Improved 2015 Mazda6 in dealerships

Improved 2015 Mazda6 in dealerships

The Mazda6 range has been upgraded for the 2015 model year with new features and price points now available at dealerships nationally.

The new model sees refinements to the cars design as well as new features and innovations carried across from the Mazda3.

Inside the changes for the 2015 Mazda6 are extensive with a completely new dash layout, and revised front and rear console design where the focus has been placed on harmonising components and colour co-ordination.

All grades now have an electric parking brake, ‘Sport’ mode drive selection (petrol models), and MZD Connect with a 7-inch top-mounted colour touchscreen and commander dial which is housed in the car’s clever new dash design.

Engineering enhancements have been made to improve ride comfort, NVH and seat performance.

To achieve optimum driver and passenger comfort the front and back suspension has been reworked and refined. Additionally, improvements have been made to NVH with cabin noise reduced by 2.4 dB (-25%) at high speeds, and to reduce vibration and comfort the front seats now have a Pullmaflex suspension mat for the seat back and high-vibration absorbing urethane for the seat cushion.

The 2015 Mazda6 debuts brand-new i-Activsense technologies on the Limited model, including the impressive adaptive LED headlights (ALH).

The objective of ALH is to achieve daytime visibility for night-time driving through three core functions: glare-free high beams, wide-range low beams which expand the illumination area, and Highway Mode, where the distance of illumination area is extended for driving at higher speeds (above 95km/hour).

Another new feature is the lane-keep assist system (LAS), providing both audible warnings and steering intervention if required when the car deviates from its marked lane.

Additionally the driver attention alert (DAA) system “learns” the driver’s driving style after 20 minutes of continuous driving at 65 km/hour or more. If the driver deviates from this style, the DAA system will prompt the driver, audibly and visually, to take a rest to prevent an accident.

Lastly, Smart city brake support – reverse (SCBS-R) – the opposite of the current Smart city brake support – forward (SCBS-F) system – uses a sensor located in the rear bumper to detect obstructions behind the vehicle and automatically applies the brakes and restricts engine torque to help lessen the impact of rear-end collisions.

Other features for the Limited include 19-inch alloy wheels with a dark gloss finish and privacy glass on the rear side and back windows.

i-Activsense blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert and forward smart city brake support safety features are all standard on the GSX grade.

The Mazda6 will be available from Mazda dealers nationwide in a choice of sedan and wagon bodystyles powered by either 2.0L, 2.5L petrol or 2.2L diesel SKYACTIV engines from now.

Prices for the 2015 Mazda6:
Recommended Retail Pricing inclusive of GST, excluding ORC

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