2006 Mazda MAZDA6 Review

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2006 Mazda MAZDA6

Mazda MAZDA6 Review

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By Mitch McCullough

I mproved for 2006, the Mazda 6 is the sedan of front-drive midsize While the Toyota Camry and Accord are designed for mass or, stated more cynically, for who don#39;t like cars, the 6 is designed for the driving enthusiast. as the company calls it, is not for everyone, and just fine with

The Mazda 6 looks leaner its competitors and the driving experience that up with agile and responsive engines. The Mazda 6 tighter in corners and holds the better than Camry, or Nissan Altima. It#39;s on its feet and stops quicker.

In it#39;s a better driver#39;s Four-cylinder and V6 engines are available, available with five-speed gearboxes or five- or six-speed

The Mazda 6 comes in sporty hatchback and Sport Wagon in addition to the four-door Sports The 5-Door excels at carrying yet it doesn#39;t look like a in fact, it takes a sharp eye to it from the sedan. The wagon is a sport wagon, better the hatchback in terms of driving and it offers excellent cargo-hauling with a flat cargo when the seats are folded and features such as a dog fence and a net integrated into the cargo

The 2006 model year revisions to the entire Mazda 6 Mild styling revisions it a cleaner look. New front are designed for greater comfort and new cloth fabrics, a new center new door panels, and other make the cabin more and more convenient.

The 3.0-liter V6 offers slightly torque for 2006, improving off the line and improving drivability by the engine more tractable. economy has been improved for engines, and the four-cylinder engine on 2006 Mazda 6i models is with a new five-speed automatic, the old four-speed. The brakes have upgraded for 2006 with ventilated front disc designed to reduce stopping resist brake fade and pedal feel.

Also, wheels and tires are available.

The new Mazdaspeed6 is a turbocharged, all-wheel-drive carefully tuned by Mazda#39;s division. The Mazdaspeed6 offers levels of performance and handling yet we it sufficiently comfortable for the daily All-wheel drive helps its 274-horsepower turbocharged engine, its six-speed manual gearbox is for its easy, smooth-shifting action, and its is firm but not unbearably so.

It comes with sporty or leather upholstery and other features. Think of it as an alternative to the A4 quattro or BMW 330xi.

The Mazda 6 product awards and accolades the motoring press for its handling, and sports appeal, yet its relative means you won#39;t likely see it in neighbor#39;s driveway. Driving one of means you#39;re something of a and the variety of body styles to this distinction. For those of us who cars, that#39;s a good

Model Lineup

The 2006 6 comes in four-door sedan, hatchback, and five-door wagon styles. Several levels of are available. Mazda 6i models with a 160-horsepower 2.3-liter engine; 6s models are powered by a 3.0-liter V6.

All Mazda 6 models are equipped.

The 6i sedan ($19,110) comes with air conditioning; cruise six-speaker AM/FM/CD audio; and telescope leather-wrapped steering leather wrapped shift power windows, mirrors and locks with remote entry; and 16-inch steel A five-speed manual transmission is a five-speed automatic ($900) is A convenience package ($1,000) an eight-way power driver#39;s with manual lumbar, alloy wheels with all-season tires, and an anti-theft

Safety features that standard on all models include traction control, and advanced front airbags. Side-impact and airbags ($500) are optional.

up to the 6i Sport sedan ($21,810) and 6i hatchback ($22,210) adds the side-impact and side-curtain airbags, the power driver#39;s seat, fog bright-tip exhaust outlets, extensions and a wing-type rear Wheels and tires upgrade to on 17-inch aluminum rims.

The hatchback comes with a wiper and washer.

The 6i Grand sedan ($24,710) comes leather upholstery, heated driver#39;s seat, the Bose heated mirrors, power sunroof, and red-illuminated electroluminescent Grand Touring comes with the five-speed automatic (a manual transmission is not available). The bits are dropped, but are available as

The Mazda 6s models are identically to their 6i counterparts, except come with the V6 engine. goes for the 6s sedan ($23,010) and 6s ($23,610); 6s Sport sedan 6s Sport hatchback ($24,510), and 6s wagon ($24,610). The standard is a five-speed manual; a six-speed is optional ($950).

The 6s Grand sedan ($27,260) and 6s Grand wagon ($27,160) come with the six-speed automatic.

For a new Grand Sport package features of Grand Touring and models and comes with discharge headlamps for superior and lower maintenance.

The new 2006 MazdaSpeed6 ($27,995), a version of the Mazda 6 sedan, by a direct-injection 2.3-liter four-cylinder turbocharged to 274 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of A six-speed manual transmission, controlled all-wheel drive, stability control, and enhanced and suspension complete the package. The is available in Sport or Grand trim.

Both come the Bose audio.

Options for all 6 models include a navigation ($2,000), an in-dash 6CD player a cassette player ($200), and a list of accessories.

• For information such as specs, and photos of the 2006 Mazda , click here: 2006 MAZDA6.

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