Review: 2019 Mazda6

 

Premier Mazda of Kansas City has the high-performing, fuel-efficient 2019 Mazda6 midsize sedan in stock. Come in for a test drive to experience the new lively turbocharged powertrain and see why it has been described as one of the most fun to drive sedans in the segment.

Performance

The 2019 Mazda6 sedan launched with a new Grand Touring Reserve grade which joins the existing Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, and Signature trims. Designed to take up to five passengers on a dynamic drive, the Mazda6 offers two powertrains both paired with a six-speed automatic transmission with sport mode. The Sport and Touring trims come equipped with a 187-hp 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G four-cylinder engine which earns a very competitive EPA-estimated 35 mpg highway and 26 mpg city. The higher trims get their power from an energetic turbocharged 2.5-liter which kicks out up to 250-hp and 310 lb-ft of torque.

Technology

The MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment system comes standard with an 8.0-inch touchscreen display, voice command, Bluetooth®, HD Radio™, Aha™, Pandora®, and Stitcher™ internet radio integration, a USB port, remote keyless entry, and a six-speaker audio system. Navigation, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility, SiriusXM® satellite radio, SiriusXM® Traffic and Travel Link®, an additional USB port, an eleven-speaker Bose® Centerpoint2® surround sound system with AudioPilot®, and a full-color head-up display are available.

Safety

If you are wondering if the Mazda6 provides a safe cabin for you and your passengers, rest assured. The 2019 Mazda6 earned a 5-Star Overall Safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration* and was awarded a 2019 Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety**. The Mazda6 comes standard with lane departure warning, lane keep assist, blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, forward collision warning with pedestrian detection, radar cruise control with stop & go, dynamic stability and traction control, a rearview camera, and an advanced airbag system. Optional safety features include front and rear parking sensors, traffic sign recognition, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and a 360-degree view monitor which utilizes four individual cameras.

Pricing

Starting at $23,800 MSRP

* Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safer.car.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).

** The 2019 Mazda6 with specific headlights has been awarded a 2019 Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

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