What Owners Think Does any owner of the new '09 Mazda6 not love their car? This last option is offered only on the Grand Touring. This isn't a gearbox to be missed. The Mazda 6 Sedan V6 is a 4 door saloon sedan style automobile with a front positioned engine driving through the front wheels. Suffix s versions pack the 60-degree, 3. On the downside, some road and tire noise are noticeable.
The Mazda hasn't the best-in-class fuel economy but the differences are marginal, much smaller than the effect driving style will have. Its brakes get the job done but don't seem to elicit much reviewer comment. Ordered on a Monday, in by Tuesday, and I picked the car up Tuesday night. The shape is also aerodynamically smooth, a characteristic that helps improve highway fuel economy. In other words, owners have to struggle to come up with complaints.
But the available V6 is the real power performer. At a Glance The 2009 Mazda6 gets a brand new redesign, addressing previous complaints about its small size, lack of power, and undistinguished interior style. The trunk is huge 16. The car's body felt taut, and double wishbone independent front suspension did a very good job of smoothing out bumpy roads. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500 Option 4.
Drove the three flavors of the all-new 2009 Mazda6 yesterday and came away scratching my head and thinking of what could've been. Unfortunately, the new 6 isn't among the class leaders in fuel economy, which factors into more buying decisions today than ever before. Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trim packages are available for each model. No matter how much we liked the , introduced in 2002 as a 2003 model, it was always at a disadvantage in the mid-size-sedan market because it was a little undersized. I test-drove that version of the car with a stick shift and found its performance more than adequate for a family sedan.
It isn't perfect, mind you. Although it does exhibit some whine and effort at high speeds, passing and merging never pose a problem. Walkaround The 2009 Mazda6 is half a foot longer than the 2008 version, with 4. Materials generally feel soft to the touch and of good quality, but some reviewers find the continued use of hard plastics mars an otherwise high-end interior. The navigation system found itself, tracked, and rerouted quickly, and it responded to the first word we tried. How is the gas mileage? Close quarters maneuverability is aided by a relatively tight turning circle.
An upper body crease that would normally go to the front wheel stops just shy of that floating fender, and the rear wheel arches have double creases to mirror the front. Watch out for rust at the bottom of the doors on the inner side and underneath the car. Est on repair is 2500 and up. Though the 2009 Mazda6 has gained some weight, its use of lighter materials prevents any drag on the engine power and allows the 2. Meanwhile, drivers seeking fuel efficiency will not be disappointed with the four-cylinder's 170 horsepower.
The Mazda hasn't the best-in-class fuel economy but the differences are marginal, much smaller than the effect driving style will have. We noted no fit and finish issues inside or out, and found the basic structure very stiff, with no creaks or squeaks entering steep driveways or angled traverses of sharp bumps. The 272 horsepower comes on strong but without any ruckus. The Bad The '09 Mazda6 stills lags behind the Accord and Camry in fuel efficiency, particularly with the stronger V6 engine, and dropping the hatchback option may disappoint those wanting more cargo versatility. The 6 sedan has grown significantly since last year, and the extra space is most noticeable in terms of passenger room and comfort. The 2009 Mazda6 is a sporty handler for a family car.
The Mazda6 leans toward the fun end of the spectrum yet does so without the busy-ness or bounciness the Accord sometimes brings. The 2009 Mazda 6 is offered with a choice of four-cylinder and six-cylinder engines, each larger and more powerful than before. At the top of many lists is the long list of technical features that one driver compares favorably to those found in a Lexus. Driving Impressions Driving enjoyment is nothing new to Mazda and they successfully maintained that in the transition to a larger, more refined Mazda6. The 2009 Mazda 6 is offered with a choice of four-cylinder and six-cylinder engines, each larger and more powerful than before. Stiffer body parts in the front and back reduce the amount of nosedive when braking suddenly.