2004 Mazda Mazda6 i 4dr Sports Sedan (2.3L 4cyl 5M)
Purchased new in '04 and love this car. Get compliments on exterior design all the time. Got the Luxury, Sport, Security, and Bose packages all in a manual 4-banger and love all these features. With the small engine, I really don't push this car hard, but it gives me all the power I need, with the exception of some throttle lag in 1st or 2nd gear. Stock Michelins terrible in snow. Had clutch replaced due to shudder, and brakes and rotors twice due to abnormal and untimely wear, all noted by Mazda bulletins. Hope current models have these problems ironed out cause I still love this car.
Red night-time display, good road- handling, nice trunk space, over-all sporty good looks-interior and exterior.
Clutch, brake bugs worked out, Michelin tires replaced, power passenger seat.
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