Mazda CX-5, 6 and 3 Skyactiv Amp-up Performance with K&N Performance Air Filter Upgrade

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Mazda CX-5, 6 and Mazda3 SkyActiv K&N Air FIlter
Mazda CX-5, 6 and Mazda3 SkyActiv K&N Air FIlter
Reporting on the 2013 Mazda3 SkyActiv 2.0 Consumer Reports wrote "The pleasant, practical, fun-to-drive Mazda3 is one of the better small cars available. Its 2.0-liter SkyActiv engine delivers smooth and ample performance..."
K&N Replacement Air Filter for Mazda Mazdaspeed3 SkyActiv, 6 and CX-5
K&N Replacement Air Filter for Mazda Mazdaspeed3 SkyActiv, 6 and CX-5

It's a concise excerpt that embodies the automakers' succinct slogan, being that very few other sub-$25,000 cars provide near as much Zoom Zoom for the buck as the Mazda3. 2012 was the first year that Mazda offered up the fuel-sipping, high-compression SkyActiv engine. The 2.0-litre mill produces 155 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque, and sends power to the front wheels via a choice of two SkyActiv transmissions developed exclusively for the car, a six-speed manual and a six-speed automatic. There's also an optional 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve power-plant that's a bit punchier and produces 167 ponies.
K&N's 99-5000 Air Filter Recharger Kit
K&N's 99-5000 Air Filter Recharger Kit

Both the 2.0 and 2.5 liter Mazda mills are available in several vehicle venues, and both can claim performance improvements with the effortless act of a K&N high flow air filter upgrade. By simply upgrading the OE air filter with a K&N 33-2480 reusable air filter, you can instantly improve the overall performance of both engines, while also ensuring excellent air filtration and engine protection.

Engineered to enhance both horsepower and torque, and designed to drop into your existing factory air box, the K&N 33-2480 reusable air filter will be the last air filter you'll ever need to buy for your Mazda - you have K&N's famous Million Mile Limited Warranty to support that claim. It takes less than five minutes to release the two securing clips on the Mazda air-box, remove the factory installed air filter, and replace it with the new K&N air filter upgrade. That's all it takes to boost performance and your engine's defense against grime and restriction with K&N.

Depending on your driving conditions, servicing intervals can go up to 50,000 miles before cleaning is necessary, and cleaning the filter is as simple as following the four easy steps on a K&N Recharger Kit (part no. 99-5000).

The K&N 33-2480 performance air filter fits the following vehicle:
2014 Mazda CX-5 2.5L
2014 Mazda CX-5 2.0L
2014 Mazda 6 2.5L
2013 Mazda CX-5 2.0L
2013 Mazda3 SkyActiv 2.0L
2012 Mazda3 SkyActiv 2.0L

For more K&N air filters for Mazda models see the Mazdaspeed3 air filter page, the Mazda6 air filter page or the Mazda CX-5 air filter page on You can also find K&N products for any vehicle using the K&N application search then use the K&N dealer search to find a K&N dealer in your part of the world.

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K&N Engineering in Riverside California is the world's leading manufacturer of washable performance air filters and air intake systems. K&N invented the reusable high flow cotton air filter in 1969 and has been perfecting the technology ever since. K&N is a world class filtration company selling air filters, oil filters, and intakes in over 30 countries. K&N sells over 5,000 products designed for cars, trucks, motorcycles, engines, and industrial applications. From their Million Mile Warranty to their Consumer Protection Pledge, K&N stands behind their products and their consumers 100%. The distinctive K&N logo represents performance from one of the original performance companies. For more information, visit