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Re: 2012 Upgraded Mazda 3 Facelift Details
« Reply #15 on: March 23, 2012, 09:48:06 PM »
So...

No Xenons
No 6 disc CD player
Same faulty Sat Nav System
No SkyActiv engines

Just what does the "Facelift" actually get that is fundamentally different enough to call it a facelift ?
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Re: 2012 Upgraded Mazda 3 Facelift Details
« Reply #16 on: March 23, 2012, 10:11:50 PM »
Same faulty Sat Nav System

What's the fault with the Sat Nav?
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Re: 2012 Upgraded Mazda 3 Facelift Details
« Reply #17 on: March 23, 2012, 10:15:32 PM »
I've seen more than one posting on here about problems with the sat navs. Personally as I do not have one I don't exactly know. But in a post earlier this evening it was established that the facelift has the same sat nav as already in current models.
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Re: 2012 Upgraded Mazda 3 Facelift Details
« Reply #18 on: March 23, 2012, 10:41:47 PM »
ok, mine has always worked well when I've needed it.
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Re: 2012 Upgraded Mazda 3 Facelift Details
« Reply #19 on: March 24, 2012, 11:14:31 PM »
Gosh - I wonder what Mazda are playing at.  Mazda's main aim right now is to increase 'brand loyalty' as their retention rate is around 23% compared to the market average of around 50%

I wish them luck with such penny pinching designs; they will need it

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Re: 2012 Upgraded Mazda 3 Facelift Details
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2012, 04:28:38 PM »
So...

No Xenons
No 6 disc CD player
Same faulty Sat Nav System
No SkyActiv engines

Just what does the "Facelift" actually get that is fundamentally different enough to call it a facelift ?

You missed no global close or one touch up / down on all four windows

But you do get a different colour LCD and smaller front fogs and minor chnages to the skirts and alloys.

Well worth it!!!!  ;D
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Re: 2012 Upgraded Mazda 3 Facelift Details
« Reply #21 on: March 30, 2012, 04:48:42 PM »
they have the same sat nav system as befor....
Anybody know if you can retrofit the new TomTom unit for the 3?
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Re: 2012 Upgraded Mazda 3 Facelift Details
« Reply #22 on: May 23, 2012, 01:02:16 PM »
I like where Ikuo Maeda is taking this. Funny how the additions make it look a wee bit more like an RX8. Then again I loved his original designs for the RX8 and 2.

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Re: 2012 Upgraded Mazda 3 Facelift Details
« Reply #23 on: February 25, 2013, 11:48:03 AM »
Is it worth getting the 2.2 Sport Nav Diesel or stick to the 1.6 Diesel?

The 2.2 Sport only has the front heated window, LED light and the Sat Nav slightly different over the 1.6.x.

is the 1.6 Diesel quick enough or is the 2.2 Sport worth the extra money for the engine over the lack of extra's compared to the 1.6?

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Re: 2012 Upgraded Mazda 3 Facelift Details
« Reply #24 on: February 25, 2013, 04:32:19 PM »
Turbine, I noticed you have posted the same questions in another thread. To avoid double posting on the forum, please continue here: http://www.mazda3forums.co.uk/index.php?topic=11504.msg100509#msg100509

Thanks. :)
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Re: 2012 Upgraded Mazda 3 Facelift Details
« Reply #25 on: July 30, 2015, 08:59:37 AM »
I've seen more than one posting on here about problems with the sat navs. Personally as I do not have one I don't exactly know. But in a post earlier this evening it was established that the facelift has the same sat nav as already in current models.
So...

No Xenons
No 6 disc CD player
Same faulty Sat Nav System
No SkyActiv engines

Just what does the "Facelift" actually get that is fundamentally different enough to call it a facelift ?
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Re: 2012 Upgraded Mazda 3 Facelift Details
« Reply #26 on: December 30, 2016, 02:09:14 PM »
Reported problems in not being able to find address with postcode.  Mazda replied that the latest update December 2016 will now do this

https://mazda-eu.naviextras.com/shop/portal?live.ui.locale.code=en

Hope this helps some of you
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Re: 2012 Upgraded Mazda 3 Facelift Details
« Reply #26 on: December 30, 2016, 02:09:14 PM »