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  1. 1,000 Mile Review - The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hello Everybody, Just hit 1,000 miles in my 2019 hatchback and that means it's time for a review. First we will start off with the good. -I am averaging about 28.5 MPG with mostly highway driving with the a/c on most of the time. I suspect the mileage will get even better as the engine...
  2. Getting a good deal?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I'm ready to pull the trigger on a 2019 Mazda3 Preferred. Since I'm unfamiliar with Mazda and their marketing tactics, do you think they'll offer any rebates or discounts on the 2019 models in the US as we get closer to Memorial Day? Right now, most US dealers are taking around $1,000 off of...
  3. FS: Genuine mazda3 all weather floor mats (used in good condition)

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Unfortunately i'll be parting with my 2014 Mazda 3 sGT. I will be parting out some of the accessories. All weather mats, in good condition, Part# 0000-8B-L82 online price: $78.00 selling for: $40 local pick up only in Bayside, NY non-negotiable.
  4. 2018 Mazda3 Touring Sedan - Is this a good deal?

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi all - new to the forum. I hope this kind of post is ok here. I am in the market for a vehicle (new or used) and have spent the last week or so shopping around. Well today a Mazda dealer (2 guys up from the initial salesman, getting to this point was about 3 hours) offered a deal that I am...
  5. CarPlay sound quality in 2017 3GT - not very good

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Just came back from the dealer with Carplay update installed in my 2017 Mazda3GT. Previously, the USB audio sounded very good, better than the Bluetooth feed. After the update, the Bluetooth feed seems to be the same as before, but the USB feed now thru CarPlay sounds much flatter, with a...
  6. Buying a rim from MazdaSwag - the good, the bad, the ugly

    Mazda Swag
    Well...I had damaged a rim and bought a new replacement for it from their website. Even with the shipping costs included, I saved close to $100 versus going to my local dealership. Great deal..right? Well..they have to order the rim from their distributor, which takes an added 2-3 days...then...
  7. are JBR coilovers any good? 2011 mazda 3 sedan 2.5L

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hey guys, Just asking around if people have experience with JBR coilovers. Its that time of the year where I randomly have the urge to research parts for cars but I never really pulled the trigger to buy some high performance parts for my car. I am really a noobie, but I do wonder if coilovers...
  8. Dai Wheels a good option? Tints too

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Greetings from Toronto, Canada! Just bought myself my first car, a white 2015 Mazda 3 Sport GS. I'm loving it so farand stumbled on this site for some opinions on getting tinting done and possibly some new wheels. I've found what I think to be a good deal on some summer wheels, Dai Autobahns in...
  9. Good Evening From The UK

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Good Evening from the UK! I've just bought a 2015 Mazda3 sportNav, I'm getting comfy for the evening with a beer to read through the mountains of post. I'm looking at some of the tweaks for the info system, such as adding AA. Enjoying the car so far!
  10. Good day!

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Good day folks! I'm Odi from the SW Burbs of Chicago, I have just purchased a 2015 S Touring Sedan in Liquid Silver with 38k miles :) I was hoping for a hatch but the time and price was right. I used to be very active on Pontiac GrandPrixForums.net (now moved to GrandPrixForums.com) and...
  11. New Member from Good Ole Woodstock, GA!! HIYA!

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hey everyone, nice looking forum around here! Glad to be a part of it. I hail from Woodstock, GA and I have my beloved 2009 Mazda 3s Hatchback. Its copper mica in color with cloth seats. I drive the car over 100 miles per day for my commute and I absolutely love the car.
  12. New '13 Mazda 3 HB - did I get a good deal?

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi everyone, I just picked up a 2013 Mazda 3 i-Touring MT HB the other day. The car has 69k miles from the original owner and is in really nice shape in and out. I ended up getting it for just under $8500, which from what I can tell is about 1.5-2k under the norm for my area (northeast). For...
  13. Good mechanic in Chicago?

    Great Lakes Region
    I just got a 2014 Mazda3 GT. Got it from a Subaru dealership with no warranty. After driving it a bit, I realized the driver's seat has a slight rock to it, which is very noticeable with quick stops. I've seen on the forums this is an issue for a number of Mazda3s. Also, just last week, my...
  14. Navigation SD Card Backup No Good

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi, first post. After driving the requisite 63 miles, I downloaded Mazda Toolbox and attempted to update the SD card. It recognized the VIN info on the card. I started the backup process and it successfully downloaded the files, but toward the end of the installation process I got an error...
  15. Tire size for OEM 18"? DWS06 good for what I need?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    About to replace the dunloops and I was wondering if I should stick with stock size? Any thoughts, im a total n00b when it comes to tires and sizes. Strongly considering continental dws06. REALLY REALLY want to quiet down the ride. Driving for 2+hrs gives me a headache. Hoping this is a good...
  16. Anyone know where to get a good set of slotted rotors?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I wanted to get the corksport bbk but the price is expensive plus it's only the front. Anyone know a where to get a good full set of slotted roots for the 2015 Mazda 3 sgt?
  17. Good deal on Navigation SD card

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Well I either got a good deal on a Navigation sd card or screwed up. I have a 2016 Mazda 3 touring. I found one on Amazon for $98.49, including the shipping. It is shipped by some company called Power Motorsport which I couldn't even find anything on when I googled them. In the last 6 months...
  18. Good price for 2017/3/GT/Hatch

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey all, please help me! I need some hints as far as what you paid for your NEW 2017 Mazda 3 Hatch GT with Premium Eq Package as well as i-ActivSense. I live in Seattle, WA. I'm at the point of negotiating prices. I'm trying to get one for about $23, 500. And this is after all discounts but...
  19. 2015 Mazda3 i Sport 40k Miles. A good deal?

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello all, I am close to making a deal with a used mazda3. It has 40k miles and it's a rental from Montana. They are offering the car for around 11 to 12k when on KBB it's priced as 13.6k. Why would they offer it at a low price? Anything I should look out for specifically before making this...
  20. Good Morning

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi, another new guy here driving a 2017 Sportsline model. I´m from Germany so please forgive orthography issues Looking forward for some nice forums discussions. Regards