2013 Mazda3 i Sport
We presented this car to our grandson, Connor, as a high school graduation gift. The sedan was lightly used, with one owner and only 17,000 miles on the odometer. The exterior color is Liquid Silver Metallic. The Sport model has a 2.0 liter, 155 horsepower Skyactiv engine coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission. It has EPA fuel economy ratings of 28 mpg city/40 mpg highway.

Additional background information on our decision process and purhasing choice is posted here.

It was a surprise gift; he'll need it this summer to commute to college classes:

Connor's grandparents keep his graduation gift under wraps.
Connor's first reaction
The Great Unveiling
Connor with grandparents
Behind the wheel - More Mazda3 photos below:
Connor (left) and friends at OSU where the trio will be attending this Fall. Connor's Mazda3 will come in handy for commuting to and from classes.
Connor, girlfriend Carmen and Mazda3 are on the way to the Senior Prom.

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