2007 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A)
This was a toss-up between the 06/07 Civic and the 3. In the end the Mazda 3's suspension broke the tie. The sporty handling and smooth ride was on Mazda's side. The Civic felt a tad bumpy. For a 2.0 the car can move paired with the 4 speed sport-shifting automatic. My wife commutes with the car about 160 miles a week so the gas savings was what opened us up to the car, yeah the Civic got 40 but really, no comparison between the 2 for handling. Cant get the wife to give it up for a day.
4 speed sport shifting automatic, steering, excellent suspension, nice lines with noticeable quality fit and finish.
My kingdom for a remote trunk release! Clock looses time after a while, a few minutes here, few minutes there. Floor mats fit funny on a funny designed floor.
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