Thursday, February 3, 2011
2011 Mazda Mazda6 is an affordable family sedan
2011 Mazda Mazda6 Review
the 2011 Mazda Mazda6 is an affordable family sedan. Driving is a thrilling experience in the 2011 Mazda Mazda6, especially with the higher trim level’s V6 engine.
At a glance, the interior design of the "2011 Mazda Mazda6" is infinitely pleasing; upon closer inspection, though, it’s clear that materials quality could be better.
Competitors for the 2011 Mazda Mazda6 are the same as always, providing for a variety of options for shoppers:
Impeccable safety features are some of the biggest perks of owning the 2011 Mazda Mazda6. The powerful V6 engine is another major advantage on the 2011 Mazda6. One of the biggest issues involved in the 2011 Mazda Mazda6 involves fuel economy - it’s not very good.
For 2011, the Mazda 6 receives minor updates. The headlights and foglights have been restyled and the sideview mirrors on the Touring Plus and Grand Touring models now feature integrated turn signals. Mazda has discontinued the base SV trim level and dropped manual transmission availability for the Touring trim. Fuel economy sees a slight increase for models with automatic transmissions.
The i Grand Touring model adds leather upholstery, heated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, a rearview camera, a multi-information display and a 10-speaker Bose sound system. The s Touring Plus model is outfitted identically to the i Touring Plus, except for the engine, transmission and some exterior trim. The s Grand Touring adds 18-inch cast-aluminum wheels.
The "2011 Mazda 6" i versions are powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 170 horsepower and 167 pound-feet of torque. A five-speed automatic with manual shift control is offered on the i Sport and is the only choice available on i Touring, i Touring Plus and i Grand Touring models.
Standard safety features for all 2011 Mazda 6 models include antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags.
The 2011 Mazda 6 features an interior that is attractive and modern in design--Among competing family sedans, the 2011 Mazda 6 is notable for its nimble handling.
The 2011 Mazda Mazda6 ranks 5 out of 18 Affordable Midsize Cars. The 2011 Mazda6 is the mid-size sedan for consumers on the lookout for an enjoyable driving experience. The Altima is similarly sized and priced but offers better EPA rated fuel economy of 23/32 compared to the Mazda’s 22/31 in four-cylinder models, and fuel economy ratings of 20/27 to the Mazda’s 18/27 in V6 models.
Four-cylinder models are designated as “i” models and are available in Sport, Touring, Touring Plus and Grand Touring. Six-cylinder models, designated as “s,” are available in Touring Plus and Grand Touring trims. New for 2011, the Mazda6 sports revised headlights and fog lights, new 17-inch wheels and a revised steering wheel.