With the right aftermarket options, this vehicle can appear modern for years to come. The hatchback model even has a trunk space which beats the larger rival and hatchback by 200 liters with rear seats folded down. Remedy Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The systems only take over if no driver response is detected. This model is also used as the base for the , also known as or Hongqi C301.
I love everything about it but the comfort. Don't envision the Mazda6 as a cramped cubicle. Notably, Mazda's SkyActiv technologies have reduced the petrol model's fuel consumption from an official figure of 8. The engine is performing very well and there are no problems since I bought it. Ford also plans to offer a powertrain on the platform. Also the Mazda6 won the 2003.
On March 3, 2011, around 50,000 Mazda6 vehicles from the 2009—10 model years were recalled in the United States, with another 15,000 in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico after it was found that were building nests in the fuel line of the vehicles. It can look sporty and luxurious at the same time. In the moment I appreciated the versatility of the four door sedan which handled snow, ice and mountain roads as well as the four wheel drive Jeep Cherokee I have previously owned. The first day of getting it home it started throwing engine codes. I love three-digit velocities as much as the next rash fool; but mid-size sedan buyers don't fall into that latter category very often. I don't want to think I was knowingly sold junk and yet I here I sit. In China, the Mazda6 was introduced by in 2003.
It is a widened and lengthened version of the model sold elsewhere, with larger engines. It's sportier than the Camry and Accord, but the powertrain doesn't pack sufficient punch to qualify for hard-core sport-sedan status. Motor Trend recorded a 0—60 mph acceleration time of 6. In North America, the 5-speed automatic optional on the V6 models is replaced by an 6-speed automatic for 2005 model year. The interior has no rattles and the engine still quiet. The Mazda 6 was praised for its edgy handsome design, communicative steering and tight suspension.
But in a market as competitive as this,… As the newness begins to wear off our Mazda6s, we wonder if it can truly separate itself from the midsize-sedan set. Sporty And Economical — I like how reliable this car was, started up everyday. Dealers will inspect vehicles, and where a defective air bag inflator is identified, the inflator will be replaced, free of charge. Note: This recall supersedes recalls 13V-130 and 14V-362 in their entirety. Will they notice the Mazda6? Spacious interior yet actually kind of intimate.
Speed sensitive steering enhances the effect. I am concerned about Mazda's positioning of the Mazda6 — hence the inner conflict of sixes and sevens. Redesigning its bread-and-butter midsize sedan, the former and largely forgotten 626, into a sharply maneuverable sports sedan, Mazda takes on the family-sedan heavyweights, Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, as well as such popular sporty sedans as Nissan Altima and Volkswagen Passat. Mazda's in , Japan produced the Mazda6 for international markets from February 2002 to August 2007. That, you see, is the crux of the issue. The body is sleek and the original paint has held up very well for the 89k miles this car has been driven. Remedy Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge.
The 6 is a great car for the most part, with good looks, a comfortable ride, and ample power. Mazda's number for this recall is 1417G. So far, the Mazda 6s is the best car I have ever owned. While base Sport and Touring trims receive the standard and previously-available 187-horsepower, 2. The vehicles were unveiled in 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon. A diesel engine for the North American market has not yet been announced for the Mazda6, though has been announced for the 2018 compact crossover.
So it's back to the numerical quandary: Is Mazda's Mazda6 a big, moderately sporty compact sedan or a smallish, very sporty mid-size sedan? In those 12 years, I have only had one mechanical problem the air conditioning fan and it was a fairly inexpensive fix. Last accessed 16 May 2001. Mazda's number for this recall is 9015L. The diesel's fuel economy gain was less marked, from 5. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500 ,Option 4. The inflators in the front passenger air bags are susceptible to rupture in the event of a crash necessitating the deployment of the front passenger air bag.
The manual transmission was discontinued for the 2019 model year, however Mazda has hinted that it might be available as a special-order option in the future. The diesel 2ltr 136 is a great balance of power with fantastic fuel economy. Looked great and the style matches up with the newer models. The recall was issued the same day the Chinese peak quality watchdog requested , and recall vehicles with faulty air bags in China. Had to buy a new part for it, fix a vacuum hose and cleared out the codes. With Mazda6, the company takes its message mainstream. The only available transmission is Mazda's 6-speed SkyActiv automatic.
So far, the Mazda 6s is the best car I have ever owned. The servicing from either dealership I have used has been excellent, honest appraisal, competitive pricing and typically in and out in less than an hour. Back off in traffic, and the Mazda6 complies with pleasing but by no means softie ride quality. It has leather seats, trim and accents. Racy styling exploits these dimensions and results in a very aggressive package that looks almost like a compact pocket-rocket. It features a standard transmission, front-wheel drive, and a 2.