This Mazda 6 is a two door sedan concept model which might be launched both as coupe as well as normal sedan variant. 2017 Mazda 6 will appear with lot of changes both in interior and exterior making it a competitive model in the current automobile market. It was first introduced in 2011 Tokyo Motor Show where it got lot of appraisals. Both the sedan and coupe will incorporate low weight chassis that will increase the performance and mileage by large margin. It will be very different from its previous lineup mainly because of the changes it has incorporated. The concept has inherited some its design platforms from Shinari and Miata concept.
2017 Mazda 6 – Exterior and Interior Design
The 2017 Mazda 6 will exhibit lot of changes in its exterior which were not found in its previous generation. This is one of the best selling series of Japanese Automaker mainly because the car has good exterior design. So to enhance it design, it is upgraded with an aggressive looking design which will definitely increase its appeal in the market.
The outer body will be based on KODO design concept that will bring changes like new front angular grille, large masculine bumper and curvy wheel arch. There will some design changes in headlight and bonnet due to this KODO design. The lower side panel has upgraded with new design curve which is very different from previous models. It will also have some sporty wheels which will be standard in most of the trim levels that will enhance the overall dynamical.
Like the exterior, the interior will also boast lot of changes making the distinct from its previous lineup. The cabin will enlarged providing more space for both head and leg. All old cloth seating package will be replace leather trimmed seats along with option like different way power adjustable seats, memory settings etc.
The whole central console will be changed and it will incorporate new touch screen central panel, modern infotainment system, dynamic lighting, one touch start button, weather sensing automatic air conditioning, satellite navigation system, illuminated steering control etc. It will have some improved safety feature like adaptive programmable cruise control, blind spot monitoring, lane assist and ABS. The entertainment package will be updated with Bose audio system with premium speakers, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Sirius XM radio, hands-free voice recognition, wireless connectivity with Bluetooth etc.
2017 Mazda 6 – Engine and Fuel Economy
The 2017 Mazda 6 will have some major changes in its engine option where it will be getting two types of engine. Among this two engine one will be a 2.5 liter four cylinder SKYACTIV engine that is capable of producing 320 horsepower. This engine will also have innovative feature like direct injection and high compression ratio making huge power output. The other engine will diesel hybrid engine and electric power unit will be fitted on the front wheels thus enhancing the fuel efficiency rate. Most of these features were absent in its previous models.
The new Mazda6 would incorporate a new transmission system which will be a six speed automatic with the option of sport mode driving system.
This engine can run about 30 miles which is good fuel efficiency and the EPA rating have been upgraded to a 27 mpg in city and 39 mpg in highway.
2017 Mazda 6 – Price and Release Date
So far the price of the new 2017 Mazda 6 still has not been announced. As for release date, its is set for end of 2016.