7 Undercover Sports Cars of 2015

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2015 Mazda3

If you don’t know much about the 2015 Mazda3, it’s easy to dismiss as just another compact commuter car. After all, Mazda emphasizes that it has a great price, excellent fuel economy and solid safety scores. The Mazda3 also offers a choice between sedan and hatchback body styles, which is nice but not exactly thrilling. However, reviewers say that the Mazda3 is one of the best-handling cars in its class, with responsive steering and strong stopping power. The base engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 155 horsepower, but reviewers suggest the 2.5-liter four-cylinder, which makes a peppy 184 ponies. Critics agree that the six-speed manual transmission will deliver the most fun, but the six-speed automatic shifts smoothly.

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