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  1. Car and Driver: These are the 15 Most Beautiful cars available today

    2019+ Mazda 3 Appearance & Interior
    Car and Driver online article listing what they think are the 15 most beautiful cars currently available. Mazda3 makes the list. https://www.caranddriver.com/features/g15383134/most-beautiful-cars/
  2. 2013 Mazda 3 I sport Skyactiv previously in wreck, driver rear suspension needs work

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all, new to the group here. My wife's 2013 Mazda 3 I Sport Skyactiv was in a bit of a wreck a couple years ago. She was turning left across traffic and a truck in the middle lane didn't see her (likewise, she didn't see him). He hit her going about 35-40 in a dodge ram. The impact was behind...
  3. Safety & Driver Support error

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I got the “Safety & driver support systems disabled” error twice today & Mazda didn’t have an answer this time...Can someone remind me what that means? Is it too hot outside, cold, windy or what? I swear this thing is a weathervane not a car.
  4. Driver side front wheel well shroud wiped out by debris in the road

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    2016 M3 Touring 5-door. So yesterday I had the great fortune to run over an almost intact thrown tread from an 18-wheeler while in fairly heavy beltway traffic at speed. The tread had pulled itself back into a ring and was lying on its side and it appears that I got most of it with the driver's...
  5. Driver seat controls flopped out today

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Driver seat panel/controls flopped out today How embarrassing. I went to see a friend today to show him my new car and as I get out of the car the drivers side seat panel/controls flops out. He looked at me and said, I will definitely not be buying that car. Sigh,,,,, Upon closer observation...
  6. Glare above active driver display

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Just bought a 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback Premium. Getting terrible glare on the windshield above the active driver display with sun behind me when driving north around 11 am. It comes from the edge of the box shaped hole in the dash. Any suggestions?
  7. Car & Driver review 2019 AWD Premium Hatch

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    7.0 0-60 for the FWD and 7.2 for the AWD. They still called out the 2.5 though. Still looks like a car of the year contender. https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/a27073458/2019-mazda-3-awd-hatchback-by-the-numbers/
  8. First Problem - Driver's Seat

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Well after about 9200 miles I finally had a reason to darken the doorway of a Mazda service center. After grabbing my lunch, I sat down in the driver's seat of my car to hear a slight pop as I settled. If I moved in the seat slightly, I was able to recreate the popping sound and the seat rocks...
  9. 2019 Driver Visibility - Delivery in Richmond, VA

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    First post on the forum - been looking at getting a Mazda3 for a while. Don't know if I'll ever do it (the 2019 Miata is also calling me), but I stopped by a dealer on 3/6 and they had a brand new just-delivered '19 dark blue/ red interior that I got to sit in briefly. I thought the interior...
  10. Driver side vents blow hot all the time 2013 skyactiv

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hi- 1st post ! So driver side vents blow hot all the time regardless of fresh or recirculate...with A/C on still blows hot on drivers side, cold on passenger side. My guess is actuator or linkage. I see a piece of plastic linkage just hanging like it needs a place to connect, but am unable to...
  11. Driver side window switch deactivated??

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    Hi there, 2007 Mazda 3... all electronic window controls work fine at location and from the driver door panel, except for the drivers window itself. When I try to operate the switch to open the window, i just get the "click" sound like when you reset the windows and nothing else happens...
  12. stuck manual driver seat?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    The driver's seat in my 2014 Mazda3 won't move forward or backwards. I can pull the lever in the front of the seat up, but not enough to free it. Anyone else experience this? Any tips?
  13. Driver side parking light

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi my driver side parking light inside of my headlight wont turn on. I tried taking the bulb out of the passanger side which works and putting it in the driver side but it doesn't light up anyone one have any advice on this?
  14. Driver Door Open Indication When Closed

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    First time posting but I've been looking for a good while. I have a 2010 MS3 that is completely bone stock save for a drop in K&N air filter. So the car continues to say that my driver door is open even though the door is closed. It's usually intermittent and the only temporary fix I've figured...
  15. Driver Door Open Indication When Closed

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    Hello Mazda 3 Rev, First time posting but I've been looking for a good while. I have a 2010 MS3 that is completely bone stock save for a drop in K&N air filter. So the car continues to say that my driver door is open even though the door is closed. It's usually intermittent and the only...
  16. How To Fix Driver Side Mirror?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hi, just got my 2006 Mazda 3 Hatchback and a few things need fixing. The driver side mirror goes up and down with the electrical control but not in-out (or side-to-side). I think the mirror mount is broken because the mirror is kind of "floppy" just pushing it on the sides with a finger. So...
  17. 2014 GT Driver Seat

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I just recently found the side of my seat cracking in two spots, one around shoulder level where I must brush up against the red stitching and the second is down on the outside edge facing the door. I thought I had leather but this appears to be vinyl, is it just leather on the parts you...
  18. 08 Mazda 3 i Driver door lock

    Interior / Exterior
    Ok so I recently replaced the keyless entry on my 3 and after doing this, everything synced up and the locks work properly on every door except the driver door. If I press the remote all locks will unlock/lock but the driver door has to be done manually. I can hear it trying to work and see it...
  19. I keep chirping the tires in 1st... noob manual driver.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all, First post.... it's been awhile since I drove a manual transmission. My previous car was a honda prelude ( SS), and way before that a fox body mustang. I got a sweet deal on 2015 Mazda 3 sport with 48k miles on it, I was sick of worrying about when a auto trans will die... so I...
  20. 1st Time posting, long time MS3 driver

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Just wanna greet you all Good Day/Afternoon?Evening! My 2009 MS3 for the first time this evening failed me, to bring me to my destination. Engine trouble. No power accelerating and car is vibrating, it feel like engine's gonna die. Had to exit freeway and look for car shop nearby. She has...