2018 Mazda 6 Review, Redesign, Price
For the longest time now, the Mazda 6 segment has prided itself for possessing the best features in terms of driving enjoyment, fuel economy and cabin refinement. For the 2018 model year, this sporty mid-sized coupe comes back with a sleek-looking exterior while maintaining the high end appeal of its interior. The 2018 Mazda6 will improve on both of these features while adding in new curves, interior amenities, greater engine performance, safety features and much more. This should make the Mazda 6 one of the most attractive and distinctively designed coupes in the market.
2018 Mazda 6 Exterior and Interior
The 2018 Mazda 6 exterior layout will be more angular, with an intricate front and perfect curves. The appearance on the front end oozes a sense of power, aggression and aristocracy. Overall, the front end bears an in-depth similarity to the MX5. A slim, suave cover completes this macho appearance, successfully giving the 2018 Mazda 6 very appealing visual aesthetics. To give this coupe an aggressive appearance, Mazda will give it a lower ground clearance than that found in other models. To complete this, it will have very sharp lights, a chrome-filled grille and sportier wheels. The 2018 Mazda will be based upon the breakthrough Koddo technology which aims at giving cars a very light chassis by utilizing aluminum as well as carbon fibers.
The 2018 Mazda 6 coupe is a five passenger car that will comes in 3 trim levels namely touring, grand touring and sport. The major features on the base sport include a tilt and telescoping steering wheel, 17-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, cruise control, full power accessories, Bluetooth connectivity, a multi informational display as well as a premium sound system with an iPod/USB interface the touring trim will have features such as satellite radio, keyless ignition, cross-rear traffic alerts, keyless entry, premium vinyl upholstery, climate control a sliding console armrest, a climate control and configurable driver seats. It will be adorned with another optional package featuring a sunroof/moon roof, a Bose audio system and satellite radio.
2018 Mazda 6 Engine
The 2018 Mazda 6 will be powered by a 2.5 Liter 4 cylinder engines that should comfortably generate 184 hp and 185 pound ft. of torque. The sport and Touring model will be mated to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission system with the Grand touring trim coming with the automatic. Tests on the Mazda 6 should that it has a top speed of 60 mph in 7.6 seconds which is top time for a 4-cylinder midsize coupe. The coupe’s EPA fuel economy is quite amazing standing at 31 mpg combined, 26mpg for city driving and 38 mpg for highway driving in automatic transmission vehicles and 29 mpg combined, 25mpg city driving and 37 mpg highway driving on manual transmission.
2018 Price and Release Date
Mazda will very likely stick to its launch cycle by releasing the 2018 Mazda 6 in the summer of this year. Its price is quite comparable to that of the previous years’ models at around $22,000 for the Sport model and $30,000 for the Grand Touring model.