Only two of the winners are from luxury car manufacturers and the rest are from mainstream brands. Newly available features include Pandora internet radio integration and a system that can display and read incoming text messages from a compatible smartphone as well as reply with a preset response. Some on this list are more known for their performance, but they still managed to surprise… Ward's Auto has revealed the winners for its 10 Best Interiors for 2015. Overall felt we were treated fairly and would probably look there again in the future. If the parking brake does not engage properly, the vehicle may move unexpectedly if it is parked on a slope, increasing the risk of a crash. The backseat readily accommodates adults, and the backrest folds flat with the cargo floor when more utility is needed.
The cabin design, however, is conservative and bland especially with the all-black interior; additionally, its infotainment system, while easy to use, has a 5. Mazda zeroed in on this shortcoming for the 2014 model year with a newly optional 2. Interior space in the 2015 Mazda6 is class-competitive with good seating for four adult passengers and a decent 14. However, it also reclines and offers easy access to the third row via a 1-handed release. Everything is easy to find and use, and there's decent storage space in the center console bin, glove box and various door-mounted bins. Salesman let us take two vehicles out for long test drives by ourselves. Alongside the , the Mazda6 is one of few midsize family sedans still available with a manual transmission.
This applies to vehicles weighing less than 10,000 pounds, which means buses and trucks… Mighty 707-hp Hellcat-powered Dodges are great, but there aren't always enough public places to safely exploit that capability before congested roads hamper your fun. Besides the Smart City Brake Support system, a backup camera and a blind spot warning system are also optional. Once we decided to buy we spent a rather long time in the process; about 1. I called back and spoke to a man for a few moments. All-wheel drive is available and is a smart option if you regularly drive in inclement weather, especially snow. Made what should have been a good experience a less pleasant one.
I haven't called back, and no one from that dealer has called here to my knowledge. Overview In its class, the 2015 Mazda6 provides the most driver engagement with nimble handling and a well-tuned electric power steering system that provides good feedback. It makes it a lot more flexible, and easier for kids to get to the third row. The midlevel Touring trim adds the 2. Sport models get 3-zone automatic climate control, a 5. It had everything going for it — except one thing: Its 2.
The cabin features nice materials, including a soft-touch dashboard and upper door trim surfaces and convincing metal-look accents. The midlevel Touring trim adds the 2. Water could possibly enter the brake caliper causing the parking brake actuator shaft to corrode and possibly bind. Remedy Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will check the parking brake actuator shafts, replacing any that are corroded, free of charge. Its only engine is a 2. Unfortunately, the navigation system boasts a low-resolution, dated interface; there's little cargo space behind the third row, and that third row is strictly for the under-10 set. Mazda's number for this recall is 7314D.
Despite have a firm ride, the car remains comfortable, making it viable for commuting and long-distance driving. It worked out well in the end. The Grand Touring models add 3-position-memory to the driver's seat, automatic bi-xenon headlights, power tailgate, rain-sensing wipers, auto-dimming rearview mirror and 20-inch wheels. Both could have been honest mistakes, or they could have been attempts to see if we were paying attention and to get more money. At the rear are bold red taillights and shiny twin exhaust outlets.
Standard safety features include side-impact airbags for the front seats, side curtain airbags, and an. Touring models add blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, a rearview camera and leather upholstery with heated power front seats. Send Mike an Hide full review. Drive over an hour to get there only to first be told it was being inspected and be back in 10minutes. Mazda's number for this recall is 1217F.
With the exception of a power driver's seat, that's it for options on Sport models, but Touring and Grand Touring models can be equipped with a navigation system, power moonroof and 10-speaker Bose premium audio system. While the engine has plenty of grunt, its fuel economy of 24 mpg on the highway lags many competitors. A refreshed Mazda6 will go on sale in 2015 as a 2016 model year vehicle. What We Think After its 2014 redesign, the Mazda6 has risen as one of the best midsize family sedans, offering superb driving dynamics, and a roomy, well-appointed interior. Owners may contact Mazda at 1-800-222-5500. It's hard to tell because our phone calls get rerouted to different numbers all the time. Recall Date 2014-04-03 Description Mazda North America Operations Mazda is recalling certain model year 2014 Mazda3 vehicles manufactured June 12, 2013, through December 18, 2013, and model year 2014-2015 Mazda6 vehicles manufactured May 20, 2013, through December 4, 2013, and both equipped with a 2.
Units Affected 227814 You can say that we drive a lot of new cars, but that would be the understatement of the year. They offer you some upsells but not high pressure about anything. We pointed it out and he went to check it and then said that cargurus was a third party. . This shows that non-luxury brands are making great progress in interior build quality, and it's good news for customers who don't have to spend a fortune to get a vehicle…. Remedy parts are currently unavailable.