Whitten Mazda6 Buyer’s Guide
If you’re in the market for a daily commuter sedan that doesn’t shy away from the technology features you enjoy and offers a comfortable and stylish ride while providing the safety you can trust, the Mazda6 is a great option. Learn more below about what makes the Mazda6 a great choice for your next new vehicle purchase.
The Mazda6 sedan comes standard with a Mazda SKYACTIV-G 2.5 liter 4-cylinder engine. The Mazda6 is sure to get to where you need to go on the road without having to make frequent stops at the gas station. The 2020 Mazda6 receives 35 miles per gallon highway.
The 2.5 Liter 4-cylinder engine in the Mazda 6 delivers 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque in the standard Mazda6 Sport trim and up to 310 lb-ft of torque and 250 horsepower in the Mazda6 Signature trim. The 2020 Mazda6 SKYACTIV engine has a 6-speed automatic transmission. Below are the miles per gallon the 2020 Mazda6 receives:
- AWD, Automatic Transmission (city/hwy/combined): 24/31/26
- 2.2-Liter Turbo Diesel (city/hwy/combined): 27/30/28
Mazda6 Technology Package
The Mazda6 is a sleek and sporty sedan with technology packages to make your day-to-day errands even more enjoyable. The 2020 Mazda6 comes standard with 6 speaker AM/FM radio system and HD radio, Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio capabilities, and the Mazda Connect Infotainment System with voice command. The technology display is an 8” full-color touchscreen display in the center console.
Be sure to stay focused and safe on the road by utilizing the hands free features in the Mazda6 like its voice command features and SMS text message audio delivery and reply. In select trims, you can also get the Apple Airplay and Android Audio integrations, if you have a preference between the two. The Mazda6 also offers keyless entry and a push button start that comes standard.
Mazda6 Trim Levels
The Mazda6 comes in five different trim levels; the standard Mazda6 Sport, the Mazda6 Touring, Mazda6 Grand Touring, Mazda6 Grand Touring Reserve, and the Mazda6 Signature. Engine performance may vary between trim levels, and we have indicated those differences below:
- Mazda6 Sport: 35 miles per gallon highway/187 horsepower/186 lb-ft torque/2.5 Liter engine
- Mazda6 Touring: 35 mpg highway/187 horsepower/186 lb-ft of torque/2.5 Liter engine
- Mazda6 Grand Touring: 31 mpg highway/250 horsepower/310 lb-ft of torque/2.5 Turbo engine
- Mazda6 Grand Touring Reserve: 31 mpg highway/250 horsepower/310 lb-ft of torque/
The Mazda6 is a competitively priced sedan with its standard advanced technology features, safety rating, and mileage. The 2020 Mazda6 starts at $24,100 for the Mazda6 Sport up to $35,400 for the Mazda6 Signature with advanced technology features and interior accents.
Mazda6 Safety Rating
Whether you’re a daily commuter or looking for an update to the family vehicle, safety is crucial. You’ll be in good shape with the Mazda6 as the 2020 model is a IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) Top Safety Pick. It earned a five-star crash rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Mazda6 Safety Features
The Mazda6 was able to obtain its superior five-star crash safety rating with the numerous safety features the midsize sedan employs. Multiple airbags, including advanced front airbags, front-side impact airbags, and side-impact air curtains keeps all passengers safe, no matter where they are seated.
The Mazda6 also includes convenient safety features such as the blind spot monitoring system, advanced smart city brake support with pedestrian detection to remain safe even when people or objects appear quickly near your vehicle throughout Richmond or wherever your road trip adventure takes you. To help with that pesky parallel parking that some of us fear in downtown Richmond, the Mazda6 also has a rearview camera to help you out. The Mazda6 also offers a lane departure warning system that lets you know when you may be veering out of your lane. Throw in the lane-keep assist as well, and you’ll receive additional ques that help you remain in your lane. These various safety features are what make the Mazda6 a reliable choice that you can feel safe in day-to-day.