By Tim on
2010 Mazda 3 s Grand Touring 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6M)
Just picked up the car last week and so far it has been everything it was cracked up to be. The car looks great and drives like a much more expensive car. I love all the instrumentation controls being on the steering wheel and the Bose sound system is amazing. Fit and finish are excellent and the interior at night is just plain cool. I'll be driving this car as my primary commuter and the morning and evening commutes just got a whole lot more fun (and economical). Oh, the push-button start (technology package) is sweet.
Integrated nav/Bluetooth/info all on the steering wheel. Easy to use, easy to set up. Lots of advanced technology, but it doesn't take a genius to make it all work. If you go look at one with the Bose system - ask the dealer to see the sub-woofer...you'll never believe where Mazda put it! Clever!
My only gripe is when the auto headlight feature comes on during the day in low lighting conditions(which it does in anything but bright sunlight) it's very hard to see the instrument panel and nav screen. Manually turning off the headlights fixes the problem