At the top of the range, Grand Touring models gain items like leather upholstery, heated front seats, a multi-information display, keyless illuminated entry, cruise control, a dual-zone climate control system, fog lamps, and a power moonroof. Those expecting a serious sport sedan, or moving up from a Mazda3, might want things even tighter though; the current 6—especially in V-6 form—can feel a little too heavy and isolated. It is very good on gas mileage which is a plus. Owners may contact Mazda at 1-800-222-5500. The sporty 2012 Mazda6 often sits in the shadows of the more popular, yet bland midsize family sedan offerings.
Most dependable vehicle I have ever owned. The base engine is a 170-horsepower 2. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Although if you use the performance the economy suffers and the insurance costs are quite high. Running costs: Never broken down or needed a repair except for wear and tear items.
The trunk is huge 16. The 2012 Mazda6 is one of the best-packaged and fun-to-drive mid-size family-worthy sedans—one of the best-looking, too, we think—but it's a shame that it never even makes it on most shopping lists. Never Very impressed with it, rides nice, smooth on the open road or cruising and for big car thanks to the torque of the engine it pulls away nicely, and for price the spec is great, only thing i will mark it done for is sometimes the turbo lags but even the golf i once owned stilled lagged so i no that it can be quite common but overall i would recommend this car and i would buy another or another model from mazda. I beat a Civic TypeR along a slip road a few weeks back! Tires will last longer if rotated regularly; radial and directional tires are rotated front to rear on the same side. If you dont run hot every 400miles pdf blocks up and has to be regenerated by a dealer wheels have a problem but mazda dont have a problem replacing them but they dont want to know about bodywork just blame stone chips it would have to be raining stones to cause such damage. Remedy Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. This could have been a great car, but my 2003 seat toledo tdi with 60,000 trouble free miles was a far better car in nearly every way.
Having worked for a mazda dealership and as a owner of a 1981 Mazda rx7, i think i can safely say the reliable name built up by mazda in the 1980's is no more Car good. These repairs will be done free of charge. However the generous levels of standard equipment and very good residuals more than compensate. Build quality could be better, but for the price I can't really complain. If the same thing occurs again with either of the two problems, i have already contacted motability and explained to them the situation, i will definitely return the car and opt for another make and model. I took the car on a 700 mile trip one week after purchase and was very impressed with the mpg. Starting the Mazda6 requires the mere push of a button.
There were several other recalls. When checking under the hood, see if the battery terminals are not corroded. On the downside, some road and tire noise are noticeable. It's a hoot to drive, but it's also quite a bit thirstier. On a run i can easily get in the high 50's mpg, or 60+ in economy mode! Very pleased quiet and comfortable even when full loaded, easy to drive need to take care as easy to be travelling faster than you think Not as economical as would have liked but with low milseage and often several passengers more than acceptable 10mpg better than previous 2ltr petrol on avarage. Your dealer can check which door has triggered the alarm and possibly replace the.
The Mazda6's aggressively-raked windshield, sloping rear window and smooth side panels look good and contribute to reduced aerodynamic drag. The Interior quality is good too. Kona Blue, Comet Gray, Black Cherry, Techno White Pearl, and Sangria Red have been eliminated. Thus, the 2012 Mazda6 is a value in the segment, although perhaps not as aggressively postured as the Hyundai Sonata. The climate control can be annoying too; even with a 7 speed fan it doesn't always prioritise the airflow the way I'd like it.
Acceleration very adequate and worst mpg has been 27 mixed winter driving but best has been 36 mpg mostly highway on 87 octane. Not that economical around town much better on long distance. The 6 is heavier than the 626 with airbags up the wazoo but I think it's the hideous rolling resistance that's largely to blame. Alloy wheels showing significant corrosion after 16 months. Convention Center this week, and while we mostly liked what we saw, some eye candy shined more brightly than others.
And for those used to the higher levels of road noise in some of Mazda's other vehicles, the 6 is surprisingly refined and quiet inside. Nissan Altima handles well too and gets better city gas mileage, but it's a bit smaller. Braking: The reliability has been brilliant. A major disappointment with the car is on four separate occasions, the boot unlocks itself and therefore unlocks all of the doors. Just goes to show, you can;t even trust a Dealership this was Mazda darlington Great car but 1 major design fault. The nice cloth and leather upholsteries are as good or better than those in rival models, although some might consider the look of the dash and door trims a little low-budget in some trims. Fuels shouldn't be grouped like you have runs best on bp utra diesel tesco second best but hates asda diesel rest that i have tried fall between them I own the 180bhp mazda 6 sport, there seems to be a problem with the timing chaings streaching and causing the valves to touch the piston.