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10 of 15 people found this review helpful
Good economy, stiff ride, limited space
By foggnm on
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2012 Mazda Mazda3 i Touring 4dr Hatchback w/SKYACTIV-G (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
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I've averaged 29.5 in mix of city/hwy driving. The car will get 39 mpg on the highway (when my canoe is not on top). The ride of this car is very stiff off the lot. It was almost jarring, but I think the suspension has loosened a bit or I've gotten used to it. But this is typical of a small/compact car. The car handles superbly. The automatic transmission is so smooth and quiet. Highway performance is adequate, no problems passing or going up hills Cabin noise is minimal for a small vehicle. Cargo capacity is lacking compared to a small SUV or even a mid-size car. Technology/climate controls are simple and easy to use. Questionable value compared to Civic, Corolla, Kia.
Favorite Features
Technology and climate controls are easy to use, good ergonomics, Bluetooth works great with phone and streaming music from phone, gas mileage, ice cold air, cornering ability, and quiet running.
Suggested Improvements
Steering wheel partially obscures odometer (Civic has a much smarter placement in the center of the dash), satellite antennaes should be included in all new cars (as the aftermarket ones will never look as good), auto/daytime running lights would be nice. In other words, lacking many technology features at this price.
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