2016 Mazda 6 is actually a somewhat sporty, luxurious midsized sedan. Back in 2002, its first model was released. Then it took 10 years to make this model special and popular. 2012 model actually started this new generation of Mazda sedans. The Japanese company surely expects this vehicle to meet all expectations. Exterior modifications and upgradations are not quite massive for 2016 Mazda 6 but still some minor improvements through redesigning give this vehicle stronger design expression. Frontal fascia consists of slightly revised headlights having an all new LED technology layout, restyled turn signals, impressive new grille, etc. Its whole new grille now has 6 sporting horizontal slats thereby replacing the previous five slats so as to give a bolder appearance. These LED fitted headlights and taillights provide enhance visibility.
2016 Mazda 6: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Some changes are done at bottom also i.e. below lower apron like impressive fog lamps placed inside boomerang looking chrome trimmed casings. Rear fascia remains almost same expect its taillight clusters. Others stuffs like trunk lid, bumpers, etc are unaltered. 19 inch aluminium made gets dark coloured finish with metallic flakes. Attractiveness increases through shark fin antenna as well as few additional body colours namely Titanium flash mica and Sonic silver metallic.
New Mazda 6 has undergone many interior modifications, even though, comparing to exterior. Changes in centre console and dashboard are very obvious. Dashboard now includes redesigned A/C vents; more widen centre trim as well as standing free seven inch display, etc. Whereas centre control quite sporting redone gear shifter and upgraded control layout. Latest instrument clusters will come with attractive graphics and dials. Same old collection of high quality white and black leather may be used for seats. About four passengers can be accommodated inside along with cargo space. Here are some hi-tech features, accessories or gadgets present inside- Active Driving Display, navigation system, infotainment system, music or audio system having many speakers, Bluetooth connectivity, USB port, Mazda Connect through net, i-Activesense safety package, car parking assistance, air bags, seat belts, climate control, etc.
2016 Mazda 6: Engine and Fuel Economy
Drivetrain remains unchanged for 2016 Mazda 6. Under its hood, you will see same 2.5 litres 4 cylinder Skyactiv-G capable of generating nearly 184 hp and 185 pound feet torque. This engine system gets mated with six speeds manual or auto transmission system. It accelerates from 0 – 60 mph in 7.6 sec. Front wheel drive will be present as usual.
One other benefit of this engine variants are the mileage rate it provides. It’s w/o i-ELOOP version provides EPA of 26 mpg on city streets and 38 mpg on highways whereas w/ i-ELOOP version gives 28 mpg inside cities and 40 mpg on highways.
2016 Mazda 6: Release Date, Price, Competitors
In recent times, competitions are huge in automobile market even for reputed automobile companies. 2016 Mazda 6 may face hard competition from Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, etc. Car experts have been working on estimated selling price of 2016 Mazda 6. Price may be ranging from $ 21 495 to $ 30 195.