The Mazda6 can be equipped with our available Dynamic Pressure Turbocharged Skyactiv ®-G 2. Does the Mazda6 turbo have what it takes to knock the Honda Accord off its podium and become king? Hyundai offers a , as well, though it's not quite as nice to drive as the aforementioned competitors. In its category it punches far above its weight class with premium looking fit and finishes that are aging like an excellent pinot. Plus, it's the best-handling, most fun-to-drive car in the class, hands down. Mazda redesigned the Mazda6 for the 2014 model year. But as a whole motoring experience and a package, it is absolutely sensational to drive and even to look at.
The best implementation uses a sensor on the inside of the door handle. Turbo punch While lower Mazda6 trims continue to use a naturally aspirated 2. Just give the wheel a joyful tap and the left-right cha-cha routine begins. If ever I needed an extra boost, throwing the shifter into sport mode gave me exactly what I needed, gusto. Or more stuff to break? Many rivals have better predicted reliability ratings, larger trunks, more rear-seat space, stronger base engines, and more intuitive infotainment systems. Its rivals include the , , , , , , , and the. All have a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive.
It has a curb weight ranging from 3,443 to 3,580 pounds. The result is an effortlessly engaging drive for you and everyone aboard. Sharp, responsive steering and confidence-inspiring road grip help make it a blast to drive and a delight on twisty roads. And the tech list remains just as extensive to keep them comfortable, safe, and occupied. I'm a Mazda owner for life.
Additionally, parking sensors at the front and rear detect proximity to obstacles. The fog lights are now incorporated directly into the headlight housing. Insulating you from distraction and setting your mind and body at ease. The front of the controller holds buttons for audio and navigation, along with a separate Home button. It only occurs when idling, affecting neither safety nor the drive experience.
The is new this year, and better to drive than before. As a package, it set another bar as to how much car you can get for your money in a mainstream automobile. Shoppers after the stronger engine should start their search with the Grand Touring trim. The rear middle seat has a single tether anchor, and a lower anchor can be borrowed from each side. Lacks connected search for navigation. Additionally, parking sensors at the front and rear help detect proximity to obstacles.
Since launch, Mazda hinted at the arrival of more power and, after what seemed like eons, it finally delivered with the crossover a short time ago. The tires on the Mazda6 are not insanely fabulous. The is another great choice. For the daily routine and errand runs, the Mazda6 settles down with an exquisite ride unbothered by the crater fields that New York City and New Jersey call roads. Both engines are capable, though the turbocharged engine feels more energetic and delivers brisker acceleration. The headrest tilted my head forward in an awkward way, pulling on the muscles in my neck. We give the sedan a 6.
The number of buttons to contend with on the center stack is perfect, as is their position for function. The list includes dual-zone climate control, heated and cooled front seats, navigation, and a rather good-sounding Bose premium sound system. Have to maneuver around a hazard in the road? There were more than a few times over the past couple of rainy days I put my foot on the throttle and confidently squirted past slowed cars or fallen debris from the rain-soaked hills. It is quiet and has all the gadgets that anyone would want. By the numbers: The 6 spans 191. That starts with minimizing wind and road noise and unwanted vibrations so you and your passengers can have clear conversation.
Or the distance for the emergency braking system can be set to close or far depending on your propensity to tailgate. How long will it last? An available entertaining engine, sharp steering, and composed ride overshadow the loss of a manual transmission this year. Inside, the interior can be dark but a low dash helps bring in more natural light. Mazda6 Cargo Space With 14. In the sport mode, it is amazingly responsive and has more than adequate pickup.