The Mazda 3 is a fantastic little car with a great power-to-weight ratio and good gas mileage. It's no wonder that it is so popular with sports car enthusiasts and average daily drivers alike.
Below are some top picks for tires in the various sizes that the Mazda 3 has had over the years. If you see a tire listed below for a size that is different than the one you have, that tire may still be available for your size, too. Make sure you shop by vehicle to see all options available.
195/65R15 for Mazda 3 i Trim Levels (2004-2009)
- Michelin Premier A/S (Grand Touring All-Season) - Best wet traction and ride quality
- Goodyear Assurance ComforTred Touring (Grand Touring All-Season) - Excellent all-season traction, treadlife and ride quality
205/55R16 for most Mazda 3 (2004-2013)
- Michelin Defender (Standard Touring All-Season) - Longest treadlife
- Continental ExtremeContact DW (Max Performance Summer) - Best ride quality and wet traction
- Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric All-Season (Ultra High Performance All-Season) - Great overall performance
205/50R17 Optional on Mazda 3 S Trim Levels (2004-2013)
- Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus (Grand Touring All-Season) - One of the best tires in any size for this category
- Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 (Ultra High Performance All-Season) - For drivers who focus on wet and dry performance
- Continental ExtremeContact DWS - (Ultra High Performance All-Season) - Strong winter performance
- BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2 (Ultra High Performance Summer) - Great balance of longevity, performance and ride quality
205/60R16 on 2014 i Models
- Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus (Grand Touring All-Season) - Best gas mileage and great traction without sacrificing ride quality.
- Goodyear Eagle Sport All-Season (High Performance All-Season) - Pporty all-season tire with balanced performance and comfort
215/45R18 on 2014 S Models
- Bridgestone DriveGuard (Grand Touring All-Season) - A tire with run-flat capability that can be installed on your car as long as it has working TPMS to allow you to keep driving for 50 miles at up to 50mph if you get a punctured tire.
- The Continental ExtremeContact DWS and Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 (Ultra High Performance All-Season) - The DWS has a strong focus on winter performance, while the Pilot Sport A/S is great in warmer conditions.