Sporty.....but a letdown
By Kevin Kells on
2006 Mazda 6 s Grand Touring 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)
I have owned the Mazda6 since March now and put over 9,000 miles on it so far. It's a nice, sporty looking sedan but It needs some improvements. The engine sounds nice but in terms of power, it's lacking. At 215hp stock, i am getting smoked by Accords, Camrys and other sedans. The car handles good, but the turning radius is horrible and the suspension will rattle your teeth when the road is bumpy. Front interior is roomy, but rear is very small. Gauges look nice but the dark lettering and colors could be hard to read sometimes at night. Interior feels cheap too. Overall it's a decent buy, but for the money you can spend $3-4k more and get a Passat or a SE Camry.
Great looking exterior design, low price.
MORE POWER! Improve interior quality - parts seem cheap and rattle a lot.