Tag: wander

By on April 18, 2017

Mazda 6 Grand Touring Interior, Image: Mazda/www.allcarz.ru

TTAC Commentator AbqJay writes:

A couple of months ago I bought a slightly used 2016 Mazda 6 Grand Touring with 18,000 miles. The car is my wife’s daily driver; I drive it about once a week, and for longer trips, such as a jaunt I took from our home in Albuquerque to southern California in December. It’s hard to believe, but this is my first wrong-wheel drive car. The Mazda 6 is roomy, has decent power, gets fabulous mileage, and has an interior filled with creamy leatherette seating and trim, and soothing blue LED lighting. Since no one wants to buy this car, we got a great deal on it. So far so good.

Then I drove it to Cali.

On the drive, I noticed the steering is heavy. As in really heavy. As in my wrists hurt after driving it for about 20 minutes on the interstate. It feels like I am wrestling with it, even though the steering appears to be dead center.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • thornmark: maybe because it’s not a JEEP? isn’t it a FIAT wearing “JEEP” styling? and FIAT...
  • Hummer: The frontier would be a perfect vehicle, problems are worked out, parts will be available for at least the...
  • civicjohn: You could do much better than this, and neither of my kids gave one crap about rowing the gearbox. I...
  • Corey Lewis: I’ve had to revise my pick given some additional information! The truck will be boat use primarily...
  • Corey Lewis: Update noted above. Not a DD, but just boat use + Costco once a week. The Frontier is fine for this,...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Timothy Cain
  • Matthew Guy
  • Ronnie Schreiber
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Chris Tonn
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth