Some drivers noted that dealership repairs could be expensive, but generally those were minimal, according to most drivers. Cat's-eye headlamps and big tail lamps that feature multi-element designs enhance the action at each corner of the car. Sport packages added power seats, while the Grand Touring package added a sunroof and leather seats, among other features. The hatchback comes with a rear wiper and washer. Adding greatly to its utility are a retractable cargo cover shade and a barrier-type net, or dog fence, that emerges from the floor and attaches to the interior roof.
Sedan and wagon are offered in base, Sport, and Grand Touring trim. V6-powered models feature the sophistication of a six-speed automatic transmission. Sedans and hatchbacks with the i designation featured a 160-horsepower, 2. Mazda tells us that no sport-tuned suspension or handling package is offered on the Mazda6 because the standard suspension is already tuned for sporty handling. The seat pockets and door pockets are huge. Mazda expanded its line of Mazda 6 mid-size vehicles for 2005 by adding a new Sport package for all three of the Mazda 6 body types -- sedan, five-door hatchback, and wagon. The wagon features aggressive styling, though it doesn't look as sporty as the hatchback.
Message and data rates may apply. Specifically, vehicles sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Puerto Rico, Saipan and Guam. The Mazda6 rides on double wishbones up front with a lateral-link layout in the rear and coil springs all around. Visually, it has more personality than the Accord and more spunk than the Camry. Smart Brake Support operates under certain driving conditions. And this doesn't occur until you've reached competition-level speeds.
Remedy Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger's frontal air bag with a new one, free of charge. Our only complaint is that the interior door handles lacked heft. The shape of the Mazda6 is truly fetching when painted a hot color and accented by Sport-level trim, which includes a body-color front grille, gray headlight bezels, clear-lens halogen fog lamps, dual oval exhaust outlets, front and rear air dams, and side sill extensions. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. Casual observers may not notice the difference between hatchback and the sedan. Summary The Mazda6 is an affordable sports sedan. .
Both Mazda6 automatic transmissions offer a manual mode called Sport Shift: Pull back on the stick to upshift, push forward to downshift. It's more fun to drive than other cars in its class, with quicker cornering and stopping performance and a sportier ambiance. The relationship of the lower body to the upper body looks perfect, yet the roof shape is designed for people, not for style. Both engines are made of aluminum to keep the Mazda6 from getting too heavy, which it isn't, at 3347 pounds for the V6 automatic sedan. The rear liftgate of the hatchback opens to reveal a covered cargo compartment with 22. But overall, the Mazda6 remains a notch below some competing models.
It offers better road holding than the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, and Nissan Altima, and it offers better transient response in quick lane-change maneuvers. The wagon is built only with the V6, so all Mazda6 wagons are 6s models. There are half-liter cupholders in the doors and in both front and rear center consoles, and lots of other open and covered storage. A five-door hatchback and a Sport Wagon were added to the Mazda6 line last year. Cargo space more than doubles to 58.
We found them suitable for hard driving, with good upper body support and enough lower back support with the optional lumbar adjuster for all-day comfort. The six-speed automatic provides improved gear spacing for the V6, keeping it in its power band under all circumstances. The optional electroluminescent gauges are illuminated in red light, but are conventional white-on-black during the day, with nice, large and pleasing graphics. Road noise is relatively pronounced on broken pavement, especially with the Sport trim. The Mazda6 interior is designed to be comfortable for front and rear passengers in the 95th percentile of all body shapes.
The recall began on February 16, 2016. The rear compartment of the wagon provides 33. Walkaround The Mazda6 represents one of the sportiest exterior designs in the mid-size sedan class. Technician replaced spark plugs and the specific ignition coil that was the problem. The outside door handles are well designed and easy to grab. I was told it's a very common problem with the Ford 3. Pedestrian and bicycle detection operates at speeds between approximately 6 mph and 50 mph.