The 2017 Mazda 6 wagon is designed to stand out. The present generation of the car which was released in 2013 has been much appreciated throughout the years because Mazda’s KODO designing language made it a spectacle, a sight for soar eyes. 2017 Mazda 6 wagon takes the challenge one step ahead and it abandons its typical sedan-look in a way. What does it look like then? One might ask. Abandoning the typical sedan look might not seem to be a wise decision but it might well turn out to be the game changer. Mazda has taken liberty to improve and have come up with a unique design something that cannot be usually spotted on the roads. One such feature that makes it different from other mid-size sedans is its extended roofline, which at once catches the eye.
2017 Mazda 6 Wagon – Driving Experience:
Sheet metal has been used for construction of 2017 Mazda 6 wagon. The front fascia has been totally altered with a new styling and that’s what makes the car look so different from the rest. It’s certainly going to be head turner, a sophisticated car with excellent performance and if buyers find this changed designing unimpressive, it’s only because they miss the familiarity of a conventional mid-size sedan.
This new model will come with 19 inch wheel and the wheelbase has changed its dimension to become 2750 mm. The new tech ensures complete and absolute driving comfort. It’ll be delight to be driving this car even on the worst maintained roads and according to some sources, the smooth driving experience enables driver to have an intuitive control over the steering of this car.
Inside the Car:
Time to peep inside the 2017 Mazda 6 wagon, and note the changes! Well there is a hell of new features available inside the cabin while the best of the previous version has been lovingly retained. The fancy interior is all decked up with white premium leather and sophisticated use of soft plastic will make you doubt whether it’s only just a midsize sedan.
Yet, there’s more! Incredible command control system has been employed and it gives you access over a number of features including navigation, phonebook, music systems and also over the necessary information regarding the state of your vehicle.
The car is perfectly comfortable for 5 adults and its elongated roofline provides adequate headroom (which was a problem with its earlier sedan version). More features are available inside the car, such as:
- Eight-way adjustable power seating
- Tilt-and-telescopic steering
- Panoramic sunroof
- Memory setting for side mirrors
- Cargo volume of 506 L.
2017 Mazda 6 Wagon – Safety and Infotainment Features:
2017 Mazda 6 wagon wasn’t going to lag behind when it came down to the basics which every other car of its class is offering. 6 Wagon manages to cover all requirements and goes beyond to impress the car lovers. It comes with features such as:
- The i-Eloop System
- The i-Stop System
- Mazda Connect and Command Control
- Lane Keep assist
- Adaptive LED Headlights
Last two features deserve a special mention because of their extraordinary driving support. The lane keeping system alerts the driver either through vibration of the steering wheel or via audible message when the car is unintentionally changing lanes. It also helps to navigate back to the correct lane.
The Adaptive headlights have done away with the need to manually switch from high beam to low beam, because it adjusts all by itself.
Powertrain and Fuel Economy:
2017 Mazda 6 wagon will not see a change in Powertrain since it’ll still be driven by the 2.5 L inline-4 SkyActiv-G engine. This engine delivers 185 hp @5700 rpm and 250 Nm @ 3250 Rpm. Activating the Sports mode, the car can reach 6000 rpm even before a gear shift. The engine is coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission gearbox and it will arrive with Front Wheel Drive Configurations. The Start button promptly brings this elegant beast to life.
2017 Mazda 6 Wagon – Price, Release date and Competitors:
This 2017 Mazda 6 wagon is to be priced around $ 22,000 to start with but the release date cannot be affirmed for the time being. It will be seen giving a tough competition to other classy mid-size sedans like:
- Volvo V90
- Golf SportWagen Alltrack.