2007 Mazda Mazda3 s Touring 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl 5A)
Nicely set up cockpit with well painted trim. Not a fan of the long front and super short back, but still has plenty of room in the backseat and trunk. Car has lots of power when it chooses to perform. Sometimes, it just wants to run sluggish, other times it wants to shift into the next gear harshly, but most times drives like it should. Very horrible on gas, but when you have a bozo trying to cut you off, it has enough power to keep them in their place (which is behind you).
AC runs great and rain sensing wipers come in handy. Glove compartment is HUGE and there is plenty of places to put your little things.
The Rain sensing wipers are by far my favorite, although they seem to activate with no rain at times. Heated seats relieve your back so you can drive longer. The 2.3 engine gives you power like no other compact car in its class. Trunk is large and radio sounds great. telescopic Steering wheel can adjust up, down, in (further from your), or out (closer to you). Steering wheel controls make controlling your music easier. Cluster instrumental panel is pretty neat. It shows up all black until you start the car, than you see your MPH and RPM numbers. Glove compartment is HUGE and there is plenty of places to put your little things.
Everything has pretty much improved in the new Mazda 3.