Posts tagged "Mazda6"

2014 Mazda6 gets Zoom-Zoomier with Skyactiv

2014 Mazda6 gets Zoom-Zoomier with Skyactiv
I am a huge fan of Mazda. Huge. I love the Zoom-Zoom philosophy combined with the incredible functionality of the cars in its lineup. The Mazda2 is a great city car. The CX-5 is both functional and fun as a crossover. And the Mazdaspeed3 is on my short list of cars I want to buy. In... Read more »

Today's Rant: Keyless should be keyless

Today's Rant: Keyless should be keyless
Maybe it’s a chick thing. But, I have to say I’m really annoyed when a manufacturer gives you keyless start but then does not give you keyless entry. Makes me think of those commercials that Ford is putting out lately. You can have a bed OR  breakfast. You can have sweet OR sour chicken. Like... Read more »

Mazda6 is attractive but basic

When I think of Mazda, I think of zippy cars with a great turning radius. Other adjectives that also come to mind: sporty, cute, fun-to-drive, engaging.   However, with the Mazda6 the vision kind of sputtered and stuttered. Not that this is a bad car. Actually it’s quite good for a mid-size sedan with a... Read more »
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Today's Rave: Mazda6 blind spot monitoring

Sometimes on test cars I discover features that I didn’t know I wanted until I miss them when they’re gone. Blind spot monitoring on the Mazda6 was one of those features. Here’s another small thing that makes the world of difference in an over-trafficked locale like Chicago. If you are simply maintaining your position in... Read more »

Today's Rave: Mazda6 greeting lights

As a single woman, I appreciate anything that not only makes my life a little easier but also a little safer. The Mazda6 does that in two ways: the exterior greeting light and the red ring around the ignition. The parking lot where I work is kind of dark at night, so the little welcome... Read more »

Mazda6 repeat proves first impression rings true

2010 Mazda6 I drive a lot of cars. A lot of cars. And I’ve learned one thing throughout the process: First impressions are usually correct. I had previously attended a media preview of the Mazda6, and we had a couple of hours of presentations and a couple of hours behind the wheel. While I thought... Read more »
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