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  1. ECU Tune worth the insurance increase?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Been looking at an ECU tune and sole to my insurer and they say that the mod will put the price up £70 (On top of the £250 one off payment for the tune). Are the performance gains worth it in your experience? I find the car revvy enough in the low end, it's just lacks a but of pull on...
  2. Car Insurance Cost

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Quick question. When financing a new car, does the comprehensive/collision coverage decrease or stay the same year to year? I was thinking it would go down a bit on the 2nd year of coverage due to depreciation and lower value of the car, but my total insurance cost went up by 4%. Does it affect...
  3. 38 Earn 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    38 VEHICLES EARN TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARD AMID STRICTER CRITERIA -Motor Trend 12/07/16 Small Cars: -Mazda3 -Toyota Corolla -Toyota Prius (built after August 2016) -Chevrolet Volt -Hyundai Elantra (sedan only/built after March 2016) Midsize Cars: -Mazda6 --Volkswagen Jetta -Toyota Camry -Toyota...
  4. Lowering and insurance

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Just wanted to throw this out there. Does insurance get affected if the car in lowered? I realize that different companies will have different policies, but I actually didn't even think about this until after I lowered my car. Imo lowering the car would improve the handling so therefore make...
  5. Insurance classification

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I recently purchased a 2016 i3 touring and my insurance company is classifying it as a sports car. Therefore raising the cost of insurance significantly compared to a regular compact sedan. Does any body else's insurance company do this? Or does anyones insurance not do this? If so what...
  6. Are there any OEM tracking devices on this car (for insurance benefits)?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Odd question as I know that there isn't. Or shouldn't be. But the "MyMazda" app has a "Locate Car" section (not a good app). I found that interesting as that would essentially mean that the car would have a tracking device that can reduce insurance rates. However, even if the car has this, I'd...
  7. Insurance and the Tech Package

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Has anyone gotten any direct quotes from their insurance company comparing the SGT with or without the Tech Package? I'm wondering if there is enough of an insurance difference to justify considering it. I don't care about the added safety features but the auto high beams, radar cruise control...
  8. Insurance and Mods

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey guys, if you mod your car, do you have to tell your insurance company about your new installed mods or just swap the oem parts back in if you DO get into an accident? I'm from Australia if that makes any difference, was thinking of getting a CS RSB :D
  9. Hitches and Insurance

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    So the other day, I noticed my neighbour's Toyota 4Runner had horrendous looking hitch installed. Then entire frame of the hitch (not just the receiver) stuck out by at least 3-4" from the rear bumper. I was thinking, this ought to be very very bad if he ever gets rear ended and the impact is...
  10. Insurance

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Just out of curiosity what are some other M3 owners insurance premiums. I just feel like I am getting completely screwed on my insurance. I am 24 years old and have a completely clean driving record no wrecks or tickets. My 6 month premium is $956.70 anyone else feel my pain? Oh yeah my car is a...
  11. Looking for the cheapest insurance for my 2012 Mazda3

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Just bought a 2013 Mazda3 from a friend and now it's time to insure it I'm looking at 2012 Mazda MAZDA3 2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual True Cost to Own and it says these things cost on average 2000+/year to insure. I do not want to pay anywhere near that. Does anybody have any recommendations as...
  12. Advice on insurance claim

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I hit a large opossum and my splash guards got torn off. Has anyone claimed a stuarion like this and has anyone done the work them self? Looking for tips to make this go as smooth as possible going to get some body shop quotes right now.
  13. accident on my mazda - call insurance or pay it out?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi guys, if anyone with accident knowledge that would be great. Thanks. Got into a minor at fault accident the other day. My car isn't badly damaged (just a few scrapes on the front driver side on the bumper by the wheel with a little indent by the wheel well on the metal). The driver i hit was...
  14. Wheel / Tire Insurance

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Wheels and Tires
    Hey All! Didn't see a thread specific to this topic so I just wanted to share my experience with the wheel / tire insurance that I bought from the dealership when I bought my 2012 MS3. So like I said, I purchased the wheel / tire insurance the dealer spoke about at the time of my sale. I...
  15. Insurance question

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So this is a tad off topic but the off topic section doesnt get enough traffic. My friend just told me I had to report my intake to my insurance company because if I get in a wreck, they can deny my claim because I had a modification they didn't know about. He said in some states if the...
  16. Your insurance rates high on your 3?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I'm 16 and got a 3i 5spd mtx for my first car. I know, my parents are awesome. Anyway, when we were looking at cars and called our insurance agent, he said a Mazda 3 shouldnt be too expensive to insure. It would cost the same as a Kia Soul or Hyundai Elentra or any car in its class. Turns out...
  17. Gap Insurance

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    anyone have suggestion on GAP insurance?
  18. 2010 MAzdaspeed 3 insurance

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    Hey guys, Does anyone tell their insurance company that your car has mods so that the mods will be covered in case of an accident? I informed my insurance of my mods, and they said that I might have to go into residual market insurance because my car may be too risky to insure......wtf?:mad 1...
  19. 2010 Mazda3 Car Insurance Premium Increasing?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    it has been exactly one year that i have owened my 2010 mazda3 iTouring. but my car insurance (no change, accident, etc.) has increased about 12% just after 1 year. so i asked my provider and responed with below: "The rating symbol for your 2010 Mazda has been revised. This caused a...
  20. What are all of you paying for insurance?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    Hey all, Im just doing some more information before purchase. I think I have pretty much narrowed it down to picking up a used rsx-s or a new S3. Obviously I want the S3 bad. So what do you think I could expect to pay for insurance? 26 years old married and policy would have two vehicles and...