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2017 Mazda 6 gains more standard safety tech
2017 Mazda 6 gains more standard safety tech

According to dealer spec sheets obtained by Cars Direct, the 2017 Mazda 6 will gain a few important standard safety features in the middle of its production run. The changes amount to different option combinations, rather than entirely new features, and are likely intended to make Mazda’s...Read More»

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Mazda updates Takata recall for 2007-2011 Mazda6, CX-7, and CX-9

Mazda has updated a recall affecting 205,377 Mazda6, CX-7, and CX-9 vehicles made between the 2007 and 2011 model years. It's the latest development in the largest (and arguably, most confusing) recall in U.S. automotive history. The vehicles affected were technically recalled in May of 2016, along...Read More»

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2014-2016 Mazda3, Mazda6 recalled over parking brake woes: 228,000 vehicles affected

Mazda has issued a recall for nearly 228,000 Mazda3 and Mazda6 vehicles from the 2014, 2015, and 2016 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that a portion of the parking brake on those vehicles may be susceptible to corrosion, which could have serious consequences...Read More»

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2009-2010 Mazda Mazda6 recalled for airbag problem

Mazda is recalling nearly 42,000 Mazda6 sedans to fix a potential problem with their airbag systems. Tests show that the issue may prevent airbags from deploying during collisions. The components were supplied by Continental Automotive Systems, which notified Mazda of the problem in January...Read More»

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2017 Mazda 6 priced from $22,780

Mazda has released pricing for its updated 6 mid-size sedan, which sees a modest boost to $22,830—but also more features for 2017. That $22,780 figure includes a mandatory $835 destination charge (which is up $5 from last year, in case you're counting). We've detailed the 2017 Mazda 6...Read More»

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Mazda 6 sees chassis, interior enhancements for 2017

High on the list of "cars that should sell better, but do not" sits the Mazda 6 mid-size sedan, which the Japanese automaker has refreshed for the 2017 model year. Mazda put most of its focus on updating the 6's interior and its safety equipment, but its chassis hasn't gone untouched. Outside, the...Read More»

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Mazda Updates Takata Airbag Recall Again: 375,000 Mazda6, Mazdaspeed6, RX-8 Vehicles Affected

In November, the long, frustrating Takata recall reached a turning point. After months of stonewalling and foot-dragging, after numerous deaths and injuries had been linked to its exploding airbags, and after losing its biggest client (Honda), Takata finally admitted fault. The company was fined...Read More»

AAA Foundation study on hands-free technologies (October 2015)
AAA: Hands-Free Phones & Infotainment Systems Are Major Distractions For Drivers

We've spent plenty of time talking about the dangers of texting and driving, and the data on that seems clear: taking your eyes off the road to type out a message on your smartphone is a recipe for disaster. But what about using hands-free, voice-to-text systems? If you ask Siri to send a text to...Read More»

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Mazda Updates Takata Recall List: Over 470,000 RX-8, Mazda6, Mazdaspeed6, B-Series Trucks Affected

In late May, Takata Corporation finally agreed to replace potentially deadly airbags found in vehicles across the U.S. Under certain conditions, the ammonium nitrate propellant Takata used in those devices can become very unstable, exploding upon deployment. To date, the airbags have caused at...Read More»

2016 Mazda 6
Mazda Expands U.S. Recalls Of Takata Airbags, Covering Vehicles Nationwide

While Takata balks at demands for a nationwide recall of vehicles equipped with its fatally flawed airbags and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration frets over what to do, Mazda is taking matters into its own hands. According to Reuters, the automaker has confirmed that it will expand...Read More»

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2014-2015 Mazda Mazda6 Recalled To Fix Tire Pressure System

Mazda is recalling nearly 100,000 Mazda6 sedans from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), some of those vehicles may suffer from a problem with their tire pressure monitoring systems, which could increase the risk of an...Read More»

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Mazda 6, Mazda 3 Recalled For i-ELOOP Issue

Mazda will recall some 2014-2015 Mazda 3 and Mazda 6 sedans for an issue with some new fuel-saving technology. Vehicles equipped with 2.5-liter four-cylinder engines and Mazda's new i-ELOOP (Regenerative Engine Braking System) could have a faulty power control module (PCM). The PCM may incorrectly...Read More»

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Mazda6 Recalled For Spiders. Again

Tensions have escalated in the ongoing war between man and nature. The current battle wasn't started by deer stealthily chewing on garden vegetables or coyotes rooting through garbage, but by spiders who've taken up residence in cars -- specifically, Mazda's Mazda6 sedan. If you're an arachnophobic...Read More»

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2009-2013 Mazda Mazda6 Recalled For Door Latch Issue

Mazda is recalling certain 2009 through 2013 model year Mazda 6 cars to fix a problem with door latch mounting screws that could come loose. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 161,400...Read More»

2014 Mazda Mazda6
2014 Mazda6: Tech Package Earns 40 MPG Highway

Mazda has released gas mileage numbers for its top-of-the-line, mid-size 2014 Mazda6—with the GT Technology Package that arrives in dealerships beginning this month—and they're better than some you'll find in efficiency-minded compacts or subcompacts. How does 40-mpg highway, and 32 mpg...Read More»

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2014 Mazda 6 Video Road Test

Mazda pitches its 6 sedan as the fun-to-drive alternative to more boring family sedans. But is that really the case? Does it have the basics down pat, compared to a Ford Fusion, a Honda Accord, or a Nissan Altima? Mazda has one thing in its win column--looks. We'd put the Mazda 6 right next to the...Read More»

2014 Mazda 6  -  First Drive, February 2013
2014 Mazda 6: First Drive

Among affordable, even frugal, mid-size sedans, the all-new 2014 Mazda 6 is about the closest we’ve ever come to love at first sight. We thought the new 2013 Ford Fusion, this model year’s The Car Connection Best Car To Buy, was hot; but the Mazda6 doesn’t have an even vaguely...Read More»

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2014 Mazda Mazda6: Pricing & Fuel Economy Revealed

The 2014 Mazda Mazda6 has been sitting at dealerships for a couple of weeks now, but unfortunately, it's only been for show. (You haven't even been able to test drive it.) Now that we've crossed the border into the new year, though, the 2014 model is fair game. EPA rules prevented Mazda from...Read More»

2014 Mazda Mazda6
2014 Mazda 6 Video Preview

The sporty Mazda 6 mid-size sedan will be completely redone for 2014 with new engines, new styling, and more features. But will that be enough to boost its sales in the competitive family sedan segment? One thing's for sure: if you want a new Mazda 6 with a V-6 engine, you'd better act fast. The...Read More»

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