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2015 Mazda6, analyzed step by step

The average size saloon Mazda is renewed. Aesthetically presents few changes from the current model, but increases its security and technological content. Prices for the 2015 Mazda6 start from 27,925 euros, but if we add promotions and PlanPIVE, the cost is reduced to 21,812 euros.

6 has always been Mazda's bid for the segment of mid-sized sedans. 2012 saw the launch of a new generation, rather it was a new model. Now, more than two and a half years later, the Japanese firm presents 2015 Mazda6. Continuista but a more refined design and improved in all aspects, from the inside, technology, through quality, mechanical and safety. All this without losing the values ​​that have always been associated with this model, which include the excellent value for money.

exterior design

The philosophy KODO accompanies Mazda for several years. This unique style allows you to create really attractive designs globally. No matter what continent we are, the 2015 Mazda6 like everyone. Its avant-garde line and attention to detail have been subtly improved in this new generation. The front grille has a more muscular design evolved. new sets of tires, to integrate up to 19 inches. Headlights, front and rear, have an edgier design, and to have Full LED technology (standard from the Style + finish).

New Mazda in June 2015

The wheel arches have also worked to show a more prominent appearance. Meanwhile the cabin space maintains the coupé line, tilted back, which manages to generate a solid and sporty equally. to top the whole body will be available in nine different colors, two more than now, because the colors Silver and Titanium Flash Sonic add, so far only available in the Mazda3.

Family body is very well resolved

Interior design

The retailer exterior styling has remained in the cabin. The feeling of quality, already present in the previous Mazda6, is enhanced by the incorporation of new materials. These provide not only get the Premium extra, but also allow you to create a harmonious and sophisticated atmosphere. Asian refinement is transmitted again to the Mazda sedan.

So inside the Mazda 6 2015. Now with Head Up Display.

Heads-up Cockpit concept is retained but revised to be able to provide better levels of design and comfort. The main changes arising from this work reside in, complatamente new, with larger dimensions central tunnel. For the first time incorporating an electric parking brake is allowed. By removing the lever, it is possible to create more storage space.

In the overhead console barely noticeable changes, the most noticeable is the relocation of seven-inch touch screen, which is now positioned on higher ground in order to allow better visibility and handling by the driver. The air outlets of the air conditioner also change, like the material they are made, aluminum. This is extensible to other elements, such as door handles and the knob of the gear lever. The aim of these changes was to eliminate lot of hard plastics.

Entertainment system New Mazda 6

As I said, the materials are improved. These are noted throughout the interior, but especially in chintz. Series, the Mazda6 comes with black cloth, but within the optional items are new tannery. The skin has been replaced by leather, plus a new black-white combination is added. This is only available with the Premium Package Luxury finish.

Comfort and equipment

The C / D is extremely competitive European segment, It is essential that a model of this market sector exhibits excellent levels of roominess and comfort. Both points are key when making the purchase of a saloon. Mazda knows this and although 6 and had a great appreciation in this regard, the 2015 version has been further improved.

The new Mazda 6 interface is very useful and practical.

All seats have great comfort. The front are receiving the best data on this, but the rear are striking for their comfort and width. Four passengers will travel loosely without problems, only one-fifth suffer more in the central square. Space for all of them is very correct, just like their packages.

The trunk does not change at all, still offers 480 liters of capacity. Most are still the dimensions of the wagon version, which shows little as 522 liters, expandable to 1664 with the second row of seats folded 60:40.

The Mazda 6 Wagon offers 522 liters in the trunk, which can be extended up to 1,664.

For equipment that integrates all this interior space it is best to speak of finishes. As a starting point we have two different levels, Style and Luxury, though each has extra packages that can extend the technological content and quality. Thus we have Mazda6 2015 finishes are as follows:

finishing Style
bizoneSystem Brake Assist City
i-ELOOP regenerative brakingWitness Tire Pressure
Hill Start AssistantCruise control
Rain and light sensorA2DP (Bluetooth)
17 inch wheelstinted rear windows
Electric parking brakeComing / leaving lights homne
MZD Connecttouch screen 7 inch color
Style + package (optional Navigator)
Full LED headlights with daytime functionfront grille with three-dimensional effect
Parking sensors Del. And after.digital audio broadcasting (DAB)
Blind SpotRear Traffic Alert
Luxury finish
Head Up DisplayFull Smart and adaptive directional LED
Interior PremiumBOSE stereo speakers + 11
Keyless entryBrowser + rear view camera
Anti-theft alarmHeated front seats
19 inch wheels blackedGearshift paddles on steering wheel + sunroof (automatic versions only)
Fatigue detectorAttendance system rear braking
Warning and lane change prevention
Premium package
Leather upholsteryDriver's seat adjustment 4 Function
Driver's seat with memoryPassenger seat with electric adjustments
Travel package
Adaptive cruise control and emergency brakingAutomatic transmission with Sport mode switch

The SkyActive technology accompanies the new Mazda 6

Mechanics

Again Mazda employs its range of high-efficiency SKYACTIV engines. This consists of two petrol engines and diesel block will be able to offer two variants of power. All rooms are combined with manual or automatic transmissions. Furthermore, most of the combinations are available with the i-ELOOP, the new regenerative brake Mazda. The advanced cutting system i-stop idling is standard on all models. The diesel engine models Wagon now also occur with all-wheel drive (AWD) Mazda new generation.

Thus we have the 2015 Mazda6 mechanical configurations are as follows:

SKYACTIV-G 2.0 (145 hp)SKYACTIV-G 2.5 (192 hp)2.2 SKYACTIV-D (150 hp)SKYACTIV-D 2.2 (175 hp)
Type of motorInline 4-cylinder DOHCInline 4-cylinder DOHCInline 4-cylinder DOHCInline 4-cylinder DOHC
displacement1,998 cc1,488 cc2,191 cc2,191 cc
compression ratio14: 113: 114: 114: 1
Power (CV)145192150175
Maximum torque (Nm)210256380420
Transmission6 MT6 AT6 MT6 MT

TractionLead Lead Lead Lead
Max. (Km / h)208 223 210223
Acceleration (0-100 km / h)9.5 sec7.8 sec9.1 sec 7.9 sec
urban consumption7.1 l / 100 km8.5 l / 100 km4.7 l / 100 km 5.5 l / 100 km
extra-urban consumption4.6 l / 100 km 5.0 l / 100 km3.4 l / 100 km3.9 l / 100 km
combined consumer5.5 l / 100 km 4.8 l / 100 km3.9 l / 100 km 4.5 l / 100 km
emissions129 g / Km 148 g / Km104 g / Km 119 g / Km
CategoryEuro6 Euro6 Euro6 Euro6

The Mazda 6 continues to improve after each review

Prices

Although the Spanish market already had official prices for the 2015 Mazda6, the introductory offer will include a number of discounts (PIVE plan, promotional discount, financing) that may become higher than 6,000 euros. On the lower side of the scale we find the 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 145 with Style trim, which pRecio output is 21,812 euros, including these introductory offers.

Within the range of prices, the top end will come represented by the 2.2 SKYACTIV diesel unit with 175 hp, automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. Luxury correspond to the finish, with the Premium and Travel packages. The maximum price will be 41,745 euros, but if we apply the same discounts above, the budget is reduced to 35,613 euros. The Wagon units pose no extra money.