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I love this car
Pros: The speed and torque this little car has
Cons: It should look more like a sports car.Very fast, great control. the sound system is amazing. This is a great little car
Lots of problems
Pros: It is a cute, sporty looking car
Cons: The qualityI had to replace the transmission at 65,000 miles and I have also had to replace multiple sensors.
Pros: Steering wheel controls for for radio unit
Cons: Only issue is excessive road noise and low AC outputThis has been a great car for me. 57K on it and no real repairs other than oil & filter etc...Thank goodness it does not have the ugly face the new 2011 style has. Shame to ruin a great car with such an ugly look!
Cons: leg roomMy 5 speed 5-door is the perfect commuter. It is now over 100k miles with very little to repair, and adverage 27 mpg.
Pros: the awesome stereo, the 5 spd, auxillary input, illuminated spedometer, gas mileage
Cons: paint chips easy.
Advice: if your looking for a reliable car that has a bit of pep. buy it. its cheap, peppy and fun to drive!i bought this car back in september and i love it.. i dont know what it is but this car is beautiful. bought it brand new and only had one problem with the car and that was the bug deflector weatherstrip. and that was fixed promptly. the service at mazda is great and its fast.. have had no problems whatsoever with this car. for anyone looking at the civic, mazda3, corolla, etc... i advise you to get this car.. its the best out of any of those. and it looks the nicest. have driven it almost 8000 KM and still runs beautiful. i managed to get 5 people and 4 sets of tires and rims in my car comfortably.. it was awesome! got snow tires and for anyone who lives in the northern states or canada.. get them. it will be worth your while this is the 2008 version not the 2004.
Pros: That its auto and 5 speed and its not a hatchback and I LOVE the wing!!
Cons: The cd changer was a 6 disc but it only works as 1 disc and they wouldnt fix it.No big deal though.
Advice: This is a great a car for all ages!!Great car!!I had a 1995 nissan altima for my first car that my mom purchased for me.When I bought this car I fell In love right away. Its a great car,It rides smooth you cant even hear it running.Im 19 but I think its a car for everyone.