Wonderful car for long commute.
By joemerchant1 on
2008 Mazda 6 i Touring 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl 5A)
I have now owned this car for a year now and added over 25K miles to the odometer.
I bought this car for commuting and second car as I also own a 2012 Ford F-150 and my wife has 2010 Camary.
The only bad thing I can say about this car is the leather is not very good and cracked under the front corner which does not get any wear from sitting.
Other than that, it gets 29 MPG hand calculated at every fillup no matter what gas or the season.
The little 4 banger is peppy and gets to speed well.
The gearing of this car is terrific as I find many cars are not geared well with mismatched engines.
Mazda did a wonderful job matching the transmission to the engine.
Cost of Ownership
The engine is matched well to the transmission at all speeds.
Low RPM, good torque and good economy on the highway.
It likes to be driven