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  1. UK 18" tyre advice

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi, I've been searching for tyres to replace the stock Dunlops on my Sport Nav 3 in the UK. I previously had Michelin CrossClimates on a Golf (I live in Scotland so all season is a good choice) but these aren't available in the 215/45/18 size of the Mazda, in fact the range of tyres seems to...
  2. spare tyre size

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi all, note that I've bought a recond mazda azela from japan but did not get spare tyre but rather inflator and glue. my wheels are 18 inch 225/45R18. its zetro s4 tyres. I'm trying to find a spare tyre of the same size but in vain. my question is, can I use a lower inch rim and tyre like...
  3. What tyre pressure for aftermarket 18inch rims?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi everyone, I recently upsized my 16 inch rims to 18 inch ones and the lads recommended 240 kpa for the new tyre pressure(225/40). The original factory recommended tyre pressure for the 205/60 R16 wheels was 250 kpa. Any thoughts and advice as to the correct pressure to use?
  4. False tyre pressure warnings? No. Check brakes.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    My rear right pads have jammed twice and I ignored warnings, "false alarms", first, suddenly I noticed huge amount of heat when I walked around car on bus stop. A local dealer "fixed" problem, but after 30000 kms it's back and brake rotor is gone, because pads are worn to metal. Totally 137000...
  5. What Tyre on 2015 2.0D Sport nav (UK)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi Ive just ordered a new 3 Sport Nav 2.0D ( UK spec ) and would like to know what the standard tyres are for it with the 18" alloys ? I'd like to see what size snow-socks fit the front wheels.
  6. tyre pressure bigger tyres

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Wheels and Tires
    Hey, I got I changed my tyre size from 205 50 17 to 225/45/17 but wanted to know what the best pressure to run at would be? Also it's vibrating and steering has gone off centre since putting these tyres on. Any ideas? It's a mazda 3 2.2 185 diesel :) Cheers Phill ?
  7. Flat Tyre Today

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Picked up a large nail today and my 3 is on the space saver spare until I get it fixed. A few observations; I always seem to like the original wheels that come with most cars so I am not an aftermarket wheel fan. I really like the design of the standard wheels on this car. But the original...
  8. Tyre noise

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Wheels and Tires
    Hi, has anyone had excessive tyre noise with their 2004 SP23?
  9. Advice Needed Tyre Selection

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi to everyone. I need some advice regarding tyres for the Mazda 3. Will fitting a 225 or 235 on the standard 7 inch rim increase 0-100kph times? I figure more rubber on the road, less wheel spin from take off. How wide can we go with 7 inch rims? Any info much appreciated. Marc.
  10. Space saver wheel & tyre size

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Can anyone tell me the correct size for the space saver please, I've just collected my nearly new Mazda 3 2ltr Sport which is on 18" rims with 215/45 tyres as standard. I don't like the tyre repair kits and we don't get a spare as standard in the UK. Mazda wants nearly £380 for the wheel, jack...