Our cars: Mazda 3 and Volkswagen Golf

The Mazda continues to bark tyre warning alerts, while the Golf's heated mirrors are beginning to frustrate.

Words By Aaron Smith

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Every day we take a look at life with some of the cars we live with on a daily basis. Today, we are looking at the Mazda 3 and the Volkswagen Golf.

Editorial Assistant Doug Revolta has been left aggravated by the Mazda 3's tyre pressure-monitoring system. However, his faith was restored in the Japanese hatchback thanks to its voice control functions. Click here to read more.

Heated door mirrors are a welcome addition to a car this time of the year. Rob Keenan, our senior sub-editor, has a bone to pick with the Volkswagen Golf's controls, though. To find out why, click here.

Read all the updates on life with our long-term test fleet.