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  1. Best Model/Years Mazda 3

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi. I currently have a ford focus zx5 hatchback (2005) with over 250K miles. It's time to get a new ride! I love the Mazda 3. I want a manual. I want a hatchback. My budget is 10K. I'm in the southeast, so I don't have to worry too much about cold weather--and it's only snowed here once in the...
  2. GT model tech upgrades?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello! I have a 2014 GT model how ever the previous owner did not have the insight to order it with the teck package :( Id like to know if it is possible to install some of the luxuries found in the tech package after the initial car build? Ive been looking around for a while but so far...
  3. RHD model - where do you rest your right leg?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi everyone, I bought a 2015 Mazda3 (right hand drive as I live in England) and after one week of commuting to work (one hour each way) I get some pain in my right leg as I can't rest it properly against anything. On the door my knee comes exactly in the gap between the handle and the speaker...
  4. What is the Difference in Model Number for EBC brake pads

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Appreciate any info or source here. I’ve been looking at the green stuff 2000 pads and i notice they all have different model numbers. DP21043 DP21661 etc Anyone know of the differences? could not find answer on EBC webpage or google.
  5. May have purchase the wrong model of Mazada 3

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I recently purchased a Mazda 3 Hatchback 2018 GTS. At the time of purchase, I indicated that I wanted the full safety package (meaning the automated safety things like brake assist, lane departure, etc). The sales person said that GTS comes standard with that. Unfortunately, that wasn't true...
  6. Radio base model 2014 Mazda 3

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi guys, I have a 2014 Mazda 3 with a base model radio (non-touch screen) the radio is not turning on. It has no sign of power. I was woundering if their is a rest method like with touchscreen one for the base radio. The fuses are okay. Also Bluetooth calling still works. So, I know the speakers...
  7. 2017 Base Model to GT Seats?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hello everyone, been awhile! I've been out and about playing around with my newest project, an old truck :P Of course, my Mazda's still getting a ton of use and a little love too but I've strayed a bit from modding it and I miss it. So, I'm looking to do some subtle tweaks to it for now. First...
  8. 2nd Gen model comparisons online

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Team, I've been looking high and low to find online model comparisons for 2nd Gen Mazda 3's. What's there, what's not? Why this one has that and the other doesn't. Different engines/transmissions/interiors/exteriors etc. Has anyone ever stumbled upon anything online that can compare models...
  9. Base Model Audio Upgrade

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Has anyone have any information at all on swapping out the Base Radio to a Mazda Navigation Set Up in the 2015 Mazda 3 Sedan GX.
  10. Rear view camera problem 2013 model

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi All I have a 2013 model here in the UK. A few days ago my reverse camera suddenly stopped working, when I put it in reverse it only brings up parking sensor image. From doing research it seems a common problem but others seem to have intermittent problems and it will work again, mine...
  11. Types of Break Pads on Mexico Built 2015 Model

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I was planning on changing my own break pads as they are apparently worn. I looked around the forum and found out that the rear pads are the QC1679, so my question is which pads are for the front tires? and which break pads do you guys recommend in general (front and rear). Cheers.
  12. Replacing '14 base model taillights

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I'm looking into replacing my taillights with some aftermarket ones that look more like the newer model's. Wondering if anyone has experience with or knows about these ones off aliexpress.. Costing about 270usd for them and a local shop will help me install them for 80$.. Any advice or tips...
  13. Reversing Camera 2014 Sedan Uk Model

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    hi guys ive had a look around but cannot find any definitive info to say yay or nay, is it possible to fit reversing camera on a 2014 mazda 3 sport nav, i have infotainment. is the wiring pre installed on uk cars or not? are aftermarket cameras easy to connect in? (have some electrical...
  14. #3 cylinder coil failure - 2015 sGT model

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi all -- Not my first post by a long shot -- I was PuMoDi until the board got hacked and people had to change their passwords. For some reason, mine was unchangeable (it was not sending the change to my registered email address) and when I notified administrators way back when I never heard...
  15. Mazda 3 BK 2.0 2006 model track car build - with weight reduction info!

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    G'day from Australia! I just picked up my first Mazda, a 2006 Mazda 3 2.0 manual. This rocket is gonna be used on the track only, won't be street driven. Went on a mission to remove some weight from the vehicle. I'm keeping tabs in my phone of everything I gut out of the car. I am a 105kg...
  16. Fit: 18 Grand Touring OEM rims on iSport model

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi guys, Noobie here, I have a 2015 Mazda3 iSport that I really love. I bought it new and now it's time to change its tires. I was thinking of going further and replacing the rims as well. It currently has the stock 16-inch steel wheels with hub caps and I was hoping to upgrade them to...
  17. Paddle Shifters in Base Model 3?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    I've seen the 2.5 MZ3 and higher trims with paddle shifters, and I know that some of the wiring for the higher trims is already available in the base models (i.e. the fog light wiring harness), so my question would be has anyone attempted to retrofit the paddle shifters into a base model 3? I'm...
  18. swapping from base model stereo to high level

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi, Jus wondering what parts would be required if I were to upgrade my base level stereo to something a bit more upmarket (like, from the SP25 GT or similar?)
  19. FS: K&N SRI w/ "Cool Box" Model 69-6033TTK Typhoon Series

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    For sale: K&N Short Ram Intake with Heat shroud (or cool box as they call it) for the 2014 Mazda 3 2.0l automatic. Description: Bought brand new from the US, brought back to the Philippines. I am prioritizing local customers to avoid shipping problems. Box was opened for packing into luggage...
  20. Oem keyless model

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    Hii my 2007 comfort come only with key and without keyless remote I'm was thinking if its is possible to put the oem one? And when can i buy it? Or best aftermarket one? Tx Sent from my MI 5 using Tapatalk