2019 Mazda Mazda3

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2019 Mazda Mazda3 Reliability Ratings

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2019 Mazda Mazda3 Recalls

There have been 6 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING Recall Date: 12/18/2019
  • Summary: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Mazda3 vehicles. The Smart Brake System (SBS) can falsely detect an obstacle while driving, activating the automatic emergency braking system and suddenly stopping the vehicle.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 35390
  • Consequence: Stopping the vehicle unexpectedly increases the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will update the SBS software. In addition, vehicles with certain production dates will receive an instrument cluster software update or replacement and a replacement owner's manual. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 17, 2020. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 4219L.
  • Dates of Manufacture: SEP 24, 2018 to OCT 22, 2019
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 4219L
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V907000
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR Recall Date: 07/28/2019
  • Summary: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2019 Mazda3 vehicles equipped with manual dimming mirrors. The adhesive between the interior rearview mirror and the housing may not be properly bonded, allowing the mirror to detach from the housing. Note: Vehicles equipped with auto dimming mirrors are not affected by this recall.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 22571
  • Consequence: Rearward visibility will be reduced without the rearview mirror, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the interior rearview mirror assembly, free of charge. The recall began September 19, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3919G.
  • Dates of Manufacture: SEP 24, 2018 to JUN 19, 2019
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 3919G
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V558000
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT Recall Date: 07/04/2019
  • Summary: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2019 Mazda3 vehicles. The seat cover material on both front seats may interfere with the head restraint lock release button, causing it to stick in the release position and not allow the head restraint to lock into place.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 9430
  • Consequence: Loose head restraints may increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
  • Remedy: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will install spacers at the bottom of the lock release buttons on both front seat head restraints, free of charge. The recall began August 20, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3819F.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JAN 14, 2019 to MAY 21, 2019
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 3819F
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V514000
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM) Recall Date: 06/26/2019
  • Summary: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2018-2019 CX-5, Mazda6, and 2019 Mazda3 vehicles. A software error in the powertrain control module (PCM) may cause the engine to stall.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 262220
  • Consequence: An unexpected stall increases the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the PCM software, free of charge. The recall began August 20, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3719F.
  • Dates of Manufacture: SEP 24, 2018 to MAY 10, 2019
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 3719F
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V497000
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS Recall Date: 06/06/2019
  • Summary: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2019 Mazda3 vehicles. The lug nuts on all four wheels may loosen, potentially resulting in a wheel detaching from the vehicle.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 25003
  • Consequence: A wheel separating from the vehicle increases the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the front and rear wheel lug nuts to the correct specification, free of charge. The recall began July 9, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3519F.
  • Dates of Manufacture: SEP 24, 2018 to MAY 02, 2019
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 3519F
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V425000
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WARNING LIGHT/DEVICES Recall Date: 05/13/2019
  • Summary: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2019 Mazda3 vehicles. Due to incorrect programing, the passenger air bag deactivation indicator light may erroneously turn off although the passenger air bag is deactivated. In addition, the seat belt status indicators for both the front passenger seat and/or rear seats may erroneously turn off although the front passenger and/or rear seat belts are unfastened.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 17016
  • Consequence: Incorrect indicator warning lights may lead the driver and/or passengers to be unaware of deactivated air bags or unfastened seat belts, increasing the risk of injury.
  • Remedy: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag/seat belt status indicator assembly, free of charge. The recall began July 9, 2019. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3319E.
  • Dates of Manufacture: SEP 24, 2018 to MAR 22, 2019
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 3319E
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V363000

2019 Mazda Mazda3 Warranty

The 2019 Mazda3 comes with a three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

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