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  1. New Member From Nashville Tennessee

    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 :)
  2. Is anyone else getting this fuel economy ? Mazda 3 Skyactiv X AWD AT

    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...
  3. Legal Advice - Sold vehicle based on extreme lie (UPDATE)

    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...
  4. FWD vs AWD thoughts

    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...
  5. 2019 Mazda 3 i-ACTIV AWD diagonal test! Great Result!

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    2019 Mazda 3 i-ACTIV AWD diagonal test! Great Result! Better then some SUV's. From the video.
  6. New Member - 2019 AWD 3 Five Door

    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.
  7. AWD vs FWD

    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?
  8. First 2019 Mazda3 AWD Hatch with 19” Mazda6 wheels and spacers

    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.
  9. 19” Mazda6 Wheels on 2019 Mazda3 AWD Hatch

    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...
  10. Car & Driver review 2019 AWD Premium Hatch

    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/
  11. Black and Deep Crystal Blue Mica GT AWD Sport is Back ordered in Canada!

    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!..
  12. AWD reviews

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Reviews started coming out today https://www.autoblog.com/2019/03/23/2019-mazda3-awd-first-drive-review-8736nj3/
  13. 2019 Mazda 3 AWD

    Skyactiv X
    Anyone know how many hp the 2019 Mazda 3 awd will have?
  14. Is an All Wheel Drive Mazda 3 Conversion Possible?

    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...
  15. Mazda3 6 Speed Manual AWD Conversion Project

    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...
  16. Who will be first, 2.5 turbo+AWD swap

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    AWD confirmed pictures sent from Japan (waiting for member from Japan to post). 2.5 turbo has also been confirmed. Will someone start the project ?
  17. New Mazda3 2.2 Diesel AWD - MANUAL

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    In Japan, Mazda will sell the 2.2 Mazda3 with 175PS, awd and manual transmission!!! My balls are tingling. Here's a screenshot of the website. ?MAZDA??????????????? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  18. AWD Mazda 3 conversions?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I saw in a posting on a 3rd Gen Mazda 3 Facebook Page that it may (With work) be possible to take the AWD system from a CX-3 and slap it on ours. They used the term "Bolt on" but i feel like thats loosely used. Is there any truth to this? I know this has been the case with other car...
  19. Mazda3 AWD - Axela AWD

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    It looks like my Axela AWD is getting a bit of attention here and on Youtube, so I thought I should make a thread for her. This is 'Lexie', my 2014 Mazda Axela AWD. It uses the same multi-plate clutch diff as the CX5. The car is a fantastic snow/ice drifter as it sends a lot of power to the...
  20. AWD from CX5 into M3.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Think its possible to take the driveline from a awd cx5 into a 2014- M3? Its the same wheelbase so it just might work if the floorpan is the same. Looks like its ready to put in driveshafts in the rear.