The 2012 Mazda6 is available in six trim levels with two available engines and three transmissions. This affordable mid-size sedan gets high marks for performance driving, with its precise steering, brake response, good handling and cornering.
The 2012 Mazda6 models are powered by the 170-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. The 2012 Mazda6 i Sport a choice of six-speed manual transmission or five-speed automatic transmission, and all other models are equipped with five-speed automatic transmission with auto-manual mode change is offered. Mazda6 s models use a 272-horsepower, 3.7-liter V-6 engine and the 6-speed sport automatic transmission with auto-manual mode change. All models are front-wheel drive Mazda6. Start button is available in the i Grand Touring and s Grand Touring.
2012 Mazda6 Engine
The engine model i get 21-22 mpg city and 30-31 mpg on the highway, depending on manual or the automatic transmission, and the V s model-6 gets 18 mpg city and 27 mpg on the road. Both engines run on regular unleaded fuel. The Mazda6 seats five and includes a cloth interior and 60/40-split folding rear seats. Adjustments are manual driver’s seat in the i Sport, all other models have eight-way power driver seat positions ‘ with adjustable lumbar support.
2012 Mazda6 Interior
The Grand Touring models offer, heated front seats and leather upholstery are standard side memory optional power driver and four-way adjustable front passenger ‘s seat. All models on the i Sport include a leather-wrapped wheel and shift knob, and premium interior finishes with silver. Cruise control, air conditioning, power windows and door locks are available in all models, and Grand Touring models include dual-zone automatic climate control. The audio system with six speakers base can be updated to include a six-CD changer in the dash, or surround Bose premium sound system with ten speakers. An audio input jack and the steering wheel mounted controls are included with all models, and the Sirius Satellite Radio also available in all areas. Bluetooth is standard on all models, but the i Sport, and Grand Touring models includes a multi information display with backup camera and navigation system available.
The Mazda6 looks as great as it drives with its sporty, sleek and streamlined look. The front features a chrome grille triangle angled halogen headlamps and lower air dam separate. Halogen fog lights and automatic headlights are added to cut off levels on the i Sport. Xenon high intensity discharge, LED taillights, rain-sensing wipers and heated side mirrors are available on the Grand Touring models. The Touring Plus and Grand Touring models include the power tilt sliding glass with sunshade, one-touch open and inside. The Sport i base has steel wheels 16-inch full wheel covers, other trim levels include alloy wheels 17-inch aluminum, and top of the line s Grand Touring is equipped with alloy wheels 18-inch alloy.
2012 Mazda6 Safety
Most security features are standard on all models, and include frontal, side-impact airbags and curtain side-impact front, collapsible steering column, Collapsible brake pedal assembly and collapsible steering column. Anti-lock brakes with electronic brake distribution and brake assist, the dynamic stability control and traction control provide road and stop response. The touring Plus and Grand Touring models include a system for blind spot monitoring and burglar alarm system.
The 2012 Mazda6 combines all the key elements-practical and fun to drive, spacious and elegant-to excel as a top pick for drivers on the market for a midsize sedan.