Mazda CX-3: When Driving / Rear View Monitor (Some models)

Mazda CX-3 (2015-2024) Owner's Manual / When Driving / Rear View Monitor (Some models)

The rear view monitor provides visual images of the rear of the vehicle when reversing.


Always drive carefully confirming the safety of the rear and the surrounding conditions by looking directly with your eyes: Reversing the vehicle by only looking at the screen is dangerous as it may cause an accident or a collision with an object. The rear view monitor is only a visual assist device when reversing the vehicle. The images on the screen may be different from the actual conditions.


  • Do not use the rear view monitor under the following conditions: Using the rear view monitor under the following conditions is dangerous and could result in injury or vehicle damage or both.
    • Icy or snow-covered roads.
    • Tire chains or a temporary spare tire is installed.
    • The liftgate is not fully closed.
    • The vehicle is on a road incline.
  • When the display is cold, images may course across the monitor or the screen and may be dimmer than usual, which could cause difficulty in confirming the surrounding conditions of the vehicle. Always drive carefully confirm ing the safety of the rear and the surrounding conditions by looking directly with your eyes.
  • Do not apply excessive force to the camera. The camera position and angle may deviate.
  • Do not disassemble, modify, or remove it as it may no longer be waterproof.
  • The camera cover is made of plastic. Do not apply degreasing agents, organic solvents, wax, or glass coating agents to the camera cover. If any are spilled on the cover, wipe off with a soft cloth immediately.
  • Do not rub the camera cover forcefully with an abrasive or hard brush. The camera cover or lens may be scratched which might affect the images.


  • If water, snow, or mud is stuck on the camera lens, wipe it off using a soft cloth. If it cannot be wiped off, use a mild detergent.
  • If the camera temperature changes rapidly (Hot to cold, cold to hot), the rear view monitor may not operate correctly.
  • When replacing the tires, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Replacing the tires could result in deviation of the guide lines which appear on the display.
  • If the vehicle's front, side, or rear has been involved in a collision, the alignment of the rear view parking camera (location, installation angle) may have deviated. Always consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer to have the vehicle inspected.
  • If “No Video Signal Available” is indicated in the display, there could be a problem with the camera. Have your vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

Rear View Parking Camera Location

Mazda CX-3. Rear View Monitor (Some models)

Switching to the Rear View Monitor Display

Shift the shift lever/selector lever to R with the ignition switched ON to switch the display to the rear view monitor display.


When the shift lever/selector lever is shifted from R to another shift lever/selector lever position, the screen returns to the previous display.

Tires and Wheels

CAUTION When inspecting or adjusting the tire air pressures, do not apply excessive force to the stem part of the wheel unit. The stem part could be damaged...

Displayable Range on the Screen

The images on the screen may be different from the actual conditions. NOTE The displayable range varies depending on the vehicle and road conditions...

Other information:

Mazda CX-3 (2015-2024) Owner's Manual: Jack

To remove the jack (With luggage board)Lift up the luggage board. (With luggage board)Pull the luggage board outward a little and insert the opposite end into the holders so that the luggage board stands. Lift the luggage mat. Remove the cargo sub compartment...

Mazda CX-3 (2015-2024) Owner's Manual: Selection from station list

Selection can be made from a programmed radio station list. Select the icon. Select the desired radio station. NOTE When is selected, songs randomly selected from the radio station list are played. Selecting the sort method The displayed order of the station list can be changed...


Rearview Mirror


Do not stack cargo or objects higher than the seatbacks:

Cargo stacked higher than the seatbacks is dangerous. It can block your view in the rearview mirror, which might cause you to hit another car when changing lanes.

Rearview mirror adjustment

Before driving, adjust the rearview mirror to center on the scene through the rear window.

Mazda CX-3. Rearview Mirror

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