The Mazda 6 was first introduced in 2002 when the company decided to enlarge its 626 and turn it into a midsize sedan. We must admit that the first generation of the vehicle wasn’t that appealing vehicle as it is today. For the 2018, there will be many changes and improvements. If you need a mid-size sedan which is extremely fuel efficient and stylish, the 2018 Mazda 6 is perfect for you. With the improved exterior design, better engine, and attractive interior, the vehicle will be perfect, even for the most demanding customers. Read on if you want to find out more about the new Mazda 6.

Exterior

The exterior changes of the vehicle are clearly not drastic, and yet, they significantly improve the appearance of the car. The new model has stronger style impression. The front fascia of the car sports refreshed headlights with LED technology and revised turn signals. For even greater and bolder look, there is a newly designed grille with six horizontal slats. The lower apron gets newly designed fog lights with boomerang-like chrome trims. The rear end of the car hasn’t been changed to such an extent. You will only see the newly designed taillights. The side profile of the car will remain the same, with 19 inch aluminum wheels with darker color with metallic flakes. The vehicle is 192.7 inches long, 72.4 inches wide and 57.1 inches tall.

Interior

When you peek inside of the cabin of the new 2018 Mazda 6, you will see a great deal of novelties. The center console and dashboard have been refreshed. They have been significantly reshaped and got new features such as 7 inch display, A/C vents, and a wider center trim. The center console gets a revised gear shifter and refreshed control layout. New dials and graphics have been added to the instrument cluster. As for the upholstery, you can choose between black and white leather, and sand beige fabric. Standard equipment for the newcomer includes: Bluetooth connectivity, 6-speaker audio system, a backup camera, push-button start, cruise control, etc.

Engine

The engine of the 2018 Mazda 6 is the only thing in the newcomer that was completely carried over. The vehicle will be powered by a 2.5-liter inline-4 which enables you to get the maximum output of 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. It can be paired with either 6-speed automatic or 6-speed manual gearbox. The vehicle can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in only 7.6 seconds. Fuel economy will remain unchanged, that is 25 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway with manual gearbox. As for the automatic shifter, it will be 26 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway.

2018 Mazda 6 Release Date and Price

There is no official information about the exact release date of the Mazda 6, but the vehicle will go on sale in 2017 as the 2018 model. The starting price for the base trim level is expected to be around $21,5000. The highest trim level, Grand Touring, will be priced at $30,200.