2016 Mazda Mazda6

Find Another Mazda MAZDA6 Sedan
$21,495-$30,195
$20,525-$28,519
26 CITY / 38 HWY
Overall Quality
Overall Performance and Design
Predicted Reliability

Overview

The 2016 MAZDA6 comes in three different trims: Sport, Touring and Grand Touring. Each is powered by a 184-horsepower, direct-injection 2.5L 4-cylinder engine, with torque rated at 185 pound-feet. A 6-speed manual transmission comes standard on the Sport, while a 6-speed automatic is optional on that trim and standard on Touring and Grand Touring.

Even the base Sport trim comes well equipped, with halogen headlights and daytime running lights, dual power side mirrors with integrated turn signals, 17-inch alloy wheels, power windows and locks, push-button start, a 60/40 split-fold rear seatback, and steering wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls. Standard safety technology includes four-wheel anti-lock brakes, a bevy of airbags, dynamic stability control and traction control.

The Touring adds features such as 19-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control with rear heat and air conditioning vents, a 6-way power driver's seat, leatherette-trimmed seats, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, a 5.8-inch color touch screen display, HD and Pandora Internet radio and SMS text message audio delivery and reply. The Touring also includes a blind spot monitoring system and rear cross traffic alert.

Finally, the fully equipped Grand Touring includes amenities like a power glass moonroof, bi-xenon headlights and LED running lights, an auto-dimming driver's side mirror, paddle shifters on the steering wheel, navigation with traffic alerts, leather-trimmed seating with heated front seats and an 8-way power adjustable driver's seat. An 11-speaker Bose audio system and Sirius XM satellite radio compatibility are included, as is a Smart City Brake Support system, which helps to mitigate low-speed front-end collisions.

Certain convenience options such as an auto-dimming rearview mirror and fog lights are available on the Sport. On the Touring model, Touring Technology Package includes the 11-speaker Bose audio system, navigation, advanced keyless entry, Smart City Brake Support and more. For the Grand Touring, the cleverly named Mazda Radar Cruise Control and Forward Obstruction Warning Package adds the named systems, while the Advanced Package builds on the above with a land departure warning system and i-ELOOP, a regenerative braking system that uses a capacitor to store energy created during braking.

Advertisement

J.D. Power Ratings

J.D. Power data for this year, make and model is not available at this time

Power Circle Scoring Legend:

Among the best
Better than most
About average
The rest
*Please note that JDPower.com Power Circle Ratings may not include all information used to determine J.D. Power awards. Learn more about how J.D. Power Ratings are calculated.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

The Latest Mazda Articles:

Mazda refines its two car models—the Mazda 3 and the Mazda 6—and redesigns the popular CX-5 crossover SUV for the 2017 model year. Find out what else is new...
Mazda’s certified pre-owned (CPO) program vehicles blend qualities of new and used with an added level of protection, good savings for depreciation, and confidence about the real history of the vehicle.
A completely redesigned Mazda CX-9 3-row crossover SUV finally arrives, shown for the first time at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Mazda has expanded its lineup for the 2016 model year, introducing the CX-3 compact crossover. A new Miata roadster hits the streets, as well. Find out what's new for each 2016 Mazda car and SUV in our new car buyer's guide.
The 2016 Mazda 6 is a midsize sedan offered in Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trim levels. Mazda makes numerous changes to the 2016 model.
With few exceptions, 2015 is a year of transition for Mazda, as the company unveiled redesigned versions of a couple of its key players for the 2014 model year and has already announced plans for all-new and totally revamped 2016 models. Find out what's new for the entire 2015 Mazda lineup...
There's a new breed of crossover SUV, and the 2016 Mazda CX-3 exemplifies it.
In the grand scheme of things, Mazda may not be the largest automaker on the block, but it is certainly drawing some attention with its revitalized 2014 lineup.
Revising a winning formula is risky business, but that's exactly what Mazda has done with what the company says is its best-selling model.
The Mazda 6 is classified by the maker as a "sports sedan," but it's a popular family car as well--a front-wheel-drive vehicle that's available in several trims, with a choice of engines and various optional upgrades.