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  • 2018 Mazda MAZDA6

    Mazda, the brand most associated with telling its customers that "driving matters," has pulled the manual transmission from the 2019 model year 6 mid-size sedan. The move leaves the new Mazda 3 hatchback (in Premium trim) and the MX-5 Miata as the only two models that the Japanese brand offers with a manual transmission. CarsDirect reported Wednesday that Mazda had axed the manual for the 2019 model year. The move also pushes the Mazda 6's starting price to $24,720, an increase of $1,875. Previously, the base Sport trim could be had with a manual transmission, which kept the price down...

  • 2018 Mazda MAZDA6, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2018 Mazda 6 chases a more premium path

    The 2018 Mazda 6 is more than just a typical refresh for the brand's banner mid-size sedan. It represents the next step forward for Mazda as it chases class-above refinement. On Wednesday, Mazda revealed the refreshed sedan at the 2017 Los Angeles auto show, and it brings numerous updates and...

  • 2018 Mazda 6
    Mazda 6 finally gets Mazda's 2.5-liter turbo engine

    The Mazda 6 is finally getting the performance shove it’s handsome, segment-leading looks deserve. Mazda will unveil an updated Mazda 6 at this month’s 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, and among the updates made to the car is the fitment of a 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-4. This is the same...

  • 2017 Mazda 6
    2017 Mazda 6 gets G-Vectoring Control, Nappa leather

    The Mazda 6 enters the 2017 model year with the same handsome design it adopted in 2014 but there’s a few technological changes aimed at improving the vehicle's dynamic qualities. Like the 2017 Mazda 3, the 2017 Mazda 6 gets the automaker’s new G-Vectoring Control (GVC) technology. GVC...

  • 2016 Mazda Mazda6  -  Los Angeles Auto Show live photos
    2016 Mazda 6 Inherits Mazda 3 Infotainment System, New Face: Live Photos

    The Mazda 6 is already one of the most attractive sedans on the market; but for 2016 it will be getting some significant upgrades that should boost functionality—and make the cabin a little prettier to match. The mild refresh will bring a revised instrument panel design and an improved...

  • 2016 Mazda 6
    2016 Mazda 6 And CX-5 Receive Some Updates

    One of the busiest stands at this week’s 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show is that of Mazda, as the Japanese automaker is making no less than three world premieres. We’ve already seen the all-new CX-3, and now we have details for updated versions of the CX-5 and 6. Both vehicles go on sale...

  • 2010 Mazda Shinari concept

    At the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show next month, Mazda will show an updated version of its 6 sedan. However, in the near future we may see some new variants introduced including the oft-rumored Mazdaspeed performance model as well as a new coupe. Auto Express, citing an inside source, reports that a 6 coupe will be launched by 2016. The new coupe will be positioned as a sportier offering than the 6 sedan, and may end up featuring a more distinct look similar to that previewed on the Shinari concept car from 2010. MUST SEE: Watch Dodge Build The 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat With VIN0001: Video The...

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    Mazda To Debut New CX-3 Subcompact Crossover And Updated CX-5, 6 In L.A.

    This year’s Los Angeles Auto Show is shaping up to be one of the biggest in the event’s history, with more than 30 world premieres confirmed and almost double that amount when it comes to North American debuts. Japanese automaker Mazda will have one of the busier stands, as it’s...

  • Mazda Mazda6 Racer concept, 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon
    Mazda Outlines 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon Lineup

    Mazda’s new Mazda6 sedan and wagon will be the highlight of the automaker’s stands at the upcoming 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon, with three separate concept versions already confirmed for the show. In addition to the Mazda6 concepts, Mazda will also present two concept versions of its CX-5 as...

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    2014 Mazda6 Diesel Confirmed For U.S., Will Also Race In Grand-Am

    At this week’s 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, Mazda finally confirmed that its redesigned 2014 Mazda6 will be offered with a diesel engine. The new Mazda6 goes on sale in January, initially with just a SkyActiv-G 2.5-liter gas engine. The diesel will arrive in the second half of 2013. The...

  • 2014 Mazda Mazda6
    2014 Mazda 6 preview

    The 2014 Mazda6 has been in production for almost a month, but only now has Mazda released all the details on the new car. The vehicle, which is due in showrooms early next year, is the second of a new generation of Mazdas that feature fuel-saving SKYACTIV technology and the ‘KODO - Soul of...

  • 2014 Mazda Mazda6 Wagon
    2014 Mazda Mazda6 Enters Production, New Wagon Revealed

    The brand new 2014 Mazda Mazda6 makes its official world debut at the 2012 Moscow Auto Show taking place later this month, however, production of the car has already commenced this week at Mazda’s plant in Hofu, Japan. The very first example to roll off the line wasn’t the regular sedan...

