2012 Mazda Mazda3 Long Term Road Test


2012 Mazda Mazda3: Goodbye To A Great Car

November 14, 2012

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Yesterday, after 12-months and 20,000 miles, the long-term test of this very blue 2012 Mazda 3 came to an end. A nice man from Mazda came to our office, grabbed the keys and drove off. We'll never see the car again.

Goodbyes were quick, and for a few of us, emotional. The Mazda was popular around here. And our year with this Grand Touring example with Skyactiv proved once again that the Mazda 3 is one our favorite compacts. 

Look for a detailed wrap-up article with all of the Mazda's pros and cons to appear as soon as we can get it done.

Scott Oldham, Editor in Chief @ 20,088 miles

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Edmunds Insurance Estimator

The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2012 Mazda Mazda3 in VA is:

$144 per month*
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