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Apparently, all 3 production will take place in Japan. I find this interesting considering that a car with less volume - the 6 - is produced in the states. Producing a low cost / high volume car like the 3 in Japan seems like a weird move to me - but I guess that's why I'm not an industry exec :p
 

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Well the Mazda6 replaced the 626, so they continued production at the same plant in the US. I imagine the 3 will be produced at the same place the Protege/Protege 5 was.

Building the Mazda3 in the US would mean either building it alongside the Focus (which a lot of people wouldn't like), or building a new plant.

They couldn't build it alongside the 6 at AutoAlliance Int'l, there's just not enogh room. Along with the 6 hatch and wagon, the 2005 Ford Mustang is scheduled to be built there soon.
 

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Although it will be built at the one Plant...

the benefit here is that the quality levels should be high and consistent to all customers around the world :)
 
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