pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
45,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. replace clutch (1 reports)
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problem #1

Jun 022014


  • Manual transmission
  • 45,000 miles

Yes, clutches fail and are dependent upon driving habits. A/C compressors fail and are dependent upon how much they are used. Engines fail and it depends on how hard you drive them and how well you maintain them.

Our current Mazda 3 is a perfect example of how you can do everything right, yet have everything go wrong. To recap, a blown A/C compressor at 24,000 miles, a burned out clutch at 45,000, and a blown engine at 57,000. This car has been a real joy to own.

- ecvorst, Saint Peters, MO, US