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  1. Non-Bose Audio Ideas & Questions

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    This is for the 2018 Hatchback, but likely similar for all generation 3 models. Sorry in advance for the long post. First some simple questions. I would appreciate informed first hand responses instead of the typical "I read somewhere..." Question 1: What is the efficiency of the non-Bose...
  2. LED low beams and high beams - wattage output

    Exterior Lighting
    I can't seem to find the specs on my 2012 Mazda 3 (sedan) wattage output for headlights. I just bought LEDs for both low beams and high beams. Problem is that it looks like they run at 160w and I don't think the output on for the headlights reach that wattage. What can I do to bypass the...
  3. Head unit wattage (non-Bose system)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Thinking about installing new door speakers on my 2016 Mazda3 isport (non-Bose system). Started thinking about wattage of stock head unit, anybody know how much power it puts out?
  4. OEM headlight wattage for halogen replacement

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Not trying to burn up my harnesses but want to upgrade my bulbs to some better halogens. Don't give me any pitch about HIDs I'm not doing it. I see a lot of 35w for low I'm considering some yellow high beams and bright white lows. Just worried about melting things. Seems optilux or nokya are...
  5. Higher Wattage Bulbs For 2010 MS3 Fog Lights?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    Has anyone put higher wattage bulbs in their 2010 MS3 fog lights? I'm concerned about overheating the housings/lenses, but the stock 55 watt bulbs don't put out much light.