The 2014 Mazda 6 is a smooth, redesigned, practical mid-size sedan that maintains Mazda’s sporty nature. Starting under $22,000 makes the 2014 Mazda 6 one of the least expensive midsize sedans in the segment. The new 2014 is available in Sport, Touring & Grand Touring models.
With 184 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque, mazdausa.com reports a fuel economy of 25-26 mpg city and up to 38 mpg highway. Mazda recommends regular 87-octane fuel and there’s an optional regenerative braking system designed to enhance fuel economy.
Standard halogen headlights brightly illuminate the path ahead, or choose the available self-leveling Bi-Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights and instant-on LED taillights for brighter, sharper light in all conditions. The available Adaptive Front-lighting System pivots the headlight beam based on speed and steering angle, while the available halogen fog lights help improve vision in inclement weather.
Being named one of this year’s winners of WardsAuto 10 best interiors, the Mazda 6 is roomy and inviting. Sculpted door panels and padded surfaces provide a warm, rich look. The interior is available in two-tone, off-white and black leather. It has an easily gripped leather-wrapped steering wheel, supportive seats, a front armrest with a covered storage area and good sized door pockets.
Heating and ventilation controls are simple and easy to use, with knobs controlling temperature in each zone. The 2014 Mazda 6 has a 5.8 inch touchscreen, optional TomTom navigation system and an optional 11-speaker Bose audio system.
Safety features include:
- 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS and Brake Assist
- Tire-Pressure Monitoring System
- Roll Stability Control moderates braking to help stabilize
the vehicle during accident-avoidance maneuvers
- Dynamic Stability Control and Traction Control System