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2014-2018 Mazda 3 - 2.5L Short Ram Intake

Price: $199.99
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Dramatically reduce intake restrictions and get an impressive improvement in power throughout the entire RPM range with the Mazda3 SkyActiv Short Ram Intake. The SRI is a staple part for increasing your Mazda3's performance.

Gains up to 6 Horsepower
MAF housings engineered to exact tolerances and manufactured using the latest in computer-aided techniques. Machined from 6061-T6 aluminum. 

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The CorkSport Advantage

Mazda 3 performance cold air intake

  • Designed Specifically for Mazda: All CorkSport parts have been designed and tested specifically for Mazdas.
  • Velocity Stack Design: Smooths the incoming airflow and increases the flow rate of air and reduces turbulence.
  • Durable Dry Flow Air Filter: Reusable and water resistant, this unique non-woven filter media does not require oil to filter and trap dirt and actually sheds dirt under engine vibration, unlike cotton-gauze which holds contaminates until you clean the filter.
  • Custom Reinforced Silicone Connectors: Constructed from multi-layer nylon braid to provide more strength and power and a smooth internal transition for less turbulence and optimal flow

Mazda 3 Skyactiv short ram intake

 Additional Features

  • Vehicle Fitment: 2014+ Mazda 3 2.5L Hatchback & Sedan 
  • Replacement Air Filter is: Available Here
  • Designed in America: Designed in Vancouver, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest.
  • CorkSport Service & Support: Receive a 2-year warranty, full-color installation instructions, all of the needed installation hardware, and knowledgeable telephone installation support at (360)260-2675.

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How To Install Your CorkSport Mazda3 SRI

It will take you one hour to install the CorkSport Mazda3 Short Ram intake with our easy-to-use instructions.


1 hr Install Time

1 Hour Install Time

Difficulty: 2/5

2/5 Difficulty

2-Year Warranty

2-Year Warranty

No Check Engine Light

No Cel

This intake has a nice aggressive tone, there’s a little throttle lag after stopping then going again, but it’s not too noticeable.

You can definitely tell a difference when roll racing, acceleration feels faster and smoother.
10/10. If you have the axle catback or full cuaback from cork sport I highly recommend getting a short ram intake. The sounds has changed significantly, and the response from the paddle has increased.
Quick and simple install that drops a bit of weight and clutter from the engine bay. End result is a clean little unit that gives the car a bit more oomph. Butt dyno verified it added hp and the ears were pleased with the new zoom zoom sounds. 10/10 would recommend
Easy install, minimal tools needed. Perfect color of silicone and air filter. Just a perfect fit, install and performance all around they have Mazda’s in the bag. Definitely will have repeat business.
Had Zach and the guys from Corksport help me with the Combo purchase of the 2.5 SRI + Cold Air Box which was a big improvement to my Stock 2.5 GT Knight Sports.

Alot of people just do the SRI.. sure that is your call but we had the car put on a Dyno and the increase was what was advertised and than some! I have a BORLA to compliment this upgrade and a Corksport Midpipe and the Air flow increase all around has added enough to compete with a GTI and can beat BRZ and GT86s.

Had this part for a week so far and impressed as I am also trying now to run 91 and see if the increase goes further.

Thank you @Corksport I will promote your parts moving forward!

I purchased the short Ram Intake and was extremely impressed with the quality of the product as well as the ease of install. I also appreciated the power increase it provided to my 2.5L.
I've had the Sri installed on my 2015 sp25 along with the cold air box for a couple of weeks now and I am very impressed, I have noticeable gains in both throttle response and fuel efficiency. I'll be installing the cat back exhaust system shortly to go along with this install. I did have an issue with the cold air box vibrating against the ecu mount due to it being larger than the oem air box which left very little clearance between the two however this was overcome by applying a thick piece of neoprene rubber between the air box and ecu mount. All in all I'd highly recommend anyone with a 2014+ 3 to go ahead with the Sri / air box install you won't be disappointed. Luke from south Australia.
I added the SRI with the Cold Air Box on a 2016 2.5L Mazda 3 sGT with about 7K miles on it. From collecting the tools through install, test drive and checking tightness, cleaning up, etc., the whole thing took about 90 minutes - at a leisurely and careful pace. I'm pretty handy but I would not consider myself a wildly experienced car wrench - this was an easy install and the instructions are fantastic. Great place to start on transforming your ride.

Results? Awesome. I noticed a bit quicker throttle response in both regular and sport mode, and the sound is wonderful. It adds a nice, just slightly uncivilized growl to the engine that comes out especially well under hard acceleration. Even when you punch the throttle going around corners just around town it gives a nice round purr from 2,000-3,000 RPM that reminds me a bit of a classic MG or old-school Triumph - not ricey in the least. It adds a satisfying, appropriately sporty-sounding quality to the engine that matches its zippy performance. Quiet at freeway speeds or just cruising. Can't wait to add the axle-back exhaust next.
I just installed this SRI while I was on vacation, then drove it over 500 miles back home. The quality is fantastic and I love the product. The sound is great, and I picked up several MPG since installing it. I can't wait to get the new cold air box! You guys are the best!
Poorly designed and tested. Saw a massive drop in fuel economy with no real performance increase. Not worth the cost. It does sound nice though. Look at the K&N version instead, a heat shield is a must which is missing from this one.

