I've had my manual 2006 350Z Touring Convertible for 4 years, been fun but expected higher quality & reliability for $40k. Good-Fun car to drive, great styling, always turns heads. Good power, good mileage. I don't drive it very hard, it's a commute vehicle, but have pushed the speed and cornering a few times and had a blast. Bad-The stock tires had to be replaced after 26k miles ($700). Constant reliability problems (not including small items under $50), in a short 4 years, I've experienced a cracked drive shaft, cracked convertible top, bubbled coating on both door handles, failed convertible top mechanism, belt replacement after 2.5 years, interior paint degrading & peeling off
Body Style and Overall Look, One Touch Convertible Top, Easy-to-Use Console Settings, Quiet drive with top up, handles well, strong braking
Make the vehicle more reliable overall, improve the quality of the interior/exterior coatings/paint, improve clunkiness of transmission in low gears, use slightly longer life stock tires
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