The all-new Mazda6 Saloon and Tourer are set to go on sale in January 2013, priced from £19,595 to £28,045.
There will be the option of petrol or diesel power, utilising Mazda’s SKYACTIV powertrains there are two petrol engines and two diesels paired to six-speed automatic or manual transmissions. SKYACTIV-G petrol engines include the 2.0-litre 145ps and the 2.0-litre 165ps both producing 210Nm at 4,000rpm. SKYACTIV-D diesel engines include the 2.2-litre 150ps producing 380Nm at 2,000rpm and the 2.2-litre 175ps producing 420Nm at 2,000rpm.
Under Mazda’s new SKYACTIV regime the new Mazda6 features a SKYACTIV-Chassis and SKYACTIV-Body to improve handling and efficency. Mazda is introducing i-ELOOP which is their brake energy regeneration system coupled with their 'i-STOP' idle-stop system which promises fuel economy as high as 68.9mpg and emissions as low as 108g/km on certain models, without sacrificing performance.
We will bring you full Mazda6 prices and UK specifications as soon as we have them.Published 27 September 2012