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  1. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    When I got rid of my 2nd gen 3, I told myself I'd get another one if they made a turbo AWD.... So here we are 😂 2023 2.5l AWD turbo 3?!?! Yayayayayaya. If you have any questions or want to see anything specific to compare l, just let me know. This is also the daily so I will probably not be...
  2. 2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I’ve come across several threads describing drivetrain noises and issues with the 2019+ AWD models only (Turbo or NA) and I wanted to create a running thread for those that have experienced these kinds of issues. Please post the following: Year, Hatch or Sedan, Turbo or NA Current mileage...
  3. 2019+ Mazda 3 Wheels and Tires
    Hi everyone. Hope everything is going well. I have a 2021 Mazda 3 Turbo HB and I had an accident with a Pothole and blew a single tire. Everything else is just fine. The car has +- 13,000 Miles (22,000 km) My wheels are Bridgestone Turanza 215 45 R18 and I just purchased an identical one to...
  4. 2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Hey! I'm new to the whole modding thing and my mazda is my daily but also the car I want to mess with the most. I have quite a few questions and need to understand this better so bear with me What turbo will fit onto my car? What do I need to do to my engine FIRST before I put the turbo in to...
  5. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Very happy to be a Mazda 3 turbo owner. I am coming from a 2005 IS300 5 spd. Loving the red interior and all the electronics. Already bought a dongle to add wireless CarPlay and it’s working great so far. One quirk I am not a fan of is the radio controls. It’s so complicated to change the...
  6. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hey yall! Just got my 2020 Mazda3 hatchback Polymetal gray in early April. I actually work at Nelson Mazda Murfreesboro! So if any of you have any questions at all about new year models, CPOs, etc. please reach out. I'm non-commission so I'm all about just helping people :)
  7. 2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hi ! I am getting crazy low fuel consumption on my new Mazda 3 Skyactiv X 2L AWD Automatic. The car has around 4000km, I bought it yesterday. Mazda says the car should get, on average, 6.9l/100km (34MPG). On the highway, I get between 4.1 and 4.5l/100km (around 57MPGs) and I get between 4.9 and...
  8. 2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hello all, I wanted to come back and give an update because there are people that still comment on the original post. First, I wanted to thank the very few people that showed some sort of sympathy towards the situation. Your good people. Secondly, for everyone else who has some type of snide...
  9. 2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I am coming off a lease (AWD Subaru Legacy) and will be buying/leasing my next car by the end of August. The current contenders are a preferred trim automatic FWD Mazda3 hatch or a preferred trim AWD sedan (not a bad second choice). So that brings in the debate, a FWD hatch is about the same...
  10. 2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    2019 Mazda 3 i-ACTIV AWD diagonal test! Great Result! Better then some SUV's. From the video.
  11. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Greetings and salutations. I am a new member nad have recently purchased a 2019 AWD Mazda 3 Five Door in Soul Red Crystal Metallic. This new 3 is a replacement for my 2005 Five door. I like the new one a lot better and hope it lasts at least as long as the old one.
  12. 2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    For someone living in Los Angeles and who has never driven his 11 year old vehicle in snow, is it better to just stick with FWD or would it be better to consider the AWD? My commute to work is 42 miles round trip and highway. Felt it would be better to stick with FWD. I would like your thoughts?
  13. 2019+ Mazda 3 Wheels and Tires
    I decided to powder coat a set of 19” Mazda6 wheels in gloss black and mount them along with 5m front and 10mm rear spacers. Lowering kit goes on next week.
  14. 2019+ Mazda 3 Appearance & Interior
    Check out the 19” Mazda6 wheels I had powder coated gloss black and installed on my Polymetal/Red AWD hatch. I also purchased 5mm front and 10mm rear spacers for it. I decided to go with 225/40/19 Pirelli Cinturato Strada Sport All Season tires and I have one of the first lowering kits available...
  15. 2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    7.0 0-60 for the FWD and 7.2 for the AWD. They still called out the 2.5 though. Still looks like a car of the year contender. https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/a27073458/2019-mazda-3-awd-hatchback-by-the-numbers/
  16. 2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Just ordered a new 2019 Mazda 3 GT AWD Hatch Dark Machine Grey Metallic ... should be here in a week.. I wanted to get Black but its back ordered in Canada the GT with AWD in Black or Deep Crystal Blue Mica till Sept of this year in Canada!..
  17. 2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Reviews started coming out today https://www.autoblog.com/2019/03/23/2019-mazda3-awd-first-drive-review-8736nj3/
  18. Skyactiv X
    Anyone know how many hp the 2019 Mazda 3 awd will have?
  19. Engine / Drivetrain
    Hello all, So something I've been thinking about as a dream project car would be a big turbo Mazda 3 with all wheel drive. I do realize that doing a conversion of that magnitude would be a massive project, but hear me out for a second here. I was researching the engine platform of first...
  20. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I've gathered some information from JDM Axela 22XD 4WD 6MT, USDM Mazda CX-3 AWD 6AT, JDM Mazda CX-3 4WD 6MT, and USDM Mazda CX-5 AWD 6AT. I came to conclusion that I can use JDM Axela 22XD 4WD 6MT Transmission, attached transfer case, and fuel tank; USDM CX-5 AWD 6AT drive shaft, hanger mount...
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