Mazda Got It Right with the 6i
By DHowells on
2007 Mazda 6 i Sport Value Edition 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl 5A)
At 49 years old I have bought many cars in my life and have never felt compelled to write using descriptive words such as fantastic, fun to drive, love it, etc. Mazda definitely got it right with the Mazda 6i, in addition to giving the consumer a great value in comparing the 6i to a Camry or even a BMW 3 series, they have built what I would consider to be the perfect car for middle America. Having a family car that doesn't resemble a box is refreshing, the 6i is not only sporty in looks as it drives more like a sports car than family sedan.
Being able to switch between driving an automatic or being able to use the 5 speed transmission is not only fun but functional in down-shifting. The 2.3 16 valve engine gives the car a lot of pep. It really does zoom zoom zoom. Love the audio system and controls on the steering wheel.
Have not found one thing I don't like about the car. However I wish Mazda would expand their dealerships.