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  1. Purchasing a 2017 loaner car?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Does anyone have any thoughts and/or experience with purchasing a 2017 Mazda3 certified loaner car with less than 7,500 miles on it? Is this a good idea or a bad idea? Are there any pitfalls I need to be aware of? Any help and/or advice is much appreciated.
  2. Thinking of purchasing a mazda 3, need some advice.

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hey everyone, After owning my 2000 volvo s70 and it almost hitting 300k miles, its starting to reach the spot where i'm going to start to throw money at it constantly even though it has been great to me. I've been looking at alot of cars and (as a college student) I wanted something reliable yet...
  3. Purchasing Parts in Thailand

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Will be visiting Thailand in December (fun, work, and 2 root canals) and if time allows, want to visit shop (either Chiang Mai or Bangkok) which has Mazda3 aftermarket parts that might be unavailable in the United States. Any suggestions appreciated.
  4. Purchasing Saturday.... help me decide!!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Will be purchasing a new 2017 Mazda3 GT snowflake white pearl mica on Saturday. Two dealerships are vying for my business. The two cars are both manual transmission, black interior and premium package. The differences are that Car1 comes with the $1100 I activesense safety package while Car2...
  5. Purchasing BC Coilovers

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I'm in the works of buying BC coilovers. Anything else I should be buying so it'll all work out when I put them in and align the car?
  6. Hello all...considering purchasing a 2010 3

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi guys. I am looking at a 2010 Mazda 3 I Touring Sedan. It's got about 70k miles and is in pretty good shape, but does have some cosmetic stuff here and there. I am right around 9k at the moment with the seller. Does this sound like a good deal? Anything specifically I should concern myself...
  7. New to site and thinking of purchasing a 3

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Thanks for welcoming to the site! I have been a fan of the 3 since it was a Protoge and I am seriously thinking of purchasing one soon. Right now I drive a Dodge Ram, which is for my wife's business as we need to move loads of gear around, but absolutely hate it as a daily driver (horrible...
  8. Need help in purchasing lugs for aftermarket wheels

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi Everyone, I have a 2011 Mazda 3 and purchased VSR Victory wheels, 18x8.0 with +35 offset. I am completely lost in the world of lug nuts and cannot seem to find a forum that indicates exactly what I would need for these wheels. I was told by the wheel distributor to buy 12x1.5 tapered seated...
  9. purchasing 1 12 inch kenwood 1200 watt sub 400 rms.. need help with perfect amplifier

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    the exact sub is kfc-w3013ps.... im only buying one i dont want 2 subs. Not sure what amplifier to get need the perfect amp. i was looking at the kenwood 100 watt amp but i keep reading reviews that kenwood amps overheat so need some help.. i hear this sub is good and its cheap on amazon so...
  10. Planning on purchasing a 2012 Mazda 3 soon!

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi guys, I'm new to this forum just signed up today, but it seems like a great community. I'm thinking about getting the 2012 Mazda 3 iTouring w/ Skyactiv and moonroof/bose sedan. I wanted to know, what would color would you choose the Black Mica or the Graphite? I really love both colors but...
  11. Need Helping Purchasing Springs

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hello Everyone, I did a search on springs, but I couldn't find any topic that was comparing all the springs. I looked on the parts page and it seems like the available springs are (removed Racing Beats since the drop seemed too little): H&R, Eibach, Road Magnets, Canuck Motorsports, and Tein...
  12. Neebie needs advise for car purchasing

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I am finally ready to leave my POS 2002 honda civic salvage title. After driving several sedans out there on the market I fell in love with th e 2010 Mazda3. I dont have all the money in the world neither the best credit either. I have managed to pick out two that I think i can be able to...
  13. Purchasing my Mazda 3

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey, I've been researching getting the 2010 mazda 3 for some time, ive researched every feature and have been sneaking on to lots to get closer looks, looking inside etc. Yesterday, i decided that i want to testdrive one. There was an ornery man with giant sunglasses at the dealership that...