Did a lot of looking around for a 4-
door car with a manual and sunroof
being my base criteria. Had a 98
Mercury Mystique which I consider to
be a fine automobile. Mazda has this
market all figured out. Awesome
styling, amazing handling, and great
options...this is a winner. Get the 5-
speed, it's impressive. Also, get the
15" wheels...they'll set you apart!
15" wheels, 50000 mile bumper-to-
bumper warranty, interior styling and
color is great. Best "dead pedal"
(driver left footrest) on any car.
Side marker lights like on those
expensive VWs. Mazda logo on steering
wheel is a great touch.
Driver needs an (right) armrest
attached to the seat, instead of on
the console. Timer on rear defrost.
Climate controls can be funky until
you get used to them.