*** TW we have an airbox being released for this intake in 2 weeks ***
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so was thinking of upgrading my intake was wondering if this part worked on the 2.2L diesel version of the Mazda3 Skyactiv Astina 2014 model

Asked by Michael | 08/22/2021, 05:34 AM | 1 answer(s)

Will this work on a 2020 Mazda 6 2.5L SKYACTIV-G NON Turbo?

Asked by Brockton Andrews | 07/26/2021, 11:27 AM | 1 answer(s)

Would the intake pipe suction part fit on oem stock intake box?

Asked by Nao Atsumi | 03/16/2021, 09:36 AM | 1 answer(s)

Does the intake tube (silicone) only fit on stock OEM intake box?

Asked by Nao | 03/15/2021, 06:51 PM | 1 answer(s)

Will this fit a 3rd gen Mazda 6 2.5L non turbo?

Asked by Ray | 11/04/2020, 11:32 AM | 1 answer(s)

Will this work with a 2020 Mazda cx 30?

Asked by Matt R | 02/25/2020, 05:22 PM | 1 answer(s)

Will this work well with a Corksport exhaust installed on my car?

Asked by Anthony | 09/19/2019, 08:24 AM | 1 answer(s)

Will it fit a 2019 Mazda 3 hatch?

Asked by David | 09/08/2019, 02:50 PM | 1 answer(s)

Will you be making this product for the Mazda 2 DJ DL 2015-? To me it seems that only slight modifications are needed to make it fit.

Asked by Henrik | 08/04/2019, 03:35 AM | 1 answer(s)

Is there any possibility of adapting this (or similar Corksport intakes cx5 eg) to the 2.0L Mazda 3? Or does Corksport have an intake that's made specifically for the 2.0L?

Asked by Miguel | 06/21/2019, 11:11 PM | 1 answer(s)

Does this product fit in the OEM cold air box?

Asked by Philippe Couture-Ringuette | 01/25/2019, 04:23 AM | 1 answer(s)

What is the filter surface difference between this product and the OEM flat filter?

Asked by Philippe Couture-Ringuette | 01/25/2019, 04:24 AM | 0 answer(s)

how much does this product weigh

Asked by daniel cadillo | 02/02/2018, 08:47 AM | 1 answer(s)

Do you guys have any Retailers in Canada, specifically closer to Toronto? $200 for shipping an intake is kind of rich.. :S

Asked by Matt H | 03/13/2018, 07:32 AM | 0 answer(s)

Do I need to tune the car after installing this intake?

Asked by Nay | 01/20/2018, 12:53 PM | 1 answer(s)

In regards to cleaning the filter is there a solution or technique recommended? And also how often would the filter need to be replaced?

Asked by Kevin | 09/03/2017, 04:24 AM | 1 answer(s)

Why exactly wouldn't it work with the 2.0L?

Asked by Pedro | 01/05/2017, 07:13 PM | 2 answer(s)

Will this and the cold air box fit a 2017 2.5?

Asked by James | 11/17/2016, 06:35 AM | 1 answer(s)

Why will this not work on a 2.0L?

Asked by LTY | 12/13/2016, 01:47 AM | 1 answer(s)

When the Corksport filter needs replacing, will it be okay to use a AEM or Oiled K&N cone filter as a replacement?

Asked by Matt Holc | 07/28/2016, 07:19 AM | 1 answer(s)

i got this on my car already, my question is, do you sell the air filter alone?

Asked by ren | 04/20/2016, 05:09 PM | 1 answer(s)

Will this fit 2010 Mazda 3 2.5l?

Asked by Ajreyes  | 11/09/2015, 10:49 PM | 1 answer(s)

Since this will seemingly alter the engine air intake...will it also cause the dash engine light to come on ?

Asked by Jake | 10/11/2015, 03:40 PM | 1 answer(s)

Is this intake ALWAYS louder than stock or is it only while under moderate to heavy acceleration? I want to be sure my car isn't going to have a constant drone if I install it.

Asked by Kyle Darling | 09/04/2015, 12:13 PM | 1 answer(s)

Follow Up on the question above: "Legal In CA" After Viewing the K&N site, they have a long list of states which do not allow these types of intake system.. The question above should have been rephrased: "What states is this short/ram air into legal?" Again and I'm on your side.. but I see no point in selling these products if we can't use them..

Asked by LostInTransit | 06/23/2015, 08:19 AM | 1 answer(s)

Will this void the Mazda powertrain warranty?

Asked by Bob Ingalls | 04/22/2015, 01:51 AM | 1 answer(s)

Will this fit the Mazda 3 2014 Grand Touring Hatchback with SkyActiv?

Asked by Michael | 02/24/2015, 02:01 AM | 1 answer(s)

Hello Corksport, after installing this intake... does it require periodic washing/cleaning/replacing? If so, how frequently? and how do we go about doing this?

Asked by Greg | 01/23/2015, 06:00 PM | 1 answer(s)

Does this SRI offer an increase in torque as well?

Asked by Sonny | 01/14/2015, 12:27 AM | 1 answer(s)

Is this part legal in california (carb approved)

Asked by Edgar | 01/13/2015, 12:31 AM | 1 answer(s)

Is there any effect on MPG better or worse?

Asked by Branden | 10/23/2014, 09:06 PM | 1 answer(s)
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