2008 Mazda MAZDA3 i Sport 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A)
Have had my Mazda 3 for 1.5 years now. Great turning radius-so fun to drive on country roads. The car has a lot of pep even though on Highways when you really need the acceleration it can be lacking (it is only a 4 cylinder:)) I love the design of the car, especially the back end. I do not like the way the '10's look at all as they have tinkered with the unique exterior. Overall, the car handles great and is fun to drive around the city but good for longer trips too. I tried to save money and buy the base model which was a huge mistake (but not mazdas fault). No key fob, no power windows, no power locks, no cruise control, no bose etc etc... Next time!
Great handing, turning radius, trunk space is not huge but decent for a car this small. Overall just fun to drive.
key fob, no power windows/locks/cruise control stinks! Rear seats have very little leg room if anyone tall is in front. Seats can be uncomfy on long drives, AC is pretty weak, More expensive looking controls, Less firm ride (when i'm gunning it on the highway it sounds as though i'm riding a go-cart)