September 20, 2016
2017 Mazda6: KODO Turned up a Few Notches
It really doesn’t matter that the Mazda6’s exterior design is a few years old, it is still most definitely one of the most attractive midsize sedans currently available on the market. For 2017, Mazda’s taken the 6 to a whole new level of innovation and design with updates to the interior, as well as a few safety features. There’s absolutely no denying that the 2017 Mazda6 remains one of the most practical, versatile and fun-to-drive vehicles in its class.
The 2017 Mazda6 is Still as Noticeable as Ever
The Mazda6’s exterior looks alone set it apart from the competition. The KODO design featured on the Mazda6 can be seen across the Mazda lineup, and with good reason. Sleek, sexy and modern, Mazda’s vehicles are instantly recognizable, and oh-so attractive. With one of the industry’s most distinctive and attractive angular front ends, the 2017 Mazda6’s slanted headlights allude to the car’s athletic nature.
New for 2017, Mazda is now offering a Premium Package that includes Nappa leather, detailed stitching on the steering wheel and available amenities such as a heated steering wheel and optional Colour Active Driving Display (ADD) that displays vital driver information directly in your line of vision in on a display in the windshield on the Mazda6.
The 2017 Mazda6 also offers up the Japanese automaker’s latest HMI system with a 7” colour touchscreen display. The easy-to-use system is controlled via the main control knob that can be found just below the shifter. There is available satellite radio, along with HD radio. Two USB ports will ensure you (and your passengers) are tuned in to the music and entertainment you want and need for the entire journey. And the available 11-speaker premium Bose audio system is sure to keep the party going, too.
Mazda’s versatile SKYACTIV-G 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that produces 184 horsepower and 185 lb-ft of torque is featured in the 2017 Mazda6, along with three transmission choices (6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and a 6-speed automatic with i-ELOOP energy regen capabilities.
Safety on a Whole Level
There are also a host of safety features on the 2017 Mazda6 such as blind-spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, forward obstruction warning, and a high beam control system. Mazda’s latest safety feature, Smart City Brake Support (prevents a front collision by gently applying the brakes for you should you approach a stopped vehicle unknowingly) is also available.
To find out more about the 2017 Mazda6, and how perfection has been improved upon thanks to a refined interior, and more available features, head down to King Mazda today to speak to one of our experts. And don’t forget to book a test drive, too.