2014 Mazda MAZDA6

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The MAZDA6 has been fully redesigned for 2014 and is living up to all of the hype. It’s now more stylish than ever and boasts better fuel economy without sacrificing space or performance. The Mazda6 is generously equipped and its price starts at just under $21,000. What more could you ask for? Test drive one today and see what all of the buzz is about for yourself!

 Slick Styling; fun driving dynamics that you’ve come to expect from Mazda; fuel efficient; spacious interior.

Manual transmission not available on top trim level; no V6 option; smallish infotainment screen.



Body Styles, Trims & Options

The all-new five passenger MAZDA6 is offered in three very well equipped trim levels- Sport, Touring and Grand Touring.

Standard features found on the entry level Sport includes 17-inch alloy wheels, power mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators, full power accessories, push-button start, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, a 60/40 split-folding rear seat and a 6-speaker sound system, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, an auxiliary audio jack and a USB port.

The following features can be found on the Sport trim with the optional 6-speed automatic transmission: a back-up camera, Bluetooth®, a 5.8-inch color touchscreen display, HD radio, Pandora, SMS text message delivery/reply and audio voice command.

Stepping up to the Touring will add dual-zone automatic climate control, a sliding center armrest, a 6-way power adjustable driver’s seat and leatherette seating surfaces. The Touring is eligible for the Touring Technology Package which adds an upgraded 11-speaker Bose® surround sound system, navigation, heated mirrors, auto on-off headlights, rain sensing wipers, an auto dimming rearview mirror and additional safety features. Additional options include fog lamps and rear parking sensors.

The top-of-the-line Grand Touring gets features from the Touring Technology Package plus 19-inch alloy wheels, Xenon headlights, fog lamps, a sunroof, an auto-dimming driver’s side mirror, leather upholstery, heated front seats, an 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat with memory settings and satellite radio. Additional safety features are optional.

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Safety
Standard safety equipment includes 6 airbags, antilock disc brakes with brake assist and electronic brakeforce distribution, traction and stability control, hill start assist and a tire pressure monitoring system.

A blind spot monitoring system and rear cross traffic alert are standard on the mid-level Touring while a collision mitigation brake support system is optional. The Grand Touring includes the brake support system as well as LED daytime running lamps. It is also eligible for an optional lane departure system and a forward obstruction warning system.

Warranty Information
Every new Mazda MAZDA6 comes with a limited warranty that provides coverage in the event a repair is needed within the first few years of ownership. The new vehicle warranty includes a 3-year/36,000 mile “Bumper to Bumper” Limited Warranty, a 5-year/60,000 mile Limited Powertrain Warranty and a 3-year/36,000 mile 24/7 Roadside Assistance Program. Mazda’s roadside assistance provides towing to the nearest Mazda dealer if the vehicle is not derivable due to a warranted part failure. Any accessories installed by the dealer prior to delivery carry the same new-vehicle limited warranty as the vehicle.

MSRP  

Trims MSRP
2014 MAZDA6 Sport $20,880
2014 MAZDA6 Touring $24,495
2014 MAZDA6 Grand Touring $29,495
Similar Vehicles Base MSRP
2013 Honda Accord $21,680
2013 Volkswagen Passat $20,845
2013 Nissan Altima $21,760

Engines, Transmissions, & EPA Ratings

Trim

Engine

Drivetrain

Transmission

Fuel Economy (city/highway)

Sport & Touring

SKYACTIV-G 2.5-liter 4-cylinder

FWD

6-speed M/T

25/37

All Trims

SKYACTIV-G 2.5-liter 4-cylinder

FWD

6-speed A/T

26/38

 

Christine is a Contributing Editor at DriverPulse, a provider of online automotive editorial reviews and news. She is also an Account Manager and Head of Client Services for Nusani Media. She drinks a lot of coffee, loves to drive (manual, of course) and enjoys the company of her dog. She spends her free time exploring the great outdoors, painting and volunteering at her local animal shelter. Her passion for cars started at an early age. While most little girls were playing with dolls, she was playing with matchbox cars and watching her grandfather work on his prized Fords. She believes a vehicle should not only give you goosebumps while speeding around the circuit, its design should be purpose focused and elicit a pure emotional response. Her dream car, the Porsche Carrara GT, may not be easy to control however it is the perfect definition of form following function; mind blowing performance and beauty.

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