San Luis Obispo Mazda Drivers Rally Around The 2020 Mazda6
The 2020 Mazda6 is a midsize sedan that provides San Luis Obispo Mazda shoppers with a comfortable and sophisticated cabin, exceptional handling and a long list of technology features. Perhaps the most important characteristic of the Mazda6 is that it’s so much fun to drive.
The 2020 Mazda6 is offered in five trims, listed as Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve and Signature. The Sport and Touring trims employ a 2.5-liter four-cylinder powerplant that makes 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque, matched to a six-speed automatic gearbox. This engine comes with cylinder deactivation technology that helps increase fuel economy and reduce wear and tear on the engine.
Drivers who want more power can select the Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve or Signature trims at dealerships like the Mazda dealer near San Luis Obispo. These models are equipped with a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that’s good for 250 hp and 310 lb-ft of twist with premium, and 227 hp with regular gasoline. This engine also gets the six-speed automatic.
The Mazda6 gets exceptional fuel economy. With the standard engine, fuel economy is rated at 26 mpg city/35 mpg highway.* The turbocharged four-cylinder unit checks in with 23 mpg city/31 mpg highway.
Automotive Review Praise Continues
The automotive media continues to sing the praises of the Mazda6. Kelley Blue Book wrote: “If you’re looking for a midsize sedan with an impressive ride and handling characteristics, a powerful engine and an elegant interior, the 2020 Mazda6 may just be the perfect choice. Its clean lines have a rather timeless feel and Mazda coats the Mazda6 in one of the most delicious metallic red paint colors ever created.”
Even the base Mazda6 Sport trim comes with a wealth of features that come standard, including LED headlights, daytime running lights, 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, manually adjustable cloth seats and rain-sensing wipers. Also standard is Mazda’s G-Vectoring Control Plus system, which makes small modifications to the engine’s power and braking to help provide a smooth ride..
The Sport also comes with a six-speaker audio system, Bluetooth, an 8-inch touchscreen and USB ports. Standard driver-assist features include rear cross-traffic alert, automatic high beams, blind-spot monitoring, forward-collision warning and automatic emergency braking. The standard adaptive-radar cruise control system keeps the Mazda6 a safe distance from the vehicles ahead. The driver can decide the following distance. One of the nice features of the radar cruise control system is that it works at all speeds, and it can even stop the vehicle and then resume driving when the road ahead is clear.
As you might expect with a Mazda vehicle, the 2020 Mazda6 is very safe. The IIHS gave the Mazda6 its highest score of Good in all crash tests. The organization also chose the 2020 Mazda6 as a Top Safety Pick+ model, its highest accolade. The NHTSA gave the Mazda6 the top marks of five stars for overall safety.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2020 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.