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  1. Flexible Oil Change and Oil Consumption Qs

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Greetings all...yep...it's an oil thread. Please accept my apologies in advance. So when I bought my car the dealer set the maintenance minder to 'scheduled' every 5,000 miles with oil change and tire rotation turned off. Once I got it back from my first free oil change, I turned the scheduled...
  2. Diesel 2.2 Automatik consumption

    2014-2018 Diesel Engine
    Hi all, I bought last year a used Mazda BM 2.2 Diesel Automatic 11/13. With the car so far am really happy, I have though an issue/question. I think that this car consumes a lot and I sadly don't know how to compare it with the "normal consumption" that this har should have. If I drive highway...
  3. Oil and Coolant consumption before 30000 km maintenance

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hello everybody. Guys, please advise me in two questions: Mazda 3, 2 L, 165 hp. 1. Soon 30000 km maintenance, now the killometrage is 29,500 km. The oil is now slightly less than half on the dipstick between the maximum and the minimum, which means that 600 ml has gone for almost 15,000 km. Is...
  4. Excessive oil loss in brand-new 2.0 SkyActiv

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I started to add this post to an older thread on a similar topic, but then I decided it would be better to start a new thread. Here's my problem.... I have a 2016 Mazda3 with the 2.0 engine and manual tranny. After four months of ownership, I only have 2,100 miles on it, most of it suburban and...
  5. Fuel consumption

    2014-2018 Diesel Engine
    What kind fuel consumptions are people getting on there 2.2 diesel engines. It is advertised at 0,48 liters per 10 km. I am getting nowhere near that.
  6. Engine oil consumption

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi all, I’ve been the proud owner of my 2014 Mazda3 Sport GS 2.0L since April 2014. Being my first brand new car, I’ve babied it every time I’m behind the wheel. I took possession of it with 84 kilometers on the odometer, and I’ve been diligent with breaking in the engine as optimally as...
  7. Mazda 3 Oil Consumption

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi, What is your oil consumption guys? I had to refill around 0.6 liters after 19000 km (11800 miles). Is that "good" or "bad"? ps. I know the tech manual says 0.8l / 1000 km and mine is way better than that but I was expecting a total 0. pps. 2.0l engine, 120 HP, Hatch
  8. Fuel Consumption Monitor Bug (Version 25)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I recently noticed a possible minor bug/issue within infotainment version 25 and was wondering if anyone else noticed it, or if it has been fixed. When viewing fuel economy, the bottom half of the screen is supposed to be your historical MPG, displaying the average of your last 5 resets (per...
  9. 2014+ 2.0L Idle Fuel Consumption per Hour

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Does anyone happen to the fuel consumption rate per hour for the 2014+ 2.0L at idle? I am wondering how the Mazda3 will compare to the VW TDI (0.10 gallons per hour at idle) in suburban driving with many long stop lights. The traffic pattern here is sit at a light for 2 - 4 minutes, accelerate...
  10. fuel consumption

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    hello all! i am from israel....i am very impressed from the forum! i think i find "new home " :) i just bought new mazda 3 eng 2.0 sedan approximately i will get it in 2 weeks. i know the manufacturing information but the reality is different! so anyone here can write estimate of his car that...
  11. 2010 Mazda3 real-world fuel consumption (mpg) numbers

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Congrats to all new 2010 Mazda3 owners! :thumbup 1: Now that's you've gotten accustomed to your new ride, please post some of your real-world mpg numbers so that all us future owners can truly know what to expect. Please specify engine, tranny, usual driving style and if possible a breakdown of...