2012 Mazda 6 give a touch of sporty looks plus brisk handling and steering which backed by breadth of its interior. It makes the four-door sedan with five-seat front-wheel drive (FWD) really afford to compete in the affordable midsize car. Nevertheless for fuel effectiveness is not too saving when compared to some competitors in its class. A lot of trim selections are offered: begin from the lower is i Sport, i Touring, i Touring Plus, i Grand Touring, s Touring Plus, and s Grand Touring as the upper trim of 2012 Mazda 6 for United States segment market.
2012 Mazda 6 Performance
There are two engines and drivetrains to be selected and tailored to your own requirements as you please. First, 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with VVT that delivers 170-horsepower @ 6,000 rpm and 167 lb-ft of torque @ 4,000 rpm with a selection of 6-speed manual overdrive (i Sport only) or 5-speed Sport with Adaptive Shift Logic & manual-shift mode (all of i models). Second is 3.7-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine with VVT that generates 272-hp @ 6,250 rpm and 269 lb-ft of torque @ 4,250 rpm which delivered strong acceleration via 6-speed Sport with Adaptive Shift Logic & manual-shift mode (all of s models). While the fuel economy ratings (mpg city/highway) at 21/30 for 2.5L manual transmission, 22/31 for 2.5L automatic transmission, and 18/27 for 3.7L automatic transmission.
2012 Mazda 6 Exterior
Shiny appearance, having sweeping lines or movement silhouette, and also show the athletic attitude become the characteristic of 2012 Mazda 6 among mid-size sedan. Get the standard exterior highlight, such as: halogen headlights & fog lights, dual exhaust outlets with chrome tips, power sliding-glass moon-roof with one-touch-open feature & interior sunshade, 16-inch steel with full wheel covers (i Sport), 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels (i Touring, i Touring Plus, i Grand Touring, & s Touring Plus), 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels (s Grand Touring only), and more. Optional exterior highlights: Xenon High-Intensity-Discharge (HID) low-beam headlights with auto on/off, rain-sensing windshield wipers, heated side mirrors with auto-dimming driver’s side, and LED taillights.
2012 Mazda 6 Interior
Present the spacious interior (seats & cargo/trunk), the cabin get comfortable, and sufficiency as a family-sedan in the American segment markets. Here are the standard interior highlight features are dual-zone automatic climate control with pollen filter, cruise control with steering-wheel-mounted controls, BluetoothÂ® hands-free phone & audio capability, back-up camera, remote keyless entry with retractable key, tilt & telescopic steering wheel, 8-way power driver’s seat with adjustable lumbar support, 4-way manual front passenger seat, 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback, heated front seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel & shift knob, BoseÂ® CenterpointÂ® Surround Sound System (with AudioPilotÂ® 2, AM/FM stereo, in-dash 6-disc CD/MP3-compatible changer & 10 speakers), electroluminescent gauges, and other. While the optional interior highlights: Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry & Start System with push-button start, auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLinkÂ®, 4-way power front passenger seat, driver’s seat memory, SIRIUS Satellite Radio (free 4-month subscription), and Portable Navigation Device (Garmin nuvi 40LM, 2495LMT, or 3490LMT).
2012 Mazda 6 Safety & Security
Long list standard safety and security features that we show in highlights: advanced front air bags (with seat belt-use, passenger-weight & driver’s seat-position sensors), front side-impact air bags & side-impact air curtains, Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) & Brake Assist, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) & Traction Control System (TCS), triple H body construction, Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) System, Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), LATCH child-safety-seat anchors & upper tethers, and many more.
2012 Mazda 6 Packages & Options
Two packages are only available for i Grand Touring and s Grand Touring model. The Technology Package, includes Xenon High-Intensity-Discharge (HID) low-beam headlights with auto on/off, rain-sensing windshield wipers, heated side mirrors with auto-dimming driver’s side, LED rear combination lights, Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry & Start System with push-button start, driver’s seat memory, 4-way power front passenger seat, auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLinkÂ®, and SIRIUS Satellite Radio (free 4-month subscription). Next for Navigation System, includes DVD-based navigation system, 7-inch color touch screen, real-time traffic, and back-up camera. Optional or accessory features are SIRIUS Satellite Radio (free 4-month subscription), fog lights (i Sport only), splash guards (front & rear), moonroof wind deflector, aluminum fuel-filler door, rear bumper guard, rear spoiler, wheel locks (set of 4), remote engine start (automatic transmission only), all-weather floor mats, auto-dimming mirror with HomeLinkÂ® (not available with Technology Package), and cargo net.
2012 Mazda 6 Prices and Rivals
Mazda 6 2012 brings the MSRP starting prices at $20,480 for i Sport, $23,125 for i Touring, $24,730 for i Touring Plus, $27,310 for i Grand Touring, $27,570 for s Touring Plus, and $29,810 for s Grand Touring. Recommend to get up-to-dated information in the Mazda dealer. Lastly, the competitors of 2012 Mazda 6 in the affordable midsize cars class: Ford Fusion, Hyundai Sonata, Honda Accord, Chevrolet Malibu, Nissan Altima, and still many other which compete rigorously in the American automotive market segment over the last few years.