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  1. Worst review of the 17 Mazda 3

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    This has to be the worst review I ever come across:
  2. poll of Ten Best and Worst Cars of 2016 by TTAC

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    3 Mazdas in the top 10... All the Cars You Nominated for Ten Best and Worst of 2016 Also, from the comments section: "FAHRVERGNUGEN April 26th, 2016 at 3:21 pm "I work with spreadsheets TOO much. But today it were fun! I looked across major mfr lineups (all GM vs ALL Toyota, PAG, etc.; delete...
  3. worst of the worst?

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    Thought I'd start this thread after seeing a truly horrible vehicle in my neighborhood yesterday... a malaise-era (1973) Mustang convertible (w/white interior and top!). Does it get any worse than this?
  4. Lowered cars... What was the worst bump you ever hit ?

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    Anyone here ever went over a bump or scraped so bad it made you cringe and maybe thought you broke something ? It happen to me a couple times but today was un avoidable and knew it was coming. I live in Vegas so I was heading to red rock on the freeway and missed the turn and has to get on the...
  5. Worst nightmare, one of the valve cover holes that hold the coil pack cracked...

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I was changing my spark plugs and on the 4th plug (the far left one) when I was loosening the coil pack bolt (the things where the two engine cover clips are attached to) to change the 4th plug the bottom part cracked. Now I need a whole new valve cover I guess... where should I buy it from? I...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I'm planning to lease a 2014 Mazda3 hatchback manual touring after my vw golf lease expires very soon. I got the 2012 golf during sign and drive so zero $$$ out the door and monthly of $256. What are the best leases I can expect with mazda. My local dealer has many 2014 3s on his lot.
  7. Worst yet or do you have better?

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    I was at the mall the other day with my girl and we stumbled upon this. Someone left a note something about, "Hope you dont have sex like the way you park or you'll never get it in". lol
  8. Bridgestone Turanza EL-400 - Worst Tire Ever?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I would say these are the worst tire ever, or at least the worst I have experienced on a vehicle. These come stock on the new Skyactiv 3 and I believe also on the base model and sport trim (any of which have 16" rims). Other than horsing around taking corners at intersections with a little...
  9. The worst has happened =(

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    it happened.. out of the blue.. just driving.. then boom... BIG boom.. I .. got a CEL... damnit! 5 codes as a matter of fact. 1: Internal control Module torque calculation performance P061B 2 : system too lean 3 : Intake air temp sensor too high ( what degree in F will trip this? ) 4 : MAF...
  10. Worst MLB Fashion I Ever Saw

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    I've been living in South Korea since last July. Here, MLB caps are considered one of fashion items, so wearing a cap doesn't mean that person is a fan of a certain club. I've been a cute young lady sporting the Milwaukee Brewers cap last summer and saw at least 20 different clubs so far. It...
  11. My worst nightmare has occured:(

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Sitting a a stop sign on friday. Waiting to make a right turn. Car coming from my passenger side down the road i was about to turn onto. Instead of making a normal left turn, into her own lane, the women drive into the front of my car. She turned into the wrong lane. She was on the phone and...
  12. Mazda ranked 2nd worst in brand perception by Consumer Report

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Not sure if this is right place, but since Mazda includes our 3, I decided post it here. Chevrolet, Ford, and Subaru jump in brand perception- Yahoo! Autos Article Page I don't think Consumer Report is geared toward C&D, MotorTrend crowd and this report doesn't mean much to us but can you...
  13. Worst Car You've Ever Owned?

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    What's the worst car you've ever owned? In terms of quality, reliability, driving feel, etc.? Mine was my 2000 VW GTI VR6. I loved it...when it was running right or not getting fixed. It was a special-order Tropic Orange. Extremely rare color. Among some of the issues I had: - Broken window...