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2004 Hatch, purchased May 2004. 66001 miles as of today.

On my 2nd set of tires (Khumo ASX's). Fronts are about 1/2, backs still look new (I haven't rotated these, mainly so I wont have to buy 4 at the same time again (it hurt$ too bad!))

Replaced rear pads twice, rear rotors as well the second time. Front pads still original with about 20% remaining.

Had to have the intake/throttle something or another cleaned out, it was all gunked up and was making the car idle very strange. That was fixed once it was cleaned out.

I feel like the clutch is starting to slip a little, maybe it is my imagination.

Change oil every 5-6K with dino.

I have NOT done any 30K or 60K anything. Only oil changes and the above mentioned cleaning. Need to get the 60K soon though, I know I am pushing my luck.

So far nothing major has gone wrong.
 

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I did not know Alpha was Fiat's premium brand.....hmmm interesting.

I'm passing 63K in about 10 mimutes when I go to fill up.
 

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52,000 KMs.. 19 months into the lease.. no probs besides hard shifting
 

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My Odometer says 49,500. On my 2005 purchased on December 11th 2004. But yeah... :lol:
 

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Don't sweat it AMD- 63000 miles since october 2004.

I'll be leaving in 2 hours for a 600+ mile weekend, 65K is around the corner....then 75k....etc.
 

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[quote author=superjudge link=topic=65601.msg1154161#msg1154161 date=1169053131]
I did not know Alpha was Fiat's premium brand.....hmmm interesting.

I'm passing 63K in about 10 minutes when I go to fill up.
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Off topic for a second while I clarify, sorry.

Fiat owns Alpha Romeo so in this respect its effectively the premium brand of the group. However Fiat Owns Ferrari so that's the premium brand of the group really! Also Ferrari owns Maserati which is really the cheaper (slightly) brand of Ferrari. Fiat also owns Lancia which no doubt you guys no nothing about.

Errrr, now on topic.... I've done a few more miles now... errr, will that do?!
 

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[quote author=luvmazda3 link=topic=65601.msg1157634#msg1157634 date=1169222593]
52,000 KMs.. 19 months into the lease.. no probs besides hard shifting
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that alone puts Mazda up there in reliability
 

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Bought my 3 in May of 2005. I just passed 54,000 miles last week.

So far, I've had the axle TSB performed, and a cracked strut replaced. The cracked strut was a gift from the Garden State Parkway and a pothole the size of my driveway. Other than that... it's been a pleasure to own and even better to drive.
 

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[quote author=superjudge link=topic=65601.msg1207519#msg1207519 date=1171481482]
65000 miles and counting...

Felipe, you are really racking the miles up.
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Don't I know it! :?
 

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Mines a 2006 model I bought new about September 2005.

I have 24400 miles.

That averages to about 51 miles of driving per day. Since I'm getting about 22mpg City, that means I fill up on gas every 5.1 days.

So far I've had 2 PSVs replaced under warranty after throwing CELs. That's pretty much it... I do all the fluids and everything myself.

Just think, if I had my car since January 2004, I'd have about 58,500 miles on mine.

The problem is... We have to wait till our cars hit over 100K till the problems begin...

At least most people on this forum will hit that mark before me so I'll know what to expect (Or know to sell the car). :) hehe
 

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[quote author=ivan07032 link=topic=65601.msg1224879#msg1224879 date=1172178473]
182 000 miles since feb 2004
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I just want to make sure we all understand you correctly... That's 182 THOUSAND miles on a Mazda3, right? Since 02/04?
DAY-EM!!!! I think it's safe to say that you've got us all beat!! But I'd hate to have your job too. I like driving my 3, but not THAT much.

 

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[quote author=ivan07032 link=topic=65601.msg1224879#msg1224879 date=1172178473]
182 000 miles since feb 2004
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wow thats alot thats 60k miles a year!
 

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[quote author=ivan07032 link=topic=65601.msg1224879#msg1224879 date=1172178473]
182 000 miles since feb 2004
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Yes, please tell us more of any problems you might have had.
 

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I post some coment's to other topic, so i'll just copy it here again. It was " Mazda 3 vs Rabbit "

Yes, 182 000 in 3 years. I drive for living and using my car. No major problems at all. At 53 000 miles CEL showed up, i went to dealer and it was mistake, they ripped me off. They changed fuel pump, but car was running fine and my mechanic said that no way was fuel pump problem. I had to go there 3 times, because in less than week CEL was on again, they find another problem, another $ 300, and very same day, about 20 miles later, CEL on again. I got pissed, went back, they give me loaner ( Elantra ) Next day i called " Mazda of North America " headquarters, told them what's the problem, they checked they computers and knew exactly what was happening with my car. Next day i got call from dealer, that my car is ready. Since then no problems, i bet it was some sensor or something like that. Cost me all together over $ 1200. Since then i stay away from dealers as far as i can. Since then no problems at all, just brakes, oil, tires. I still have original belts and clutch, only second pair of front brake pads, 3rd in rear. Changing oil every 5 - 7 k miles. I'm planing to keep it for another 100 000 k or so, we'll see.

Here are some pics : http://share.shutterfly.com/action/welcome?sid=0IbtW7ly0ZMXlQ&notag=1
 

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2004's came with a 4 year 50k mile warranty
 

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2004's came with a 4 year 50k mile warranty
Yup and I used every bit of it lol.

Good lucki n getting another 100K out of it, that may be a challenge.
 
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