The 2020 Mazda6 will go on sale in the United States this fall and the company has announced pricing will start at $24,000.
Cost $200 more than its predecessor, the 2020 Mazda6 largely carries over as the biggest difference is a new key fob. Other than that, the range-topping Signature trim gets a new badge on the trunk.
While the changes are minor, the entry-level Mazda6 Sport has a stylish design and comes nicely equipped with LED headlights, rain sensing wipers and 17-inch alloy wheels. Buyers will also find a rearview camera, LED taillights and a dual exhaust system.
The interior comes well appointed as standard features include a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a dual-zone climate control system and an 8-inch Mazda Connect infotainment system. Other highlights include a six-speaker audio system, Bluetooth connectivity, a push-button ignition and two USB ports.
On the safety front, there’s the i-Activsense suite of driver assistance systems that includes Mazda Radar Cruise Control with stop and go, Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection, Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning with Lane-Keep Assist and Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.
Power is provided by a 2.5-liter Skyactiv-G engine that produces 187 hp (139 kW / 190 PS) and 186 lb-ft (252 Nm) of torque. It is connected exclusively to a six-speed automatic transmission.
The Mazda6 Touring starts at $26,600 and it adds a host of popular features including leatherette upholstery, heated front seats and 19-inch alloy wheels. Other highlights include a six-way power driver’s seat, a power moonroof and two rear USB charging ports. The trim also adds an advanced keyless entry system as well as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility.
Upgrading to the Mazda6 Grand Touring costs $29,700, but it rewards buyers with a turbocharged 2.5-liter engine that produces up to 250 hp (186 kW / 253 PS) and 310 lb-ft (420 Nm) of torque. Speaking of performance, the model also gains larger front brakes.
Other features include heated side mirrors, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and SiriusXM satellite radio with a three-month trial subscription. There’s also an 11-speaker Bose audio system and steering wheel mounted paddle shifters.
Buyers looking for more luxury can opt for the Mazda6 Grand Touring Reserve which starts at $32,200. It features signature LED headlights, an adaptive front lighting system and a rear spoiler. The model also has a windshield wiper de-icer and power folding side mirrors.
The interior comes nicely equipped with heated / ventilated leather front seats, heated rear seats and a heated steering wheel. There’s also a color head-up display, a six-way power passenger seat and an eight-way power driver’s seat with a memory function.
If that isn’t luxurious enough, the Mazda6 Signature is available for $35,300. It is distinguished by a gunmetal front grille, Nappa leather, UltraSuede accents and Japanese Sen wood trim. The model also has a frameless rearview mirror and LED ambient lighting.
The range-topper comes with an assortment of technology features including a 7-inch digital gauge display, GPS navigation and a 360° View Monitor. Other highlights include front / rear parking sensors, traffic sign recognition technology and a three-year subscription to SiriusXM’s Traffic and Travel Link.
Note: Prices exclude a destination and handling fee that ranges from $920 to $965.