The 2021 Mazda6 is a front-engine, front-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door household sedan that competed properly with its closest opponents, the Honda Accord and the Hyundai Sonata throughout its eight years of manufacturing starting in 2003. The sedan gives an above-average driving expertise with good efficiency and distinctive dealing with.
In 2021, the Mazda6 supplied two engine choices. The bottom mannequin 2.5-liter four-cylinder generated 187 horsepower and 186 pound-foot of torque, whereas the turbocharged engine produced as much as 250 horsepower and 320 pound-foot of torque, utilizing high-octane gasoline. Each had been mated to a smooth-shifting six-speed automated transmission that sends energy to the entrance wheels. Automotive and Driver take a look at outcomes present the 250-horsepower model with an acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in 6.1 seconds, 1 / 4 mile time of 14.7 seconds at 97 mph, and a high pace of 149 mph.
Though the Mazda6 has a wonderful reliability file for all the 18 years of manufacturing, some years are extra dependable than others. In keeping with CoPilot, the perfect years are 2005, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. J.D. Energy rated the Mazda 6 with an 83 out of 100 for reliability, which suggests the automotive carried out properly with out many costly repairs. RepairPal gave the 2023 sedan a 4 out of 5 ranking, putting it sixth out of 24 competing midsize autos.