  • 2014 Mazda MAZDA6 (European spec)

    Mazda has chosen an unlikely place--Moscow--for the world premiere of its next-generation flagship Mazda6 sedan, which will be making its debut in the U.S. early next year as a 2014 model. While the Mazda6 shown here--the production model and not a prototype or a concept--marks the debut of all-new sheetmetal, it offers several other firsts. The model follows the CX-5 and Mazda5 in offering the new Kodo “soul of motion” design language, which made its debut at the 2010 Paris Auto Show and later the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. But it's the first vehicle to be entirely designed...

  • 2014 Mazda Mazda6 teaser
    2014 Mazda Mazda6 Teaser No. 4 Released: Video

    Mazda has released a new teaser video for its upcoming 2014 Mazda6, which is due for its world debut at the 2012 Paris Auto Show this September. Despite the car in this video looking very similar to the Takeri concept car unveiled last year, Mazda is keen to stress that this is in fact the...

  • 2014 Mazda Mazda6 Wagon spy shots
    2014 Mazda Mazda6 Wagon Spy Shots

    Mazda has already confirmed its long overdue redesign for the Mazda6 mid-size sedan, hatch and wagon is set to make its debut at the 2012 Paris Auto Show this fall, before sales start early next year. And today we have a set of spy shots revealing the new Mazda6 wagon in prototype form as it...

  • 2011 Mazda Takeri Concept
    2014 Mazda Mazda6 Set For 2012 Paris Auto Show Debut

    At this week’s 2012 New York Auto Show Mazda is presenting its Takeri concept car yet again, a stylish sedan showcasing the automaker’s latest SKYACTIV technology and previewing its next-generation Mazda6. Although we’ve seen the Takeri already, Mazda has used the concept's U.S...

  • 2011 Mazda Takeri Concept
    2011 Mazda Takeri Concept Mega-Gallery

    The Mazda Takeri Concept from last year’s Tokyo Motor Show is the best glimpse yet as to what the styling of the upcoming 2013 Mazda Mazda6 will look like. Mazda even states that its latest concept points to the future design direction of its next-generation sedan, and that’s a good...

  • 2013 Mazda Mazda6 test-mule spy shots
    2013 Mazda Mazda6 Spy Shots

    A test-mule for the third generation Mazda6 has been spied testing in the frozen snowfields of Northern Europe, revealing some telling details about the new Mazda mid-size sedan headed to showrooms later this year as a 2013 model. While the car seen here may resemble the current Mazda6, the lower...

  • 2011 Mazda Takeri Concept

    When Mazda said its new ‘Kodo-Soul of Motion’ design theme would be influencing its future models, it certainly wasn’t lying. In a little over 12 months we’ve seen the design language feature on the original Shinari and Minagi concept cars and more recently on the 2012 Mazda CX-5 due in showrooms early next year. Now Mazda is showing the latest evolution of the design with its new Takeri Concept set for debut at the 2011 Tokyo Auto Show, and in the process is giving us the strongest indication yet as to how the next-generation Mazda6 will look, and we must say we...

  • 2010 Mazda Mazda6
    Mazda 6 Walks Out On Michigan, Ford Plant, Next One Made In Japan

    Last week we heard talk of the further separation of Ford and Mazda, with the end of Mazda's U.S. production at the forefront. Today, Mazda has announced that the next mid-size sedan for the U.S. will be built in Japan. The car, of course, will be the follow-up to the Mazda6. It will likely...

  • 2010 Acura ZDX Official Production Reveal
    Report: Infiniti And Lexus Opt Out Of Apple-Bottom Hatch Race

    Infiniti and Lexus aren't following Acura and BMW into the big-hatch market.

  • Ford Mondeo
    American engineers will develop Ford’s global midsize platform

    Ford’s midsize Fusion sedan and its associated Mercury Milan and Lincoln MKZ cousins were just updated for the 2010 model year but details of the next-generation model, due in 2012, have already surfaced. While the current car is based on the CD3 platform from the Mazda6, the next Fusion will...

  • Toyota's iQ
    First six cars tested under new Euro NCAP system, Toyota iQ rates 5 stars

    Starting this year, all new cars assessed under the Euro NCAP scheme will have to be fitted with some form of electronic stability control (ESC) in order to gain a rating of five stars. This puts the Euro NCAP scheme at the forefront of crash testing, though some other regions are also making...

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    Mazda6 'Circuit Trial' images surface before 2009 Tokyo Auto Show

    The Tokyo Auto Salon will feature a number of firsts from Mazda and many other carmakers, including a new range of 'Circuit Trial' track-ready concepts. The Tokyo show will be running in opposition to the similarly-timed Detroit Auto Show, starting January 9, explaining Mazda's absence from the...

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