2008 Mazda MAZDA3 Recalls & Reliability
There have been no safety recalls issued from NHTSA.
Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.
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1These scores come from consumer ratings of their vehicles after three years of ownership.
- Among The Best
- Better Than Most
- About Average
- The Rest
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The 2008 Mazda3 comes with a three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty. Those in the market may find it useful to read Consumer Guide's noted "Trouble Spots" of the highly similar 2007 model.
- "All Mazda 3s share a spirit of sporty driving fun, solid build quality, and a pleasant interior package." - Consumer Guide
- "A sign of a great design is typically one that doesn't require a sizable midlife refresh, and true enough, only minuscule changes have been made to the 3 over the years." - Edmunds
Warranty information last updated: 2/17/09