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  1. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi! I recently purchased my 2nd 1st Generation Mazda 3 hatchback. My first was totaled in an accident a few years back...a burgundy red 2006 Grand Touring. Loved it. :frown2: Recently I saw a 2009 Mazda 3 Sport White Mica advertised at a Mazda dealership with one owner and...under 9,000...
  2. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Well, not exactly, but almost. If you rely on the auto lock feature of the car, then you would be in that situation. Many times, I left my car without locking explicitly; since the car has its own mind, sometimes it locks, but mostly it wouldn't. :argh 1:
  3. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    I've got the $$$, now I'm going to sink it down into my speed...OR so I thought until my wife said "NO!!! You're going to void our warrantee!" Now I have a dilemma, because with my hard earned cash I was going to purchase these mods TODAY: CP-e Triton exhaust CP-e TMIC CP-e Tial QR exhale BOV...
  4. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Wish I had known more about the factory side skirts before I bought my car. 500 bux rolled into the car payment is nothing but 500 up front for them now kinda sux. And the damn thing looks so bad without side skirts :(
  5. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    After 26 years of driving, first wreck I was in that I was liable for. There was a truck in front of me at a light turning right. I was behind him getting ready to turn right. light changes, the truck pulls out. Some Jackass blows the light on the cross street we are turning onto and the...
  6. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    Today went to have my tires rotated and balanced. The guy then pointed out that my front tires needed to be replaced, that the inner part of the tire was already at the end limit of it's life span (8500 miles). Anyone having the same issue? I know the car came with summer tires that wear faster...
  7. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I have just finished going over the "complaints" department and I have to say I had pretty much the same feelings myself. One thing however: Just a couple of weak pointers about the lack of a coolant gauge? I know this car will be driven for the most part by people who just need to put it in D...