The 2017 Mazda6 Delivers an Inspired Performance


Have you been looking for a practical, well-rounded sedan that also delivers an engaging performance? Unlike many midsize family cars, the 2017 Mazda6 offers drivers throughout South Windsor and Vernon a confident driving experience that’s also incredibly engaging on the road. Utilizing an overall comprehensive approach via Mazda's own SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY, a system that affects nearly every part of the Mazda6's construction, Mazda has built a family car with some real attitude. See what it has to offer with this inside look from Mazda of Manchester.

A Holistic Approach to Performance


Mazda’s goal when they created the systems that make up SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY was to maximize vehicle performance and efficiency on vehicles powered by traditional combustion engines. Before we even get to the thrilling powertrain on the Mazda6, let’s take a look at how Mazda took a full-vehicle approach to this sporty midsize sedan: 

  • From The Ground Up – The Mazda6 has been built out of incredibly lightweight materials and reinforced with ultra-high strength steel at critical points on the body and frame. SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY includes a comprehensive approach to the chassis, as well, and the result is a vehicle that feels comfortable for passengers while remaining responsive to the road. The steering system is also incredibly responsive to the driver’s commands and is much more nimble than your typical family sedan.
  • Comfort at the Forefront – When you’re on a long trip, the toll taken on your body from all of life's twists and turns can be exhausting. SKYACTIV®-VEHICLE DYNAMICS with G-Vectoring Control from Mazda decreases the amount of fatigue experienced by drivers and passengers by creating a smoother ride for everyone in the cabin. It does this by changing the amount of power being sent to the wheels when the vehicle is cornering, shifting vehicle weight and evening out the effects of the turn inside the cabin.

Inspired Powertrain & Drivetrain

At the heart of the 2017 Mazda6 is a SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 16-valve four-cylinder engine that utilizes Variable Valve Timing (VVT) and direct injection fuel delivery to provide for the maximum output of power and maximum return on fuel. In total, this powertrain produces 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. When mated to a SKYACTIV®-MT six-speed manual transmission, the Mazda6 gets an EPA-estimated 34 mpg highway and 24 mpg city. Opt for the SKYACTIV®-Drive six-speed automatic transmission, and you’ll get a Sport mode and paddle shifters, not to mention see an increase in fuel economy up to an EPA-estimated 35 mpg highway and 26 mpg city.

Experience the Speed and Confidence of the 2017 Mazda6

Simply put, the 2017 Mazda6 is a midsize sedan with serious personality. In order to truly understand what we’re talking about, you really have to take it for a spin. The new Mazda6 is now available to East Hartford and Glastonbury drivers at Mazda of Manchester, located at 80 Oakland Street in Manchester, CT. If you’re ready to learn more, contact us today!