The 2014 Mazda 6 made its first debut during the first
quarter of 2013 and has become a household name as far as the
midsize sedans are concerned. The new Mazda 6 2016 model has
had to undergo both interior and exterior revisions though on
a minor scale. It has better interior bits and an
infotainment system that is top-notch in its own right.
The exterior of Mazda 6 2016
The minor revisions include a bolder chrome grille surround
that is characterized by LED headlights that are separated by
wings that are more distinct. At the back are LED taillights
that have a low profile shark fin antennae; this is the
center of sophistication of this vehicle’s appearance.
In addition, it has 19-inch alloy wheels that are deep in
color to enhance its visibility. It has a wheelbase of 111.4
inches. The overall length; width and height are 192.7by 72.4
and 57.1 inches respectively. The paint palette has 2 new
additional colors which include Titanium Flash Mica as well
as Sonic Silver Metallic. Even though the exterior has menial
updates, the interior is well endowed in terms of the
The interior of 2016 Mazda 6
The colors on the interior vary depending on the various trim
levels available and range from black and white to sand beige
in either leather or fabric.
The center stacks as well as the center console have been
extensively reworked and the car connectivity system and the
Mazda Connect infotainment system have not been an exception.
The Mazda Connect includes a wide array of features such as a
rotary controller that has volume control and 5 buttons. In
addition, it has a large 7 inch infotainment screen which is
located above the center climate vents in a floating fashion.
It also harbors an Electric Parking Brake Switch which is
conveniently located adjacent to the rotary controller. The
navigation, safety information and vehicle speed are
displayed on the Active Driving Display. Finally, the gaps
which existed on previous models have been minimized with
top-notch interior pieces.
The engine of New Mazda 6
It has a four-cylinder SKYACTIV-G engine that has a capacity
of 2.5 liters. This is a modern engine that has been
carefully crafted with state-of-the art technology. In terms
of figures, it discharges about 184 HP and 185 lb. ft.
torque. The maximum speed of the Mazda 6 with this engine is
about 140 mph, 0-60 mph acceleration while reaching for
something less than 7.5 sec. When the i-eLoop system is
grafted on this powertrain, it is rated at 40 mpg on the
highway and 25 mpg in the city . It can either have a
6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic. All the trim levels have
the front wheel drive.
The price and release date
The price for the 2016 Mazda 6 base models
is set at $ 21,000 while the Gran Touring and the premium
models will be sold between $ 21,000 and $ 33,000 dollars for
top-equipped version. The release date will be in early 2015.