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  1. Upgrading to an Optima battery?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Anyone out there, who replaced the standard battery by an Optima Red Top on a (European) Mazda 3 2014 BM? I had an Optima red top in my former Mazda 6 for several years and this battery did a great job. So, in the near future, I planned to switch to an Optima Red Top (RT C 4.2, RT R 4.2 or RT S...
  2. optima yellow top battery

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    today I tried to put in a OPTIMA YELLOWTOP battery in my 2010 mazda3 (2.0) but the factory negative cable did not reach does any one know if there is a solution for this I would hate to order a pricey battery online and it not fit. I would appriciate any feedback.
  3. 2011 Kia Optima - most desired midsize?

    Other Cars
    The Hyundai Sonata is a pretty good car, even with an offered turbo 2.0L , but no manual trans :( . Kia Optima is based on the same engine it seems only the major difference is.. it DOES have MT.. Hyundai might have messed up by not offering this , but I can see why they didn't as they're...