Replaced the transmission.
Motor "clicks," my mechanic thought it was going to throw a rod.
Six months later, still clicking.
Front end needed to be rebuilt at 102k.
Roughest running four-cylinder I've ever seen.
Dealer said that's a characteristic of the motor.
Only favorite feature was my joy the day I sold it.
Going back to Honda & Toyota.
My $800 corolla was a better car than the mazda.
Let the Japanese completely re-engineer this piece of doo doo.