Set to go on sale next month across the nation, the facelifted Mazda6 sedan has an MSRP of $21,950, or just $5 more than the previous iteration.
Standard gear includes dual-zone climate control, keyless entry & go, infotainment system, Bluetooth, reversing camera, cruise control and six-speaker audio system. Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Smart city Brake Support, LED lighting units on both ends and 17-inch alloy wheels, are offered at no extra cost, too.
The 2018 Mazda6 can be specced furthermore with the i-ActivSense package, on the six-speed automatic transmission versions, which costs $625. This adds adaptive cruise control, lane-keep assist, lane-departure warning, dusk-sensing headlights and automatic windshield wipers.
Priced from $25,700, the updated Mazda6 Touring benefits from all of the features of the four-door Sport, to which it adds 19-inch wheels, leatherette seating surfaces, six-way power-driver’s seat, heated front seats, power moonroof and the six-speed automatic gearbox.
The Grand Touring grade can be had from $29,200 and brings Bose sound system, SiriusXM satellite radio, navigation system, auto-dimming interior and side mirrors, heated side mirrors and steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.
Leather-trimmed seats with electric adjustment at the front, heated front and rear seats, heated steering wheel, ventilated front seats, rear lip spoiler, different wheels and others are offered as standard on the Grand Touring Reserve. This has a starting price of $31,700.
The most expensive model is the Signature, which adds Nappa leather, wood accents, seven-inch TFT, 360-degree camera system, frameless rearview mirror and gunmetal-colored grille.
Depending on the selected model, two engines power the 2018 Mazda6. The first one is a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter unit, with 187hp (190PS) and 186lb-ft (252Nm) of torque, and the second one, fitted on Gran Touring versions, is a new turbocharged 2.5-liter with up to 250hp (254PS) and 310lb-ft (420Nm) of torque on premium fuel.