The new Mazda6 is the third generation of Mazda’s mainstream sedan and it is fully redesigned for 2014. The 2014 Mazda6 is a five-passenger four-door midsize sedan that offers a large and attractive cabin filled with upscale materials, impressive fuel economy, and Mazda’s famously sporty driving dynamics. The new Mazda6 is the second company’s car (after CX-5) designed with the Mazda’s Sky Active fuel-saving technologies. Also, as the CX-5, the Mazda6 adopts the automaker’s Kodo design language (“Soul of Motion”). This new car competes on the market with other midsize front-wheel-drive sedan, such as Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, Kia Optima, Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion and Chevrolet Malibu.
The new 2014 Mazda6 is offered in Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trim levels. The base Mazda6 Sport comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, fabric upholstery, six-way manually adjustable driver’s seat, air conditioning, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a 60/40-split rear seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, steering-wheel mounted controls, pushbutton start, remote keyless entry, a 3.5-inch multiinformation display, trip computer and 6-speaker audio system with CD player and iPod/USB interface. When equipped with the automatic transmission, the Sport model also includes a 5.8-touchscreen, Bluetooth connectivity and a rearview camera.
The Touring trim adds 19-inch alloy wheels, 6-way power driver’s seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, leatherette upholstery, blind spot monitoring, center console sliding armrest and cross-trafic alert. The Touring Technology package adds keyless ignition, keyless entry, rain sensing wipers, automatic headlights, auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated side mirrors, navigation system and 11-speaker Bose sound system.
The Grand Touring adds a rear spoiler, foglights, LED running lights, adaptive bi-xenon headlights, leather upholstery, a power sunroof, heated front seats, 8-way power driver’s seat with memory functions and steering-wheel mounted paddle shifters.
The 2014 Mazda6 is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder DOHC 16-valve Sky Activ engine that produces 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. The 2014 Mazda6 Sport and Touring come standard with 6-speed manual transmission and with 6-speed automatic transmission available as an option, while the Grand Touring trim comes standard with the 6-speed automatic.
The experts of Aol Autos website say about 2014 Mazda6:
With a sexy design, engaging driving dynamics and respectable fuel economy, the new Mazda6 is an delightful alternative to the usual suspects in the midsize sedan segment.
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