Driving this car will put a smile on your face. The new direct-injected SkyActiv engine feels fast and powerful. The car handles great on the road. The i Grand Touring comes well equipped with features like leather seats, sunroof, navigation, bluetooth, and Bose stereo. The seats are comfortable and controls are well positioned. The navigation screen is small and a little awkward to use. Bluetooth works great. Bose audio sounds great. Visibility is pretty good except out the short back window. Good amount of cargo space. Overall the Mazda3 is a great car, and Mazda has improved it for 2012.
Bluetooth, SkyActiv, Bose stereo, fun to drive, standard leather seats
Make fog lights standard on the i Grand Touring, improved Navigation, better consistency on color of backlight on controls and displays, better OEM tires, rear-backup camera and other goodies
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