2005 Mazda Mazda6 i Grand Touring 4dr Sports Sedan (2.3L 4cyl 4A)
I am very impressed with the quality build of this vehicle. For a 4 cylinder engine, it's very smooth and punchy. The ride is very comfortable even on 4 hour trips. Interior is solid and functional. The handling is superb for this vehicle's class; it's precise and confident. I can imagine the ride to improve vastly with the V6 engine. It's a great daily commuter with a sportier flavor to it. Spirited driving is not a problem with this car.
Steering wheel controls, powered seat adjustments, seat comfort, smooth punchy engine, smooth transmission, easy to use console controls.
Use real aluminum trim for the center console; otherwise it scratches easy with the imitatIon one. The engine power needs to be more competitive with the market but still does the job for what it is now. Telescoping wheel would be nice and red-lighted gauges takes some time to get use to.
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