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  1. OEM Tires: Crappy AND expensive?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Dunlop*SP Sport 5000 M Just got a 2017 Mazda 3 GT Hatchback with the Dunlop SP Sport 5000 tires found in the link above. Now I see some excellent reviews on a few good tires of that size in the $120 - $180 range, but these are $180 and have TERRIBLE performance ratings for everything except dry...
  2. Crappy logic in nav software for choosing path...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    My Europe road trip is in 3 weeks and still no 2016 map updates, but anyway... I am not sure I would use this sat nav as I have a feeling, it's logic is completely crazy. At least for ireland, whenever I use it to take me to countryside, I have a feeling it always chooses the worst possible...
  3. Crappy windshield

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Bought my car almost 1 year ago today. Beginning in about April I began to see what appears to be about a million tiny rock chips. Figured no way and did what I could do to clean the glass. Scraped it, clayed it, steel wooled it, polished it. Nothing came off. Spots are still there. The glass...
  4. Precise Steering But Crappy In Crosswinds

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I am surprised to find the constant steering correction from crosswinds or trucks that are needed to keep me "on track". My 10 year old Mazdapeed is like a locomotive in comparison. So the lighter Miata doesn't get blown around and steers in some ways less exciting than my s Touring Mazda 3. I...
  5. Napkin's (Crappy iPhone Pics) Build Thread.

    M3R Rides, Meets and Pics!
    FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM AND WATCH THIS PROJECT GROW! -----> NAPKIN'S INSTAGRAM - CLICK HERE! <----- Well....even tho I love my car, it was ratchet and disgusting when it was stock. So I figured I'd make a build thread about whats changed, so here we go! This is literally the ONLY pic I...
  6. Hate crappy drivers!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    so yesterday im stopped at a red light like any other day when BAM!! sum1 just smashed right into the back of my car!! it was a 1994 honda civic and it was totaled completely! my car needs a new rear bumper and the exhaust is bent.. hopefully insurance can get it back to the way i had it!!!
  7. my car is running crappy!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    my 2010 mazda 3 gt 6 speed began running rough today and then the mtor began to surge violently and then the check engine light came on! th car is being towed to maple shade mazda for service. this bbbbbbbblooooowwwwws! i hope that its not something big. i have never put any thing or modded any...