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  1. Where was your 2019 3 Made? Are ANY Made in Japan?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I live in the US and my 2010 Mazda 3S GT sedan has pretty much never had a real problem (knock on wood)! It was made in Japan. I see the new 2019 Mazda3s are made in Mexico. My 2010 is top of the line for its year. It was made extremely well and while I am not selling it, I am thinking about...
  2. Japan vs Mexico

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Does it matter much where the car is made, Japan vs Mexico? Was reading an article about the factory in Mexico. https://www.autonews.com/article/20140310/OEM01/140309909/inside-mazda-s-salamanca-factory
  3. New from japan

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello I’m ed, long time fan of these cars. Recently retired from active duty and now I contract for the navy, lets me stay here with my wife and future boostaholic kids. Shopping around hoping to pick one up out here(gen 1). Did the subie evo and pre 2000 jdm cars everyone loves. Fds jzx90s...
  4. Can I used parts Japan built on Mazda 3 made in Mexico

    FAQ / How To Articles
    I have 2017 Mazda 3 (Machine Gray) Vin # starting with 3MZB-----, so made and assembled in Mexico. When I searching Right side mirror assembly and cover, they selling both "Mexico Built" & "Japan Built". The Mirror cover Mexico built, they offer, DOES NOT have "Machine Gray", but only "Gray"...
  5. Mazda CX5 2015 instrument cluster Japan to English?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Instrument cluster display Japan to English Hello, I recently bought i used Mazda CX5 2015 model (12/2015). The MZD and the instrument cluster display were both in Japanese. I manage to install the EU vesrion 59 for the MZD. The instrument cluster display is still in Japanese. Is there a way...
  6. Instrument cluster display Japan to English

    2019+ Mazda 3 How-To Guides
    Hello, I recently bought i used Mazda CX5 2015 model (12/2015). The MZD and the instrument cluster display were both in Japanese. I manage to install the EU vesrion 59 for the MZD. The instrument cluster display is still in Japanese. Is there a way (even paid way) to modify this display to...
  7. Installing Appearance Pkg, Diff from Mex and Japan made?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I’m currently installing the OEM front lip and side skirts for the 3. I ran into 2 problems, on the lip it says I need a Jack Nut tool to install jack nuts. Anyway to get around this without buying a tool I won’t use anymore? On the side skirts I was following the instructions to a T and when...
  8. Japan Racing JR11 Dark Hyper VS Gold

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hello there! I need an opinion, currently have installed JR11 Dark Hyper, but because road gravel did some damage to them, I need to fix them/repaint them. I did a fast photoshop with gold ones, what do you think? Current: <blockquote class="imgur-embed-pub" lang="en" data-id="a/ZnoSS7w"><a...
  9. back up software firmware CMU from JAPAN

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all , please how back up all the data inside the CMU from Japan. I dont find the software ( any version in Japan language for Japan market downloadable from net, only EU USA etc ) Are available the instruction for save the firmware in USB key ? you have idea how make bakup ? thank you
  10. ISO: 2014 Alexa Japan Accessories Catalog

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I was thinking that I had once seen a Japan specific catalog for the Alexa. Does this exist? If so, does anyone have the link? TIA Axela, oops.
  11. SOMEONE LIVE IN JAPAN IN THIS FORUM

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    HI someone live in Japan in this forum ? thank you
  12. Anyone live in Japan ? Need help for purchase parts

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Anyone live in Japan ? Need help for purchase parts Thanks
  13. Mexico or Japan Built?! I'm so confused!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I've searched a ton to figure out whether my car was built in Mexico or Japan. I've had people tell me "look for a certain code on the door jamb" and "check the VIN" but I don't seem to have a VIN decoder handy for my car. Can someone just end this debacle and spoon feed me the way to figure...
  14. Firmware update Japan to Europe - MZD

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi, Can i update my MZD from Japan firmware to Europe firmware? Because currently only japan language is available and as far as i understand i need to update my firmware in order to get English option. Thank you.
  15. firmware axela hybrid japan

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello !!! I need the firmware mazda axela hybrid 2015 japan... please.
  16. Japan mazda links I have not seen posted here

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have not seen these posted, if I am mistaken and this is redundant oopss. Shows the new car like I have not seen before today. I especially like the exterior lighting. ?MAZDA??????????? https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=18&v=AUbAzp-gdmc...
  17. hello from japan

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello friends, I'm mazda new cx-5 owner in Japan.
  18. Japan imported mazda3 Nav to convert New Zealand

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Guys, can anyone help me understand that why japanies imported cars nav ca not be converted into new zealand nav?? I believe this is possible bcoz every thing is based on software. Plz let me know if anyone ever tried or possible ways...
  19. Flash EU firmware to Japan car

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello, I am planning to flash the EU version of the infotainment system on my mazda axela imported from Japan to Europe. I found the instructions and i am pretty confident performing the update. I have one question, if anyone can help me. After the upgrade fm frequencies will work or i will...
  20. New Infotainment update out in Japan (59)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Drove a brand new CX3 while my Axela was in for a service and noticed this: They added the option to change between different languages. I also copied their SD card daya so we can share the Japanese maps with the community.
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