2018 Mazda 6 Review, Test Drive, Interior, Engine Specs
Passenger compartment comfortable, elastic and powerful engine made with care, finishes and technological equipment at the highest levels. Price, Interior and road test of the new 2018 Mazda 6, Japanese sedan that has nothing to envy to the Germans.
New road test, it’s the D-segment of the Japanese. 2018 Mazda 6 has recently undergone a makeover that has enriched the contents. Cosmetically, therefore, remains with the lines slightly retouched in February 2015, is now also available with all-wheel drive. Refined interior, almost from the top segment car, much attention are the high-quality materials and finishes. Has nothing to fear than European rivals most popular and respected. We had the opportunity to test with the bodywork 2.2-litre diesel engine driven sedan and 175 horsepower, mated to sequential automatic 6 reports. Let’s discover it in full in its datasheet and see how they perform during our test drive. Starting price of 28,950 euros.
Based solely on the given length, very close to 5 meters, would be natural to think that the 2018 Mazda 6 has a heavy line feels the weight of years. Instead, thanks to the Kodo Design, presents a dynamic body and not at all dated. Beefy front grille with the personalized by the great chrome and light units frowning. With the redesign of February 2015, these got LED technology ALH (Advanced Led Headlights), standard on most equipped versions Exceed: give a look unique and have a really powerful beam. It looks like a mouth, the lower side of the mask which there are other two chrome profiles which make a more elegant collection. Overall the front is pointed down, the solution that improves both the aerodynamics that appearance. Racy then the side view, where are the 19-inch alloy wheels offered standard on the richer arrangement. Elegant chrome around the Windows, not too small in spite of the high belt line. Gritty finally back, with a discreet spoiler atop the trunk lid.
The Generous size of Mazda 6 2018 . Meter in hand, the overall length is 4 meters and 87 cm, width 84 cm and the height measurement 1 meter and 1 meter and stops at 45. The step of 2 meters and 83 cm gives considerable space to the cockpit and the luggage compartment. The latter extends far in length and is finished with care. Stylish detail covers the hinges on the door. Trunk capacity is 480 liters, which can be increased easily by pulling the levers on the top of the inlet.
INTERIOR: COMFORTABLE ON LONG TRIPS
We see the interiors of new Mazda 6 2018 . Nice design of the bridge completely changed with the latest update and characterized by new screen infotainment system located on top of the center console. In the specimen tested the seats were upholstered in White leather, each room (also equipped with electric adjustments) and look cute. This also includes optional leather upholstery with the same to the middle of the dashboard, with stylish stitching. The plot which is repeated on the central tunnel, with a handy glove compartment protected by a sliding cover. Convenient Mazda Multimedia Interface, the name by which the rising sun indicates the wheel located just above the gear shift and from which you can control all submenus of the infotainment system. Practical in daily use even the controls located on the races of the beautiful wheel, pleasant to hold. Excellent habitability, even in places behind where the occupants will not have anything to complain about. A little less than in central place, but not too uncomfortable.
Outfitting top of the line Exceed has a complete standard equipment. Among other things we find the Active Driving Display name by stating the head-up display that project the most important information on one pocket in front of the driver’s scheme to look. Not missing, of course, the keyless ignition and switch-off button. Audiophiles will appreciate the powerful and sophisticated sound system with 11 speakers, Bose signed scattered at strategic points of the passenger compartment.
Three trim levels in the price list of the 2018 Mazda6. We start with the Evolve to go to the top of the range Business intermediate and Exceed (we try).
Standard equipment includes 17-inch alloy wheels of now unpublished in diameter, infotainment system with 7 inch touchscreen display and Mazda Connect navigation system, dual-zone automatic climate control, automatic emergency braking system and pedestrian traffic signs recognition devices, package i-ActiveSense with Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane-keep Assist, Radar Cruise Control and automatic control of the front Led lights as a function of vehicle safety.
Finally, it’s time to get behind the wheel of our Mazda 6 2018 and begin the road test. We get in the car and we are faced with the extremely comfortable interior, very light and attention to detail. Stands in the middle of the Dashboard screen can be controlled by a round knob in the center tunnel. Press the button and put into motion.
Have been interesting days those aboard the new Mazda6 2018. With its beautiful design that conveys a feeling of agility and speed, looked at us all in the city, it is impossible not to notice. The size of the car are extremely impressive, but thanks to the excellent power steering, a suspension that absorb any road bumps and good rear camera, we were able to navigate smoothly through the streets of the city. The Mazda6 comes with a nice sturdy displacement turbo diesel, great response even at low revs. Perfect brakes, driving very reactive, the sedan impresses with the absolute comfort.
Convenient allows making a large number of kilometers without tiring. Soft trim that gives great pleasure. Homogeneous steering fluid exchange, albeit with some slackening and quickly stands out for road holding.
If you fall in love on the Highway into town, convinces. You get up to 5,000 rounds without problems, feels like a gas. Also, the noise is not bad but there is some rustle of too. Nice the adaptive cruise control. Motorway consumes 17 km with a liter, the average is 13 per liter. The new Mazda6 is always seeking the greatest compromise between performance and consumption, one of the best value for money. Who says that to have a premium sedan, seek to Deutsche marks wrong.
2018 MAZDA 6 Price and Engines
The price list for engines in the Mazda 6 2018 consists of two petrol units and as many. Starting from the early we find a 2.0 from 165 horses and a 2.5 (available only with automatic transmission) from 192 horsepower.
The offer includes a 2.2 diesel by 150 horses and the powerful Twin-Turbo 2.2 175 horses we tried.
With the 2017 model year came the system “High Precision De Boost Control” that will optimize the management of boost pressure to improve throttle response. He made his debut the system also already seen on the younger sister Mazda 3 with 1.5 D. We are talking about the “Natural Sound Smoother”, which goes to decrease cold and vibrations to a minimum due to a damper pushed onto the piston PIN.
Mazda 6 2.0 SkyActiv-G 165 horses Business 30,500 Euros
Mazda 6 2.5 SkyActiv-G 192 horses Exceed € 34,800 automatic
Mazda 6 2.2 SkyActiv-D 150 horses Evolves 28,950 Euros
Mazda 6 2.2 SkyActiv-D 150 horses Business 31,250 Euros
Mazda 6 2.2 SkyActiv-D 175 horses Exceed 34,300 Euros