The revised Mazda6 will go on sale early next year priced from £19,795 for the entry level model, a range that comprises 28 models.
Revisions have been made to core equipment levels including the option of a new safety pack. The interiors and exterior design has been sharpened and there are some new tweaks to improve ride comfort and quietness. All models with feature a new instrument panel and centre console design, revised suspension and improved sound insulation.
There is a choice of nine diesel and seven petrol Saloon models and nine diesel and three petrol engines for the Tourer - with either six-speed manual or automatic transmissions. There will be five trim levels in 2015, ‘SE’, ‘SE Nav’, ‘SE-L’, ‘SE-L Nav’ and ‘Sport Nav’:
The ‘SE’, ‘SE Nav’, ‘SE-L’, ‘SE-L Nav’ models will now be equipped with an electronic parking brake, a coming/leaving home headlamp function, Multimedia Commander with MZD Connect and a 7-inch, full-colour, centre console touch-screen incorporates DAB radio. MZD Connect allows access to internet connectivity and access to social networking services when paired to a compatible smartphone.
The Mazda6 ‘Sport Nav’ specified models come with a re-styled front featuring a new grille and wing design incorporating LED headlamps including LED daytime running lights, LED foglamps, new LED tail lamps, and 19-inch bright alloy wheels. Plus there are six-way power adjustable front seats, vinyl leather knee pads, a new head-up display and an integrated satellite navigation system with 3-years worth of map updates.
The Safety Pack which is standard on the ‘Sport Nav’ now features Adaptive LED headlamps (ALH) which automatically adjust the LEDs to avoid dazzling oncoming and preceding vehicles, without the need to switch to low beam lighting.
Lane-keep Assist System (LAS) with Driver Alert enhances the Lane Departure Warning system, adding steering wheel vibration and assisted steering if the driver steps out of lane, where the Driver Alert system alerts drivers to take a break if it detects a degradation of driving style.
Advanced Blind-Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (BSM w/RCTA) monitors the side and rear of the car to detect hazards unseen by the driver including when reversing by deploying the Rear Cross-Traffic Alert system to detect pedestrians, bicycles and other vehicles when reversing.
Plus you gain Rear Smart City Brake Support (Rr SCBS) that operates at speeds of between 2 and 5mph when reversing, automatically applying the brakes if the system detects an imminent rear impact.Published 2 December 2014