2010 Mazda Mazda6 i Touring Plus 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5A)
Chose Mazda6 over Honda Accord for its 5-star crash test rating, and for its sporty handling quality. It is a big car, bigger than our Subaru Forester SUV, so still trying to get used to that. Don't know anything about its reliability, but we have been extremely happy with the purchase so far.
An assortment of safety features, crashes well and costs less to fix according to NHTSA. Blind spot monitoring system adds another line of defense, LOVE it! Exterior: sexy looking all around. Interior: very spacious, so is the truck space. Takes regular gas.
Fastback roofline has aerodynamic advantages, but it also has side effects. Your head is much more exposed if you sit in the back seat. You cannot hide, the sun bakes the back of your head! Want more storage compartments or pockets in the front. Trunk mat, hmmm, why not a rubberized trunk tray?
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