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Reader Review: 2018 Mazda 6 Atenza turbo

Anyone who frequents the CarAdvice comments will know readers don’t always agree with the reviews published here. Our road testers and journalists are lucky to drive lots of cars, but that means we approach things from a certain angle. With that in mind, we’re starting a new project with our readers...

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.

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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

2018-19 Mazda CX-5, Mazda 6 & 2019 Mazda 3 recalled

Mazda Australia has recalled the 2018-19 CX-5 and Mazda 6, and the 2019 Mazda 3, over concerns about the powertrain control module. According to the company, the software controlling the cylinder deactivation function mightn't operate correctly, and could make an intake valve rocker arm move out of position, putting it at risk of making contact with 'other internal engine parts'...

2019 Mazda 6 pricing and specs

Mazda Australia has announced some subtle updates for the Mazda 6 mid-sizer, just 12 months after the refreshed model went on sale Down Under. UPDATE, 29/5/19: The original version of this article stated there were price increases of around $2000 across the range. Mazda Australia alerted CarAdvice to a recent price increase for the Mazda 6 range from April 1, 2019, which was $1000 more than the 2018 model...

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...

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Mazda 6 Owner Reviews

2006 Mazda 6 MPS review

I bought this car in 2006 as an ex-demonstrator, and still to this day most people I talk with about my car have no idea what an MPS brings to the table that the standard variants don't have. Let me tell you it's more than just a badge or luxury level. Under the bonnet, the Mazda 6 MPS is powered by a turbocharged 2...

2013 Mazda 6 Atenza review

The 2013 Mazda 6 Atenza is a fantastic family-oriented sedan. But… you don’t need to have a family to drive one – I don’t! The Mazda 6 is jam-packed with Mazda’s first round of active safety features that keep our loved ones safe at all times. For a six-year-old car, the Mazda 6 still has some relatively competitive technology...

2018 Mazda 6 GT (5yr) Review

Gather 'round children, for I have a story to tell. I over-analyse. I research to the nth degree. I angst. But most of all, I observe a tight wallet when it comes to 'me'. All these seemingly logical things are bad traits when I also take the emotional route of lusting after cars I cannot justify buying nor afford and spend obscene amounts of time on CarAdvice, and perhaps more dangerously, websites showing car classifieds...

2005 Mazda 6 MPS (Leather) review

In 2007, I was seeking a replacement for our Hyundai Elantra for my wife. We were holidaying on the NSW Central Coast when I spotted a Subaru Liberty GT in the carpark. I’d always fancied them, but buying new just wasn’t in our budget at the time. A two-year-old used example was...

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