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Rear Sway Bar Upgrade for 2019+ Mazda 3 & CX30

Price: $289.99
Price in points:  What are Points? 290 points

AWD swaybars are currently out of stock, ETA is Feb 2023

Introducing the CorkSport Rear Sway Bar for 2019+ Mazda 3 and CX-30. Improve your handling characteristics, reduce body roll, and reduce understeer by adding a sway bar to the rear of your GEN4. We tested multiple diameters and settled on a 7/8” diameter solid bar to ensure minimal impact on ride quality but with a big bonus to handling.

With fitments for both AWD and FWD setups, you can be sure there is an upgrade that’s perfect for your car. Read on for details and check out the release blog for even more info!

Read the blog: Reduce Body Roll With The New CorkSport Rear Sway Bar


The CorkSport Advantage

2023 Mazda 2 Rear Sway Bar

Racing Inspired:

With our experience racing our old Mazda 2, we knew right away that we had to figure out a rear sway bar for the GEN4’s torsion beam suspension to help fight understeer. Since there is no OEM sway bar, we had to get creative. The CorkSport GEN4 Mazda 3 sway bar bolts directly to the torsion beam of the vehicle, similar to our Mazda 2 Torsion Bar. Since a torsion beam essentially acts as a sway bar, adding on extra material offers the same effect as moving to a bigger bar with a more typical suspension.

Mazda3 2020 Handling Improvement Blue Sway Bar

Handling Boost:

The main goal of the CS rear sway bar is to improve handling. By effectively stiffening the torsional rigidity of the rear torsion beam, understeer is reduced, body roll is reduced, and handling feel is improved. We chose a 7/8” diameter solid bar for the right balance of understeer reduction without dangerous oversteer. You can get the car to rotate if you’re really attacking an autocross course but don’t worry, it is perfectly controllable and safe for daily driving and hitting a backroad.

Mazda3 Gen 4 Anti Roll Bar Kit

Fitment Focused:

While the concept is similar to our Mazda 2 bar, the design had to be totally unique in order to fit the GEN4 Mazda 3 just like an OEM part. We ended up with a separate design for both the FWD and AWD versions to really optimize fitment. There is one minor drawback for installation though. Some plastic aerodynamics pieces must either be removed or trimmed for fitment. We tried to avoid this; however, it was a necessary evil in order to utilize optimal mounting locations.

BP Mazda 3 Forged Carbon Wing

Materials & Manufacturing:

Like all CorkSport sway bars the GEN4 Mazda 3 bar is made from 4130 steel for great strength and consistent performance over time. We finish off the bars in CS blue powder coat for FWD vehicles and red powder coat for AWD vehicles. This ensures a great look and corrosion resistance. Each rear sway bar kit also comes with all the hardware needed for installation, all of which is made from stainless steel so it’s sure to stand the test of time. We even use locking nuts so you can be sure your sway bar stays where it’s supposed to.

Product Advisory Note
  • Removal or minor trimming of plastic aerodynamic components is required for installation. See installation instructions for details.
  • AWD vehicles that are extremely low and/or bagged will need to verify clearance from the top of the sway bar to all other components of the vehicle to ensure safe operation.
  • Cannot install on AWD vehicles with a lift kit. The sway bar will interfere with the differential/driveshaft system.

Additional Features

  • Vehicle Fitment: 2019+ Mazda 3 FWD, AWD and Turbo. 2019+ Mazda CX-30 FWD, AWD, and Turbo.
  • Developed in America: Designed, tested, and proven in Vancouver, Washington.
  • CorkSport Service and Support: Receive a 2-year warranty, full-color installation instructions, all of the needed installation hardware, and knowledgeable telephone installation support.
  • Release Blog: Check out out blog for more information on the Rear Sway Bar.

How To Install the CorkSport Rear Sway Bar

It will take you Approx. 1 hour to install the Mazda Rear Sway Bar .

1 hour Install Time

1 hour Install Time

Difficulty: 2/5

2/5 Difficulty

2-Year Warranty

2-Year Warranty



2019-2023 Mazda3 Installation Instructions for a hatch Wing

YOOO, this thing is ridiculous good. The rear torsion beam is a chonk and surprisingly bad at lateral control. Sure it's a nice overall ride in a straight line but even in grooved freeways it wants to wander like the front and rear are attached to separate cars. GET that shit outta here, slap this bar across the rear perches and instantly feel the difference. Huck it into a corner and enjoy the livened up rear fight for traction instead of wash out like a bloated cow sliding down a hill of it's own shit.
Not only did I feel insecure about the 4th Gen turbo's bolstering in the driver seat before, but I could plow through corners with econobox confidence, understeering the entire way.

Now I can carve through properly, no oversteer. All the while I'm literally part of my door or center console and seat belt because the car can actually corner and there's no bolstering to keep this dad bod planted in his seat.
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