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  1. Starting to regret buying a Mazda!

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    A little over 800 miles and this just popped up!! Sigh, this topped with bugs with the keyless entry, TSR, full cap lock really making me think twice about buying a Mazda again.
  2. Considering buying a '16 Mazda3 Sport

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Been years since I last owned a 626, and a couple of years ago drove my brother's '06 3, and was very impressed with the car overall. Starting to look at '15 & '16 models for my wife (auto, sedan) and hoping members here can alert me to where "the bodies are buried". Seems brakes are...
  3. Buying Mazda 3 & options

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    First post here and planning to purchase a Jet Black Mazda 3 FWD Premium tomorrow for my wife. We've looked at and drove an Accord and Camry and my wife just loves the Mazda 3. The other 2 models do nothing for her. She loves the interior and exterior styling. My only concern is the engine power...
  4. Buying this mazda 3 advi e

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi everyone. I'm currently looking at buying this mazda 3. The mileage is a bit high and I wondered if it's anything to be so defend about. Also what do u guys think would be a fair offer? I've done a history check and it came out fine...
  5. Have to pass on buying this car bc of dash

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hello all, Recently I saw a black Axela Sport (Mazdaspeed 3 in USA) at a local used car dealer and was in love. Paddle shifters, low mileage, clean interior got me hooked. THEN I saw the sticky dash, which I didn't know at the time what that really was. The guy at the dealership didn't know...
  6. Thinking about buying this 2014 with 149k KBB vs Edmunds

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey people. Ive been searching for a manual 4 banger for a while and found a local 2014 mazda 3. The owner said a bunch of trips to colorado is why it has 149k on the odometer. I know these are well built cars, and it would have been up to the owners maintenance if this is a good one...
  7. How could buying Mazda Parts & Accessories online improve?

    Mazda Swag
    Hi everyone, As you know, we run MazdaSwag.com — an authorized online distributor for Genuine Mazda OEM Parts and Accessories. What you probably didn't know is, we were incorporated in 2010 and our organization is in the top 2% of customer retention in the United States. Bottom line: Our...
  8. Buying a rim from MazdaSwag - the good, the bad, the ugly

    Mazda Swag
    Well...I had damaged a rim and bought a new replacement for it from their website. Even with the shipping costs included, I saved close to $100 versus going to my local dealership. Great deal..right? Well..they have to order the rim from their distributor, which takes an added 2-3 days...then...
  9. New Here ADVICE ON BUYING CHEAP MAZDA 3

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi new here 1st post Like the title said my boy has a 05 Mazda 3 hatch 2.3 4 speed auto CLEAN and nice inside and out 115k and said I can buy it for $1000 BUT ONLY PROBLEM IS he thinks the tranny is going to go he still drives it it runs but the tranny jumps into gears and feels like it's...
  10. advice on buying a 2011 hatch S Sport auto

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    To all, Not sure if there is a FAQ on this, I didn't see one, I am kinda new to this. I have the opportunity to purchase a 2011 Mazda3 hatch S Sport automatic for $10k, it only has 22k miles. Literally a one owner, older guy whom traded it in for an SUV. Its for my kids, right now they share...
  11. New Guy needs help with buying Nav SD card

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey all, I lurk on the site all the time, there is so much information that comes up when I do a search, I was hoping someone here could get me some condensed information. I have a 2016 Mazda 3, basic model, it didn’t come with the Nav system but I could have bought the SD card from the dealer...
  12. Will I regret buying a Mazda 3?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I am in the market for a new car to replace my old daily driver, and I'm interested in getting a Mazda 3 5-door. I recently stumbled upon a discussion about the quality of the paint on the Mazda 3, and that many people were dissatisfied with the tendency for the paint to chip easily and often...
  13. Zoomzoomnation for buying parts

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    Is https://www.zoomzoomnationparts.com/ a reputable, legit site to buy parts for our m3? Casa cost so much so im willing to buy from 3rd party. And if you have other suggestion where to purchase, please do.
  14. Buying used 2014 - thoughts on mileage.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all, I'm looking at used 2014 M3s and wondering about mileage / longevity - budget is 12k. Looking at 1 owner with good service records. How are 3s once they're over 40k? Anything to watch out for? General advice welcome - thanks!
  15. In the process of buying body kit from Thailand

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys I am currently talking to one of the many mazda specialty shops in Thailand (Mz Store) in the works of getting their body kits sent over to the U.S. I just wanted to start a thread to show my progress. I am Thai and my uncle will be in Thailand in June. He will be handling my shipping...
  16. Car buying tips?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Planning on buying a new Mazda 3 gt hatchback 2017 with upfront cash and need some car buying tips to get the best deal. Any advice please.
  17. Thinking of buying a 2006 Mazda 3 sport, 155K miles...

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I am thinking of buying a 2006 Mazda sport but it has a lot of miles on it 155,000. It seems to have been well maintained so I am curious what kind of mileage these usually go to?
  18. Buying a CX-5 Today!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    So I finally got the fiancée to cave. We were going out to dinner and she made a comment about my car and was like, "when do I get to drive a nice car?" She drives a 2014 Base Nissan Rogue. Not a bad car, but no frills. So I offered to pay half of her down payment if she bought a top of the...
  19. Buying tomorrow. Any tips?

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I am buying a 2016 Mazda 3 i Sport. Just a base model, no addons, I prefer it that way, I can customize later. Anything I should know before going in? Any important questions I should ask? Is there any freebies that the dealer can throw in that I need to ask for i.e. free oil changes, swag etc.
  20. Buying New 2017 Grand Touring Hatch questions

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I wasnt sure where else to put this since is isnt a section for 2017's yet Im reaching the end of VW diesel buyback process and I will be looking at purchasing a new car. Specifically: 2017 Mazda 3 Grand Touring Hatchback Premium Package Soul Red Metallic Black interior Backup sensors...
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