2012 Mazda MAZDA6

Practices should not be another word for drilling - the Mazda 6 2012 is a proof. It looks good handler is one of the choices more fun in the family sedan segment, with handling that adds fun to go commonplace. Add affordability and a comfortable cabin for the mix and you have a car that covers all the bases.

With 6, it is clear that the meaning may have been created with the driving experience. It offers one of the best driving position as the segment, a relatively high driving position, which will give you a broad view of the road. The management is willing to many others in this class, and buttons down the cable platform for driver comfort, which feels more European than Japanese. Other advantages include the spacious interior and large trunk.

The Mazda 6 has a few minor shortcomings, the most famous being the fuel economy and cabin are poor casual cheap plastic. Although there are some recent family sedan that could hold more appeal. Riding smoothly Hyundai Sonata is a look, as it is undeniably beautiful Kia Optima - both come packaged with unexpected standard features and is more affordable than the sixth Volkswagen Passat offers a European sophistication and the sporty Nissan Altima, Honda Accord spacious and engage the Ford Fusion is also good choice. Despite these talented rivals, it is the Mazda 6 2012 is still a very decent choice, especially for those who love driving.

Body styles, trim levels and options

2012 Mazda 6 is available in six trim levels: the Sport, Touring, touring the most, I am the Grand Touring, Touring and Grand Touring Plus ss. Models with prefix "I" will be a four-cylinder engine, while models with the prefix "S" with the V6.

I Sport comes standard with steel wheels 16-inch seat height adjustable driver's manual, power accessories, keyless entry, air conditioning, cruise control, steering wheel audio system, steering wheel tilt and telescopic CD/MP3 stereo with six speakers, an auxiliary audio.

The i Touring adds 17-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, trip computer, power driver's seat, a dash six-CD, Bluetooth phone connectivity and audio, upgraded interior trim wrapped steering wheel and leather shift knob.

Registration for the Touring Plus I get a sunroof, a blind spot monitoring system, luminescent instrument gauges and exterior mirrors with integrated turn signals. Grand Touring model adds leather upholstery, heated front seats, dual zone automatic climate control, a rearview camera, a multi-information display system and a 10-speaker Bose. The s Touring model features more similar to the Touring Plus, apart from the engine, transmission and some exterior trim. S Grand Touring adds 18-inch cast aluminum.

We look forward to one of the most popular options for package technology, which is available on Grand Touring models. It includes automatic xenon headlights, automatic wipers, heated exterior mirrors, keyless ignition / entry, rearview mirror, auto-dimming driver-side and, satellite, driver memory settings, and the seat of power. Voice-activated navigation system is only available on GT models, and included a 7-inch touch screen and real-time traffic. Stand-alone varies with the availability of trim levels and include many of the properties listed above, as well as the rear spoiler, chrome fuel filler cap, and a remote engine start.

Propulsion and Performance

Mazda i June 2012 version is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that produces 170 horsepower and 167 lb.-ft. of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard on the sport I. A five-speed automatic transmission with Driver Shift Control manual is available in the sport and i is the only option available on i Touring i Touring and Grand Touring Pros.

Mazda 6 models are powered by a 3.7-liter V6 that produces 272 hp and 269 Nm of torque, and are only available for a six-speed automatic. The Edmunds test, the V6 model reaches 60 mph from standstill in 6.5 seconds faster, while the four-cylinder automatic need for more pedestrian 9.1 seconds.

EPA estimates fuel economy at 21 mpg city/30 mpg highway and 24 mpg in combined driving the four-cylinder five-speed manual Sport. Mazda models for the sixth automatic is rated 22/31/25 mpg and the V6-powered versions of 18/27/21 mpg foot, both of which are the lower end of this segment.


Standard safety features for all models Mazda 6, 2012, anti-lock disc brakes, stability and traction control, front seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. In Edmunds, the brake test, and I es Grand Touring came to a stop about 125 feet 60 mph.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave better results in the Mazda 6 is "good" for offset frontal and side impact, while roof strength tests gave a second-best "acceptable."

Interior Design and Special Features

The aesthetics of the June 2012 Mazda interior is modern, with lots of curves and sweeping lines, and the red car luminescent gauges are a nice addition. The center console offers a graceful arc, it looks great, but some of its controls are less intuitive than those in competing models. There are a lot of headroom and legroom all round, front and rear seat is especially roomy, comfortable space for the longest legs of passengers. If you have a thin build, although you can find the seats lack support broad front side.

Although the cockpit design is attractive, the interior six were overshadowed by the presence of certain low-grade plastics and more expensive trim levels come with black and silver accents strangers can be a turnoff for some. It is also interesting to note that the performance of the PA system of the paths of this class, even the best system from Bose may disappoint some listeners. On the positive side, 16.6 cubic foot trunk of the Mazda 6 is one of the largest in its class, while the hinge mechanism of the trunk and rear seats discrete 60/40-split-folding improve transport capacity load.

Driving Impressions

In 2012, Mazda 6 stands out from most other family sedans on the strength of its maneuverability. It enters the curves safer than the Honda Accord, and is ranked almost as high on the counter fun to drive than the Nissan Altima class-leading. His behavior comes with a sporty ride quality that can be a little tight, however, and road noise is also more important. Yet neither is particularly troublesome, even when riding on the broad 18-inch wheels.

Most drivers find the base 2.5-liter four-cylinder to be a good match, but who want to discover that the gutsier performance Mazda 6 levels higher trim levels offer a significant increase in strength and wider tires to improve handling. Unfortunately, it is added to dilute the performance of data transmission is slow to respond to both automatic and manual modes.

+ PLUS :

Roomy cabin; big trunk; muscular performance from V6; smooth automatic transmissions; sporty handling.


Mediocre fuel economy; some cheap interior materials.


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