The new Mazda 6 Sedan comes with the Japanese car brand’s latest Kodo design language. It features flowing lines, smooth edges, and a mesh grille that reflects Mazda’s signature vehicle styling. The cabin is equally decked in premium materials and has a clean, and straightforward layout. Mazda did not skimp on the technological and safety features of the Mazda6 Sedan. It is equipped with a Mazda Connect infotainment system that is accessible through a touchscreen, with sound coming out of a Bose 11-speaker system. It also comes keyless with a push start/stop button, and a slew of driver assistance features to provide an extra layer of protection from potential road hazards. In the Philippines, the Mazda 6 Sedan comes in two variants powered by a gasoline or diesel engine. The variants of this midsize sedan are the following: 2.5L SkyActiv-G 2.5 Turbo Gasoline and the SkyActiv-D 2.2 Turbo Diesel. Both variants are priced at P2,250,000.
Mazda Philippines first introduced the Mazda 6 Sedan in 2013, and it was equipped with a gasoline engine. In 2016, the Mazda 6 Sedan received a facelift together with the addition of a diesel-powered variant. The most recent update was in 2019, which now sports the latest look and technological specifications.
The Mazda 6 Sedan is integrated with the car brand’s Kodo design language. The said design philosophy give the Mazda 6 Sedan a slight similarity to its smaller siblings such as the Mazda 3 and the Mazda 2. The front end of this mid-size sedan is fitted with a mesh grille as well as adaptive LED headlights, and LED daytime running lights. The vehicle also comes with rain-sensing wipers.
Mazda’s mid-size sedan features smooth character lines that flow on both sides of the vehicle. It is complemented by rounder edges following the car brand’s sensual aesthetic. The vehicle is finished off with a set of 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, which adds to the Mazda 6’s overall premium-looking exterior.
The interior of the new Mazda 6 is decked in finely selected materials, making the cabin consistent with its sophisticated exterior. Seats are upholstered in Nappa Leather with Senwood Accents in a deep chestnut color palette. It comes with a 10-way Power Adjustable driver seat with Ventilation & Memory, and a 6-way Power Adjustable for the front passenger seat. Rear seats are equipped with a 60:40 split fold-down mechanism, with a center armrest and two USB ports. On the dashboard is a front windshield projected active driving display and a 7-inch LCD Display Meter Set.
Technology & Safety Features
The Mazda 6 is equipped with an 8-inch Mazda Connect infotainment touchscreen that has smartphone mirroring, and Bluetooth function. Audio comes out of an 11-speaker Bose Sound System.
Its slew of safety features include a push start and stop button that complements the Smart Keyless Entry System, Anti-Lock Braking System with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Front and Rear Parking Sensors, and a 360-degree Rear View Camera. Special features on this model include Blindspot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist.
Platform & Chassis
The Mazda 6 comes with a McPherson Strut suspension setup for the front while a Multi-Link setup at the rear. Its stopping power comes from Ventilated Discs in front and Solid Discs at the rear. This vehicle also has an electric parking brake with auto brake hold.
Engine & Drivetrain
The Mazda 6 is available in two engine types which are the 2.5-liter SkyActiv-G gasoline engine that delivers 228 hp and 420 Nm of torque. The other engine option is a 2.2-liter diesel power unit that can generate 190 hp and 450 Nm of torque. The engines are mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission that sends power exclusively to the front wheels. The gasoline variant comes with a Sport Mode selection.