Review: 2018 Mazda6

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The Mazda6 is the perfect mid-size sedan for cruising around those Kansas City roads. The Mazda6 is economical, stylish and has all the comforts needed to make all passengers comfortable.

Check out our review below for the 2018 Mazda6 and then be sure to come visit us at Premier Mazda of Kansas City.

Performance

The Mazda6 comes in five different trim levels, Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve and the Signature. The Sport trim level is available in 6-speed overdrive manual transmission or 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift and sport mode. Both transmissions are paired with a SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine that produces 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. This specification is estimated at 35 mpg/hwy. Jump up to the Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve or Signature and get an upgraded SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-T Dynamic Pressure Turbo DOHC 4-cylinder paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission which produces between 227-250 horsepower and is estimated at 23 mpg/city and 31 mpg/hwy.

Safety

The Mazda6 Sport comes standard with advanced front airbags, anti-lock brake system, hill launch assist, rearview camera, blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert, and smart city brake support. The Mazda6 Touring, Grand Touring, and Grand Touring Reserve will come with the above features as well as adding Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go, as well as advanced smart city brake support with collision warning. Jump all the way up to the Mazda6 Signature and feel safe riding with all the features listed above and a 360-degree view camera.

Features and Tech

Riding around in the Mazda6 Sport won’t feel like you’re riding around in a base model car. The Sport trim level comes standard with an 8” touchscreen that includes the MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System. This infotainment system includes voice command, HD radio, Aha internet radio, Pandora, and text message audio delivery and reply. The Mazda6 Touring and Grand Touring trim levels come with the same features as the Sport but add the Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry System, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. The Grand Touring Reserve adds Bose Centerpoint 2 surround audio system with AudioPilot and 11 speakers, as well as the Mazda Navigation System. The Mazda6 Signature adds a 7” TFT LCD meter display with traffic sign recognition and well as LED front and rear Map Lights.

Pricing

Starting at $21,950 MSRP

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