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Pros: Appearence and comfort.Good milege and ample power.
Cons: replacement key is expensive.rear blind spots.My third Mazda which is a Mazda 6.The best looking Mazda which looks new.Great value for a used vehicle and should have many years of use.Good sound system.
I love this Mazda6 Grand Touring
Pros: handling, creature comfort.
Cons: Black wood on dash and console.Luxury features at half the cost and insurance premium of most luxury brands. It also has great gas mileage using regular gasoline.
Mazda 6i Sport
Pros: overall performance
Cons: needs more torgue for pulling in low revsThis has been a great car for the 85k miles I have owned. Completely trouble free - it runs great, handles great, looks great. The Bose stereo has gotten a lot of trouble-free use and has always performed and sounded great. I would have loved more power and torque (as always), but I have always enjoyed the 30+ mpg I have gotten month in and month our on mostly hightway commuting miles. I would recommend a new or used one to anyone.
Pros: Power and Handling
Cons: Rough ride but you would expect that in a sports car.The car lives up to the performance line very well. Good acceleration, handling and looks. Mine suffered from numerous warranted repairs from the get go. Two new starters, a new air conditioner and two throttle body replacements in the first four years of ownership. It now has 63,000 miles and is out of warranty. I'm a little concerned!!!!!
Best overall family sedan for DRIVERS!
Cons: Only a 3 year 36,000 standard warranty. like many other makesPicked up my 2010 Touring Plus V6 on Aug 21, 2009. It was one of the first 2010 models. Have now completed 7200 miles and am very pleased with it. Minuses: Claustrophobic due to styling Cup holders need springs a la Hyundai, to stop small bottles rattling around It's a job to see the speedo when the seat and wheel is set up for me. Prefer 10 mile increments on the speedo Radio is simply awful. There's little or no mid-range, just base and treble. For this price, door mirrors should heat and fold. Michelin Energy tires' grip iis poor Head rest should have lateral adjustment or at least tilt. They’re great for me, but I can understand people's comments they are too close to your head. They should also be adaptive in these safety times, meaning they spring up and forward in the event of a crash. Not the most refined V6 engine you'll ever drive. Wind noise around door mirror Plusses; there are so many.... Tremendous road-holding, handling, braking. The brake pedal has great feel to it. Suspension does not dip when you brake hard. Torque-steer is non existent. Lovely steering with great feel too. 35 ft turning circle, so useful... Good low end torque. Manual override, although wish it had steering wheel paddle change like so many have today. Space, comfort. Quality looking interior, nice cloth on the doors and soft feeling plastic. Bluetooth, although it doesn't like my London accent even though I’ve voice trained it! Fair fuel consumption, considering it's a 3.7 272 bhp car. 21.5 around town, 25 on a run using mostly cruise. Overall quality is good, no squeaks or rattles. Blind spot warning is brilliant. Back seat splits and folds (Camry SE/Honda please copy) Runs on regular fuel Stability control standard 215 55 17” tires. Much more sensible than the previous model’s 45 18” tires. Mine gives a much better ride with potholes etc. Overall a great car. I hope its residuals improve, but I intend to keep this for around 10 years anyway. I took the extended warranty; 6 yrs or 100000 miles for $1525. This is for people who enjoy their driving. Drive this car, and you won't be disappointed.
Practical fun-2007 Mazda 6 HB
Pros: Hatchback w/fold down seat
Cons: turning radiusI get constant positive comments about what a sharp car. The spoiler (on a 4 dr sedan) just sets the Mazda off. This sleeper practical hatchback car is a work horse. With the fold down seats, I'm never concerned about stopping at Home Depot and buying my 8', yes, eight foot, piece of lumber. What ever it is, it always seem to fit. The V6 is flawless, fun, and snappy. All cars should be made this way.
Pros: Beautiful looks and tight handling, quiet ride.
Cons: My biggest complaint would be the blind spots. After awhile you know where to look but it does take an extra toss of the head just to be safe when backing or crossing lanes.
Advice: Make sure you know where the blindspots are. Otherwise, it's a great ride.I`m in my 50's and find this car goes as fast as I want it when I need it. The engine is very quiet, there are times I can't tell it's running. I just drove it in some slushy snow and never felt it was pulling me in directions I really didn't want to go. It handled wonderful! It's a hot looking car, safety rating is high and the price was very reasonable. I love my Mazda6