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  1. 2019 cup holders

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I sat in a 2019 Mazda 3 HB today at an auto show. I noticed the cup holders are in front of the shift and they seemed to be slightly tucked under the media console. The cupholders on my 2016 CX-3 are poorly placed so I paid particular attention to the placement of these cupholders. I didn't...
  2. USB type C charging cup holder

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm trying to get a charging cup holder like this[1], but with an internal USB Type C port. Also I would want the charging to happen from an USB port, not a lighter port. Does anybody know something like this for our cars? [1]...
  3. How to remove cup holders in 2012?

    Interior / Exterior
    I've found info for 2011 which is easy. It's not working in 2012. I think the cup holder is tucked under other parts? Do you know of instructions anywhere? I lost my ID. I put it in the cup holder while driving to a medical appt. Got out of the appt and it's mysteriously disappeared. Dug...
  4. Help please, need to remove cup holders

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    First of all, sorry if this is the wrong place to post this. Not sure where I would needed to post. 2nd. I have a Mazda 3 2011 4-door(not speed). It sound really stupid but my ipod slide down the hand-break somehow, and it is now under the cup holders or something, and I am unable to reach it...
  5. LEDCup holder NO DRILLING required.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    FORGIVE ME this is the first post of how to I have ever done. Hello and hope this helps some of you that are hesitant to drill, I looked at several other posts to see how to remove the cup holder and decided to do so to put in LEDs for my cup holder. I for one am LAZY and want to get results as...
  6. Adding Door Pull / Cup Holder LEDs to Rear Doors

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    I always thought it was cheap-o of Mazda to not add the LED door pull lighting to the rear doors and felt that would have really made the car a bit more complete in respect to the interior lighting.. So I added LED’s to the door pull and door cup holders and here’s how I went about it. I used...
  7. Dual Lighted Cup Holder Mod

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Dual Lighted Cup Holders To expand on someone else’s excellent idea’s…(drewzilla1981 and a few others for sure) I set about to do the cup holder mod and what I found was that from the passengers point of view the leds are a bit glaring to the eye and being a bit older than probably most of you...
  8. How to remove the cup holders

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi All, I have tried finding out how to remove the cup holders and I have not found to much information on it. I heard it was easy but I don't want to break anything. Which part would I start to pull up as I tried to pull up the cup holders but they seem firmly attached. Any help will do...