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2018 Mazda 6 Touring diesel sedan review

Higher-grade Mazda 6 variants get the slick new 2.5-litre turbo-petrol engine, but in Touring guise the punchier and quieter reworked diesel option remains the best choice. It's ageing, but the company has worked hard to keep it contemporary.

2018 Mazda 6 Atenza turbo petrol sedan review

It's been a long time coming, but Mazda has finally rolled out a turbocharged petrol engine for the Mazda 6. Is it any good? Paul Maric finds out.

2018 Mazda 6 review

The upgraded Mazda 6 sedan and wagon finally get a turbocharged petrol engine with poke on higher grades. But there are many more changes as part of this model update, all of which skew an already excellent car, imbued with a premium feel, a little further upmarket.

2017 Mazda 6 Sport sedan review

Can a new suite of updates sweeten the deal for the price-busting Mazda 6 Sport sedan? We spend a week with it to find out.

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Mazda 6 Videos

2018 Mazda 6 Atenza sedan review: Turbo petrol returns

The new engine in this Mazda 6 isn't exactly going to set the world on fire in terms of performance, but it's a perfect match for the chassis and provides enough sportiness if you want to have a crack on occasion.

2018 Mazda 6 review: Turbo petrol returns to the 6

It may not be the MPS we all want to see, but the popular Mazda 6 has a turbo petrol engine once again. How does it go? Mike Costello finds out.

2018 Mazda 6 revealed: Turbo petrol coming to Australia

See the full article here. Mazda has taken the wraps off the 2018 Mazda 6 at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show, debuting revised styling and the addition of a turbocharged petrol engine. The push toward a more premium design has been driven by customer demand, with the brand confirming around 61 per cent of Mazda CX-9 vehicles sold in Australia are top-specification GT or Azami models...

2016 Mazda 6 GT Wagon Review

Read the full article here. Do European brands, particularly those from Germany, really have sole ownership of the ‘premium car’ tagline? Public consensus notwithstanding, Mazda Australia certainly doesn’t think so, and the Mazda 6 tested here may be the Japanese manufacturer’s finest means of prosecuting its case.

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Mazda 6 Comparisons

2018 Mazda 6 GT v Toyota Camry SL V6 comparison

Could this be the family car battle of head versus heart? The Toyota Camry SL V6 and Mazda 6 GT turbo both stick to a well-worn medium sedan formula, although manage to avoid looking like carbon copies of each other – both aesthetically and mechanically...

2018 Mazda 6 Atenza turbo v 2005 Mazda 6 MPS comparison

I like the idea of new things, new technologies, and new possibilities. But when reality sinks in, I still tend to prefer the experience of old things. That’s not always true, of course. I’m much happier spreading store-bought butter on pre-baked bread than I am churning my own milk and kneading the dough myself. I have to draw the line somewhere...

2018 Ford Mondeo Titanium EcoBoost v Mazda 6 Atenza turbo comparison

Medium-sized passenger cars, like many other ‘traditional’ segments, are on the nose with Aussie buyers as SUVs continue to star in the sales charts. That makes buyers of cars like the Ford Mondeo and Mazda 6 real winners, with once humdrum medium sedans pushing into near-premium territory as a play to gain buyer attention...

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Mazda 6 News

Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Mazda 6, Lexus ES score five-star ANCAP ratings

ANCAP has released its latest round of safety ratings, with the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Mazda 6 and Lexus ES all achieving five stars based on tests carried out by sister firm, Euro NCAP. The A-Class managed a high score of 96 per cent for adult occupant protection, while the Mazda and Lexus scored 95 per cent and 91 per cent in the same category respectively...

CarAdvice podcast 105: Nissan Terra and Mazda 6 launch reports

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Mike Stevens and Scott Collie. In car news, the Mazda CX-3 launches in Japan with a new 1.8-litre diesel, while the CX-8 goes on sale locally in July. Another 1.1-million vehicles have been added to the Takata airbag recall, Ford launches '2nd Car' for Australian buyers, and California begins a digital number plates trial...

Review Wrap: Hand-picked content from May

Missed out on a review this month? Keen to catch up on all the exciting CarAdvice review content from May? We're here for you. Here are five reviews this month that either drew a lot of attention or are simply, in our view, standout stories. 2018 Volvo XC40 T5 R-Design review It's Volvo's first foray into the compact SUV segment and it's a cracker of a car...

2018 Mazda 6 pricing and specs

The upgraded 14-variant Mazda 6 sedan and wagon range has arrived, sporting a number of pretty substantial improvements to give one of the (declining) segment’s top-sellers a boost in the areas of performance, safety and cabin luxury. This boost is not just figurative, but also literal, because Mazda has fitted a 2...

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Mazda 6 Owner Reviews

2015 Mazda 6 Touring review

The story of my 2015 Mazda 6 Touring purchase began in 2010, when I was involved in an accident (no fault of my own) and purchased a 2008 Mazda 6 Classic sedan. After weeks of searching, comparing and evaluating, I decided on the Mazda 6 Classic as it represented great value for money and had a great list of features – for 2010...

2015 Mazda 6 Atenza review

A Note from the Editor: Stock image has been used in this review. I've owned this car for about a year and have traveled about 20,000km in that time. I am extremely pleased with the Mazda. It has proven to be reliable, very fuel efficient (although way off official figures as we all expect) and it even looks good, especially in Sonic Silver with the shadow chrome wheels! I bought the car as a 'daily'...

2016 Mazda 6 GT Safety review

I bought this good-looking Mazda 6 GT Wagon diesel last July 2016. I have had this car for just over a year now and thought I’d share my experience. Why the GT and Diesel? Well, glad you asked! Personally, I believe the GT is worth every penny with its head-up display, blind-spot monitoring, moonroof, nice comfortable leather seats, the beautiful 19-inch wheels and other extras you get when compared to the Touring variant...

2016 Mazda 6 GT Safety review

Bought this brand new in 2016 to replace an increasingly unreliable Peugeot 407 coupe. I decided on a wagon for the extra versatility. It certainly looks good – slightly aggressive and imposing but with a rakish rear. Space-wise, it is large enough for the three of us in my family. As many testers have said, the noise suppression is not as good as it should be for a 'premium' car...

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