How does the 2017.5 Mazda6 compare to the 2017 Mazda6?
Mazda will be offering a mid-model year update to the Mazda6 sedan. Multiple updates have been made for the 2017.5 Mazda6. This includes an update to the list of standard safety features offered on the car. So, how does the 2017.5 Mazda6 compare to the 2017 Mazda6?
2017.5 Mazda6 Features and Systems
Two safety systems will be added to the 2017.5 Mazda6 Sport trim level’s roster of equipment. Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross-Traffic alert will now be included as standard equipment on the Sport trim level.
In addition to these safety systems, the 2017.5 Mazda6 will now include leather seating surfaces, navigation system and heated front seats as available equipment.
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These new feature updates will join the Mazda6’s already impressive roster of equipment. Additional features offered on the 2017.5 Mazda6 include:
- Bluetooth and USB connectivity.
- MAZDA CONNECT infotainment system.
- Smart Brake Support.
- High Beam Control.
- Lane Keep Assist.
- Mazda Radar Cruise Control.
- BOSE sound system.
- Smart City Brake Support with low-speed automatic braking.
- Dual-zone automatic climate control.
- Advanced Keyless Entry.
- Backup Camera.
Under the hood of the 2017.5 Mazda6 will be Mazda’s 2.5-liter SKYACTIVE-G four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 184 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque. Both automatic and manual transmission options will be available.
When equipped with the manual transmission, the Mazda6’s fuel economy ratings are estimated at up to 24 city/34 highway/28 combined miles per gallon. The automatic transmission checks in at 26 city/35 highway/29 combined miles per gallon.