The 2017 Mazda6 is proof that a family sedan can be both practical and exciting. While it doesn't boast the sales numbers of rivals like the Honda Accord, the Mazda6 has an ace up its sleeve: It's one of the most fun-to-drive mainstream midsize sedans money can buy. Throw in impressive value, efficiency and technology, and it's a complete package.
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If your practical side needs a sedan that does usual sedan duties but your heart craves something that quickens its pulse when the road curves, the solution is the Mazda6. Throw in impressive efficiency, great looks and -- for those who wish -- a crisp manual transmission, and you've got a winner.
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Unlike its rivals, you won't find hybrid, turbo or V6 variants of the Mazda6. If you want all-wheel drive, you'll also have to look elsewhere (a Subaru Legacy is a good place to start). The Mazda6's swoopy exterior design, meanwhile, compromises some interior room, especially in the rear.
The Mazda 6 is a good car for new drivers and it drives pretty smoothly.
My vehicle is pretty nice to drive. I would say having driven some other car makes such as Honda, Toyota, and Hyundai, mine seems to be easier to drive. Other car companies car’s seem to be jerkier when stepping on the gas and brake. There is ease when I step on the gas and the break for my car. I also opted for 4 wheel drive which makes it a more powerful and fun car to drive. The model also includes a manual gear which allows me to drive manually without having an actual clutch so I will never stall the car. The car also has good Bluetooth connection for music. The mileage per tank seems to be pretty good, if I drive everyday I would need to fill up the tank after a week and half or so. The car also has a sport mode which makes it accelerate faster. My peripheral vision is quite good in the car, there are no big flaws that hinder my vision.
It is a very fun to drive vehicle. It might look like a nice luxurious car but it can definitely zoom if need be. The handling is also great.
The design is awesome looking, from the body to the interior. The leather is incredible, the grand touring package is awesome. The speakers are great. Sport mode is fun. It feels like driving is fun again honestly. I don't really have any complaints. Before this I drove a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee so this is quite the upgrade. I guess the only complaint is that it's black and gets dirty easy but that can't be helped by Mazda. The display system is so nice looking.
Love my Mazda 6 and have had no issues
I bought my Mazda 6 about 7 months ago and I love it. I have had no issues out of it. The only thing I would say that isn't my favorite about it is the radio/screen controls are by the cup holders. A few times I have had a beverage in cup holder and hit a bump and some of my drink had splashed onto the knobs and buttons and I worry about it messing them up but other than that, I love my car!
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Exterior Lighting > Turn Signal
Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2017 Mazda6 vehicles manufactured August 12, 2016, to September 28, 2016 and equipped with optional accessory fog lights. Due to an incorrect combination switch being installed, the turn signals may not automatically cancel by the rotation of the steering wheel. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
A vehicle continuously driven with the turn signal flashing may result in confusion to other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the combination switch, free of charge. The recall began December 2016. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 0316J.
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