2014 Mazda Mazda3 2.0L 4-cyl. 6-speed Automatic Consumer Review - Great car with a couple

2014 Mazda Mazda3 - Consumer Review

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i Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4-cyl. 6-speed Automatic)

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Great car with a couple concerns
By wayne100 on


2014 Mazda Mazda3 i Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6A)


A great car overall for it's class. You should definitely test drive one if you are considering a similar class car. You'll be impressed.

Favorite Features

The drive. It's refined, nimble and responsive. Less road noise than previous models. Much better braking systems and climate controls.

Suggested Improvements

The NAVIGATION is not TOMTOM as all the dealerships and service people claim. It's a NAVTEQ Denso system that has no free download like the previous TOMTOM systems. And if they do decide to upgrade a maps, it will cost you $199 US for the SD Card. I found this out after trying to download recent maps from the TOMTOM site as per the instructions of several Mazda dealerships. This might be a sticking point in the future for Mazda and owners of this vehicle who rely on the built-in navigational system. I've contacted Mazda USA on this issue and haven't heard back from them yet. MPG mixed is about 29.7 right now. About 3mpg less than advertised, but still braking it in so will see.
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By eserna
on 11/01/13 22:44 PM (PDT)

The SD card should be in the car when you buy it and located in the SD card slot next to the USB ports in the center armrest/storage compartment. If it isn't there, you need to talk to your dealership. Map upgrades are free for the first three years.

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