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 revisions
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.