2012 Mazda 3 i Touring 4dr Sedan w/SKYACTIV-G (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
We purchased a 2012 Mazda3 i Touring w/Skyactiv engine and auto tranny in Blue Sky Mica a couple of weeks ago and so far could not be happier. The combined mpg is 35 at present which includes about 40% in-town. This is our first new car since 1985 so hoping for many happy, trouble-free miles. We did, however, hedge our bet with the purchase of the extended warranty.
Peppy feel, great gas mileage, sporty handling, great steering, standard featurs including AC, cruise, power windows and door locks, remote key, huge glove box, excellent fit and finish, beautiful blue color.
External antennae for better radio reception and more options on Mazda3 with SkyActiv. I would assume Mazda will be updating the lineup in the future.
I wish they had the option of heated seats/mirrors/windshield. I don't see the point of buying the next expensive trim just for these features. Also, I would like to buy the Bose audio without the moonroof.