San Luis Obispo Mazda Shoppers Year-End Review The 2019 Mazda6 4-Door At Cardinale Mazda
The 2019 Mazda6 singlehandedly breathes life into the midsize family sedan segment. If this seems like hyperbole, consider that the Mazda6 is reasonably priced, yet offers a level of luxury that rivals many luxury sedans. While the competitors seek attention with increasingly outlandish design flourishes, the Mazda6 impresses with its simple and elegant styling. It’s not difficult to see why the 2019 Mazda6 remains such a popular model with customers at dealerships like the Mazda dealer near San Luis Obispo.
The 2019 Mazda6 also provides up-to-date technology features that today’s buyers have come to expect, along with outstanding safety scores. On the inside, there’s plenty of space for passengers and more legroom in the rear than many rivals. San Luis Obispo Mazda shoppers looking for a midsize sedan that’s as good as it gets should take a close look at the 2019 Mazda6.
Automotive Review Praise
The automotive media gives the 2019 Mazda6 high marks. The Car Connection wrote: “The 2019 Mazda 6 is a breakout among mid-sizers that can lack flair and fun. ... The 2019 Mazda 6 isn’t just a standout among sedans, it’s also a standout in the parking lot against everything else. The exterior shapes are remarkable, flowing, and so far, unrivaled.”
Standard features on the base Sport trim include 17-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry and ignition, dual-zone automatic climate control, LED lighting, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, automatic high beams, Vectoring Control Plus, the ActivSense driver-assistance package, two USB ports, Bluetooth and rain-sensing wipers.
Step up to the Touring and you’ll get 19-inch alloy wheels, a power moonroof, heated front seats, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and two additional USB ports in the rear. The Grand Touring gets special brakes and an 11-speaker Bose audio system. The top-spec Signature model comes with Nappa leather upholstery, Japanese Sen wood accents, a 360-degree-camera system, and a configurable driver display.
The 2019 Mazda6 seats five passengers. Buyers can get the Mazda6 in one of five trim levels, listed as Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve and Signature. The Sport and Touring models are equipped with a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. The Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve and Signature trim get more power in the form of a 2.5-liter turbo-four that produces 250 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. Both engines send power to the wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission.
Fuel economy is outstanding. The 2019 Mazda6 gets an EPA-estimated 26/36 mpg with the base four-cylinder block.* With the available turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, the Mazda6 returns 23/31 mpg.
Safety is always an important consideration when buying a new vehicle. The IIHS gave the 2019 Mazda6 its top score of Good in all crash tests and named it one of its Top Safety Pick models. The NHTSA gave the Mazda6 five-out-of-five stars for overall safety.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2019 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.