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Hi guy and girl. We just got a new 2018 Mazda 3 GT HB this week and I'm having some trouble finding accessories for it. Everything is listed for years 2014-2017 and when I email people on eBay or amazon asking if it will fit the 2018 HB I'm advised "nope".
I'm looking for window visors, door sill scuff plates, Mud flaps, and a trunk sill guard. Really don't want to go to dealer and get raped on the pricing. Can anyone confirm what will fit and what won't?
I should also mention its a base GT with and automatic. No premium package.

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To my knowledge fit/finish of 2017/2018 are mostly the same with a few minor exceptions, furthermore that should include 2014/2015/2016 as well but @arathol should know for sure, hopefully he sees this post.
 

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Most accessories for 3rd gen cars fit across the board from 2014. There are some parts like exterior lights and aero kits that changed in 2017 with the face lift, and those parts should be the same for 2018. Other than that, stuff like scuff plates, floor mats, window visors, etc that fit earlier 3rd gen cars should fit 2018 cars.
Mazda Shop has a bunch of 2017 - 2018 accessories listed here-

https://mazdashop.ca/collections/2017-2018-mazda-3-accessories

A lot of those on-line aftermarket sites don't have a clue. 2018 cars are new. The on-line inventories haven't been changed or updated in many places in a couple years, some don't even recognize 3rd generation cars. The salespeople only read what is on the screen in front of them, and if it's not on their computer screen it does not exist.
 

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Specifically, the nose and tail areas changed between 16 & 17.
 

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I'm looking for window visors, door sill scuff plates, Mud flaps, and a trunk sill guard.
Window Visors from BaysonR should fit and fit well, I have a set and I love them.


Mud flaps (I suggest RokBlokz as it's a great kit) fit on the 2017+.



Door sill scuff plates and a trunk sill guard should fit as long as it's meant for the 2014+ no problem. eBay should be able to get you fixed up on those two.

Arathol and others are correct, the only difference on the exterior was a new front end design and redesigned rear bumper valence area. However, some 2014-2016 parts fit on the 2017+. I'm using the front lip from BaysonR designed for the 2014-2016 MZ3 with no issues on my 2017. The only thing that I can think of off hand that wouldn't work is aftermarket grilles, headlights, front bumpers, fog lights, and rear diffuser/valences. Everything else should work no problem, especially if it's meant for the sides of the car as there was no change between 16-17 there.
 

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I can confirm that the lug nuts and locking lugs are the same on the 2018s. lol. Those are the only things I have gotten so far for mine!
 

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Fog Lights are the same. I installed them on my 2018 3T.
What fun taking off the entire front bumper of my brand new car. :001_unsure:
 

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Earlier today, I saw that Mazda finally added the 2018 Mazda 3 to their accessories page. I think most, if not all, of the stuff is the same as the prior years but you can find the part numbers for the Mazda stuff.
 

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That's not how the 2017 installs. They go in through the back of the bumper.

Google: BALW-V4-600.pdf
They they are not the same as earlier cars.
If you can't take them out from the front its a whole lot easier to pull down the fender liner. The fogs are right there.....
 
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