Overview (Final Score: B+)
The 2018 Mazda6 has been redesigned for more refinement. The 6 was already a great sedan and one of the best-looking in the midsize segment, but now adds a much-improved interior and a new turbocharged engine choice as well. These changes are just highlights of several updates made to the Mazda6.
These updates build on the excellence the Mazda Mazda6 had already enjoyed, with its beautiful styling and mannered road presence. Like all Mazda models, the 6 is an engaging drive with good dynamics and a ready appeal. The Mazda6 is now quieter on the road, upgrading its appeal.
The 2018 Mazda Mazda6 is a midsize family sedan that comes in five trim levels. There are two engine options, varying according to trim level chosen. Front-wheel drive is the only drivetrain option.
What We Love About the 2018 Mazda Mazda6:
- Great drive dynamic
- Upscale interior with very well-done design
- New turbocharged engine is very much appreciated
What We Don’t Love About the 2018 Mazda Mazda6:
- Reliability rating not as good as hoped
- Back seat is iffy for many adults, especially entry/egress
- Infotainment requires a lot of time to learn
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