9 November 2015

Mazda6 2015 car review

The winner in the Best in Class - Medium car category at the New Zealand Car of the Year 2013 awards is now smoother, smarter, and ultimately safer than before. Boasting a revised interior layout, and a more comprehensive use of i-Activsense safety technologies, the Mazda6 is one of the safest cars on the road, and now one of the most rewarding to drive.

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Out with the old traditional (ratchet-type) handbrake lever and in with the new electric parking brake now fitted on all grades, the Mazda6's revised interior also includes a petrol ‘sport’ drive mode that really livens up the gear selection. Suspension and engineering has been further enhanced to ensure the car is now smoother, more stylish and blissfully quiet.

Safety and technology has progressed for the 2015 model, with a safety system that is essential in recognising hazards, avoiding collisions and reducing the severity of accidents. This is further enhanced with the addition of adaptive LED headlights for optimum night vision, Lane-Keep Assist, and Driver Attention Alert. Meanwhile, the GSX comes equipped with Mazda's Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM), Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Smart City Brake Support safety features.

Providing 3 SKYACTIV engine options, 2.0ltr (6.0/100km) and 2.5ltr (6.6/100km) petrol and 2.2ltr diesel (5.4/100km fuel economy), there is sure to be something to match every requirement and, cost-wise, the Mazda6 is priced from $46,745 for the 2.5ltr GSX sedan to $58,245 for the Diesel Limited Wagon.

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