2016 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring Review, 0-60

According to early reports that 2016 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring trim level will receive a robust amount of incremental modifications. Most notably for consumers will be the vehicle’s revised styling for both the rear and the front. Additionally, the headlights will find their previous xenon technology replaced via LED technology. Additionally, automotive consumers as well as longstanding fans of the line will expressly enjoy the larger seven-inch touch screen hosted within its cabin. Modifications for the upcoming model year will also include upgraded trim on the dashboard, arm rest and center console as well as the addition of an electronic parking brake.

2016 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring front

2016 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring – Exterior and Interior

This five passenger mid-sized sedan will sit atop 19 inch wheels while presenting with a new rear spoiler. The overall aesthetics continues to present automotive consumers with an impeccable balance of masculine aggression as well as modern detailing. This is a stunning machine that is certain to turn heads as it becomes unleashed onto the nation’s highways and byways. Consumers will also be pleased to note that they will still be provided with the choice of 10 exterior colors when choosing their ideal Mazda sedan.

The interior of the latest 2016 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring offering of the line will feature driver memory setting, a six way power passenger seat, an eight way power driver’s seat that also features power lumbar support as well as leather upholstery. Option features that will be available for the vehicle will be as follows: i-Eloop (intelligent energy loop) which is an energy capture system, an automatic high beam control, a lane departure warning system, a mitigation/lane departure warning system with automatic braking as well as adaptive cruise control. The i-Eloop system is able to improve the vehicle’s overall fuel economy rating due to the fact that it stores energy that has been captured during deceleration to a capacitor. This will additionally reduce the power afforded to the accessories, lighting, and air-conditioning while the start-stop system shuts down the engine at a stop sign or light. Also available as an optional feature for the popular sedan will be rear parking sensors.

2016 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring interior

2016 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring – Engine Specs

This front wheel drive 2016 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring sedan garners its power from a four-cylinder 2.5 liter that is capable of a maximum output of 184 brake horsepower and 185 pounds per feet of torque. It power unit is singularly mated with an automatic six speed gearbox making it able to reach 0-60 miles per hour in a matter of a mere 7.6 seconds. The vehicle’s i-Eloop feature affords it a fuel economy that has been said to be rated at a combined 32 miles per gallon. This translates into 28 miles per gallon in the city and 40 miles per gallon on the highway.

2016 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring rear

2016 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring – Release Date and Price

The 2016 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring trim level sedan is currently available for purchase at your local dealership. The base pricing for the trim level (sans any optional features) is an average of $22,500. Automotive consumers will need to note that current owners have noted some dissatisfaction with a minor amount of features. With that being said, the vast majorities that have slipped behind the wheel of the vehicle contend that its sports vehicle feel is intoxicating. The low ground clearance offers an invigorating experience behind the wheel while offering passenger a great deal of comfort and functionality.

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