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Mazda 6:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Mazda 6 side view
Mazda 6 angular front perspective
Mazda 6 angular rear perspective

Overview of the Mazda 6

Learn about the Mazda 6

Mazda 6 Summary

Available in hatchback in earlier generations, the Mazda6 sedan is surprisingly powerful for its size. While it's not offered with an all-wheel drive or hybrid option, the available turbocharger engine is high performing, giving it a unique edge for those craving more power in a smaller vehicle while providing the Mazda6 with excellent fuel efficiency: The automatic option manages up to 9.0 L/100 km in the city, 6.2 L/100 km on the highway and 7.6 L/100 km combined. Three trim levels are available: Sport, Touring and Grand Touring, each with diverse elements that make the Mazda6 suitable for many lifestyles.

Pros and cons of the Mazda 6

  • High-performing turbo engine available
  • Modern interior and exterior design
  • User-friendly communications interface
  • No hybrid variant available
  • All-wheel drive not offered
  • Limited headroom in rear seats
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Mazda 6

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the Mazda 6

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionManual or Automatic
  • City consumption8.8 - 10 L/100km
  • Highway consumption6.1 - 7.5 L/100km
  • Width1839 - 2091 mm
  • Length4895 mm
  • Trunk space416 - 419 L
  • Cargo space416 - 419 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Mazda 6

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Mazda 6 2015 - 2021 is available in 6 trims:

GX trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Mazda 6

Dimensions of the Mazda 6

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211450 mm2091 mm4895 mm
20201450 mm1839 mm4895 mm
20191450 mm1839 mm4895 mm
20181450 mm1839 mm4895 mm
20171450 mm1840 mm4895 mm
20161450 mm1840 mm4895 mm
20151450 mm1840 mm4895 mm