Cargo tie-downs and two hidden compartments in the side panels add to the hatchback's versatility. Below 3000 rpm, however, the four-cylinder lacks strong throttle response. Sedans and hatchbacks with the i designation featured a 160-horsepower, 2. 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 V6-equipped s version provides more horsepower than the four-cylinder i version, but the V6 model had a less comfortable ride because of its larger wheels.
Took the car to a detailer who corrected the problem externally, but still oxidation on the inside of the headlamps, which couldn't be corrected. Some drivers noted that dealership repairs could be expensive, but generally those were minimal, according to most drivers. Factors including movement and shape of the object in front of the vehicle, weather and road conditions can all impact automatic brake control and collision warning. New Car Test Drive correspondent Jim McCraw reports from Detroit, with Mitch McCullough in Los Angeles. But overall, the Mazda6 remains a notch below some competing models.
The six-speed automatic is really smooth yet shifting is crisp. The Mazda V6 doesn't feel like it has as much low-rpm torque as the Toyota and Honda V6 engines, but it loves to rev and it's a lot of fun to drive. The inflators in the front passenger air bags are susceptible to rupture in the event of a crash necessitating the deployment of the front passenger air bag. The sedan's trunk is a good size at more than 15. Not a do it yourself fix. Note: This recall supersedes recalls 13V-130 and 14V-362 in their entirety. The manual felt mushy at first, but that impression quickly faded into the background and we found it fun to shift.
It has a strong front-end treatment that's consistent with other Mazdas. The interior design is complemented by carbon fiber, titanium and body-color finishes. The cost of having the seal replaced is probably close to half of the book value of the car so it is not cost effective to have the seal replaced. Side-impact and side-curtain airbags are standard on all but the base sedan, where they are optional. Sport packages added power seats, while the Grand Touring package added a sunroof and leather seats, among other features. The Mazda6 has several strong attributes, including responsive handling, excellent brakes, a reasonably spacious and comfortable interior -- and quick acceleration in the V6 version.
Higher trim levels are now available with the four-cylinder engine, while lower trim levels are now available with the V6. The wagon features aggressive styling, though it doesn't look as sporty as the hatchback. The hatchback comes with a rear wiper and washer. Mazda's number for this recall is 9015L. Mazda's number for this recall is 1417G. Remedy Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger's frontal air bag with a new one, free of charge.
Even the four-cylinder 6i is a hoot to drive. The Mazda6 benefits from a kind of muscular conservatism inside and out. The recall began July 2016. The rear seats are quite comfortable, whether sedan, hatchback or wagon. Mazda's number for this recall is 9416E. Drivers found a lot to like about the Mazda 6 cars, including their handling, acceleration, styling, sound system, and value.
Smart Brake Support operates under certain driving conditions. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. Zoom-zoom is in plentiful supply regardless of which model you choose. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Switchgear is labeled equally well, legible during the day and illuminated in red at night. 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.
The recall began on September 12, 2017. Sedan and wagon are offered in base, Sport, and Grand Touring trim. Three body styles are available: a four-door sedan, a five-door hatchback, and a five-door wagon. It boasts more exterior and interior style than other mid-size sedans. Having six forward gears allowed Mazda engineers to select low ratios for first and second gears to maximize off-the-line acceleration, tall top gears for effortless cruising, and mid-range gears optimized for snappy acceleration from highway speeds. The six-speed automatic provides improved gear spacing for the V6, keeping it in its power band under all circumstances. Remedy Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflators, free of charge.
As Mazda says, it looks fast even when standing still. The amount of power-steering assist backs off the faster you go, to give good road feel, although it's still on the light side at high speeds. It only comes with the four-speed automatic. Sirius Satellite Radio can be added to any Mazda6. Order it with the five-speed manual and the fun zone starts at about 4000 rpm, where the engine is very responsive. Remedy Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The release levers are in the trunk, a plus for security and convenience, and the seats themselves are spring-loaded so they fold instantly with just one pull of the release.
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 same goes for the sport wagon; its dog fence make it a good candidate for dog owners. Mazda's number for this recall is 8114L. Remedy Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge.