2005 Mazda MAZDA6 s Grand Touring 4dr Sports Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)
I bought this new as my primary car. We'll start with the downs. This car gets horrible mileage for a midsize family sedan. It gets around 17/25. It also is not the quickest in a straight line (a V6 Camry will smoke it). But now the ups. It is a good looker in and out, and has decent space all around. It is also a quality product. It is a great tourer and is comfortable for the long and short haul. But by far the best thing about this car is that it is fun to drive. It is very sporty and carves corners like a pavement scalpel. This car is just a laugh and it's great. It will do standing front drive burnouts all day long,& it will take a racing line around a neighborhood like a pro. It's great!
Fun to drive, comfort, design, decent power, great driving companion - the car equivalent of a good ol' dog, trusty, and tons of fun
More power, horrible fuel economy needs to be addressed with gas prices now around 4 buckaroos, could have more space for rear passengers