The 2016 Mazda6 may not have the massive market share of best-selling rivals like the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, but in the competitive midsize sedan market, it still stands out as the resident athlete. Mazda's family sedan is both energetic and efficient, but its interior may feel confined to some.
You'll Like The 2016 Mazda Mazda6 If...
If you're looking for a midsize sedan that's fun to drive, fuel-efficient and stylish, it's hard to beat the Mazda6. Base models have an alluring starting price under $22,500, while top-line trims offer features like automatic emergency braking and radar-based cruise control.
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The Mazda6's swoopy exterior compromises some interior room, especially in the rear. With a diesel Mazda6 still being forbidden fruit in the U.S., the 2016 model remains confined to just one gasoline engine choice. And if you need all-wheel-drive traction, you won't find it in the front-drive-only Mazda6.
Best value (in my opinion) of any sedan on the market.
I love my car because it is the best bang for my buck. It was inexpensive and gave me more features than comparable vehicles from other manufacturers. It is economical, getting 28 mpg combined, usually 31-34 highway. It is quick. It is unique and stylish. Overall I am very happy with it. My only complaint is with the sound system. My car is only 2 years old and already 2 different rattles can be heard when the bass is turned up. Not a huge issue, and probably a simple fix, but it is annoying. Other than that though, it is been a wonderful car!
My car can be pretty fast and also gets amazing gas mileage at the same time. This is achieved through the skyactiv engine Mazda has created.
I love my car. I purchased the grand touring package which includes all the bells and whistles. It's easy to use the built-in NAV as well makes the infotainment system work seamlessly with the knob in the center console. I never have to touch the touchscreen. I love having heated seats and auto dimming mirrors. This car has changed my way of viewing the driving experience for the better. The only thing I dislike about the car is how harsh the ride can be, but that's what you pay for when you get the upgraded larger rims!
Mazda 6 the reliable sedan.
The car performs incredibly. It gets great gas mileage and drives smoothly. The sport option is a neat touch. The computer touch screen works fairly well although there are times that it restarts on its own. I believe this may be due to the fact that I live in a very hot climate. The only problems with the vehicle are the seats get a bit uncomfortable for longer drives. But there are not any major problems in this vehicle. It has exceeded my expectations.
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Safety Recalls (1)
Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2016 Mazda6 vehicles. Debris from the welding process during manufacturing of the front passenger seat frame may damage the occupant classification system (OCS) wiring.
If the wiring becomes damaged, there may be a loss of power steering assist and the deactivation of the passenger air bag, increasing the risk of a crash and the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will attach a protective pad on the seat frame. If the OCS harness is damaged, insulating tape will be applied to the harness. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began October 26, 2017. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 1517H.
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