The 2018 Mazda6 is available with two different engines, and since both have been designed with Mazda SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY, each has the potential to revitalize your commutes around the Elgin region. We’ve detailed the specifications for each Mazda6 engine right here:
- 2.5-Liter SKYACTIV®-G 4-Cylinder Engine
- 187 hp
- 186 lb-ft of torque
- VVT and Cylinder Deactivation, standard
- 2.5-Liter SKYACTIV®-G 4-Cylinder Engine with Dynamic Pressure Turbo
- 250 hp
- 310 lb-ft of torque
- VVT, standard
The first engine option is standard in both the Sport and the Touring trim levels. The turbocharged engine is standard in the Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, and Signature Mazda6 configurations.
Mazda6 Performance Features
A SKYACTIV®-MT six-speed manual transmission is standard in the baseline Sport trim. Each of the other Mazda6 configurations receives a standard SKYACTIV®-Drive automatic transmission with six speeds and a built-in Sport Mode, and this option is also available on the baseline trim. All are standard with SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS with G-Vectoring Control, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), and the Traction Control System (TCS).
Mazda6 Fuel Economy
The Mazda6 offers respectable fuel economy across all five of its available trim levels, but your model’s efficiency will vary depending on which engine and transmission you select:
- When equipped with the baseline 2.5-Liter SKYACTIV®-G engine and the SKYACTIV®-MT manual transmission, the Mazda6 gets 24 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.
- With the baseline 2.5-Liter SKYACTIV®-G engine and the SKYACTIV®-Drive automatic transmission, the Mazda6 gets 26 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway.
- Models that include the 2.5-Liter SKYACTIV®-G with Dynamic Pressure Turbo all receive the SKYACTIV®-Drive automatic transmission. These builds get 23 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.
Experience the Mazda6 Performance at Biggers Mazda
If you like what you’ve seen of the 2018 Mazda6 performance, you’ll love how this model measures up against competitors like the 2018 Honda Accord, the 2019 Chevy Impala, the 2019 Nissan Altima, and the 2019 Toyota Camry. Once you have a good idea of how the Mazda6 drives, as well as what Mazda6 accessories are available, you won’t want to wait to get behind the wheel. Contact us today to schedule your test drive.
More from Biggers Mazda
There are four 2019 Mazda3 configurations available to Schaumburg drivers. These include the base model, Select Package (Sedan only), Preferred Package, and Premium Package. Each offers plenty of innovative interior technology, a strong performance, and much more you’ll want to explore. Find out which can give you the daily commute you’ve been searching for and…
The 2019 Mazda CX-5 is a midsize SUV that offers drivers a powerful, yet efficient commute as well as towing capabilities that will eliminate a second trip. Learn more about the towing capabilities and experience the 2019 Mazda CX-5 towing capacity, performance, and more when you visit Biggers Mazda. Schedule a test drive in this powerful…
Mazda recently introduced the upcoming 2020 Mazda CX-30 model at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show Mazda Press Conference and many drivers are excited to experience all that this Mazda model has to offer. While this model hasn’t been released yet, the reviews have been. See what’s being said about this up-and-coming model today with…