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Mazda 6

Mazda 6 is a midsize sedan produced by Mazda, a Japanese car company. The car was first introduced in 2002 and has gone through several generations since then. Mazda 6 has many standard features including an audio system, automatic climate control system, central screen, and Bluetooth connectivity. In addition, more premium features such as a navigation system, entertainment system with a large touchscreen, blind spot monitoring system, automatic headlights, and automatic wipers are also available on some models.

The Mazda6 or Mazda 6 (known as Mazda Atenza in China and Japan, derived from Attenzione in Italy) is a mid-size family produced by Japanese automaker Mazda since 2002.

It replaced the long-running Mazda Capella (616, 626) in 2002. Mazda6 sells a million times faster than all previous Mazdas
The Mazda6 was the first example of the company’s sleek, insightful and spiritual design philosophy, followed by the Mazda2 in December 2002, the RX-8 in August 2003, the Mazda3 in January 2004 and the Mazda5 and MX in the summer of 2005 – The 5 was launched in October 2005 and the Mazda CX-7 in November 2006. The 2003 Mazda 6 is essentially the 6th generation Mazda 626 as the Mazda 6 continues on the G platform, transitioning from the GF 626/Capella platform to the GG platform Mazda6.

In China, more than 680,000 Mazdas (including Mazda 6) produced between September 2008 and January 2016 were recalled for faulty Takata airbags, following a similar recall of 280,000 Mazdas produced between 2003 and 2008 for similar issues 6 models. The recall comes on the same day that China’s quality watchdog asked General Motors, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen to recall vehicles with faulty airbags in China.

Mazda 6 Generations

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First generation (GG1; 2002-2008)

First generation (GG1; 2002-2008)

First generation (GG1; 2002-2008)

The GG series was launched in Japan in May 2002 as the Mazda Atenza. The model lineup includes a four-door sedan, five-door hatchback, and five-door station wagon, known in North America as a “sport sedan.” 5-door” or “Sport Wagon”. In Australia, the lineup starts with Limited, which is only available as a sedan. Then comes Classic, which is available as a sedan, hatchback or wagon. The Luxury model is followed by a sedan and a hatchback version. Top-of-the-line Models are luxury sports models, available only as hatchbacks. In New Zealand, the lineup includes the 2.0L GLX (sedan only), the 2.3L GSX (sedan, hatchback and wagon) and the top-of-the-line 2.3 L Limited (sedan) and hatch covers).

Its arrival in Japan means a new, integrated approach to previously offered large luxury sedans such as the Mazda Sentia and Mazda Millenia, and gives the Mazda Capella a refreshed look.

When it arrived in North America, it was first sold in the United States as a 2003 model and in Canada as a 2004 model. In Europe, until 2007, the luxury sport model was not offered as a wagon with a 120 hp (89 kW) turbo-diesel direct injection (“DITD”). As of 2008, European Mazda catalogs only listed a “sport” version of the 146-horsepower (109-kilowatt) turbodiesel wagon, with the “luxury sport” version being dropped.

Second generation (GH1; 2007–2012)

Second generation (GH1; 2007–2012)


Second generation (GH1; 2007–2012)

The second-generation Mazda6 debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2007.

The new Mazda6 is based on the Mazda GH chassis platform, a revised version of the GG chassis that Ford still uses as the CD3 platform. Mazda continues to offer three body styles, including a four-door sedan (sedan), five-door hatchback, and wagon. Electric power steering has been praised by some journalists for being a significant improvement over the previous generation and providing more feedback to the driver. The hatchback’s trunk is even 200 litres higher than its bigger rivals the Ford Mondeo and Opel/Vauxhall Insignia (hatchback), with the rear seats folded.

This Mazda6 model was designed by What Car? Was named the 2010 annual family car. Magazine.

At the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, Mazda unveiled the new 2011 Mazda 6.

Third Generation (FY1; 2012-06/2016) (GL; 05/2016-)

Third Generation (FY1; 2012-06/2016) (GL; 05/2016-)


Third Generation (FY1; 2012-06/2016) (GL; 05/2016-)

The third-generation Mazda 6 was unveiled at the Moscow International Motor Show in late August 2012. This generation is only available in four-door sedan and five-door wagon versions.

The station wagon is no longer offered in the North American market due to low demand for the station wagon model. Mazda isn’t the only company pulling its wagon models from the North American market, as Volkswagen, BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz have dropped at least some or all of the wagon models — currently on sale — from their North American lineups. The model (2016) Volkswagen Golf Roadster is an exception to the shortage of imported wagons in North America.

His designs were so popular that they were shortlisted for the 2013 World Design Awards.

The Japanese Mazda Atenza model went on sale on November 1, 2012. Early models include 20S (Sedan/Manor), 25S (Sedan/Manor), XD (Sedan/Manor), XD L-package (Sedan/Manor).

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