The 2014 Mazda3 and Mazda6 Win Top Honors from Road & Track

January 18th, 2014 by


The 2014 Mazda3 and 2014 Mazda6 are popular among consumers and industry experts for a variety of reasons. In fact, each model was recently named to Road & Track’s first ever “Best of Everything” list. The Mazda3 took the top spot in the “Economy Car” category, while the Mazda6 led the “Family Sedan” segment. If you are looking for a vehicle that offers outstanding efficiency or plenty of space for passengers and their cargo, you need to test drive a Mazda.

 The 2014 Mazda3

The third-generation of the 2014 Mazda3 has an affordable base price of $16,945 for the four-door versions and $18,945 for the five-door models. Drivers have two notable engine options to choose from: either the SKYACTIV-G 2.0L gasoline engine or the larger SKYACTIV 2.5L motor. The smaller of the two powertrain choices delivers 155 hp, as well as 150 lb-ft of torque. For added power and performance, you can opt for the 2.5L engine that provides 184 hp plus 185 lb-ft of torque.

 The 2014 Mazda6

The latest Mazda6 is also in its third generation and has been completely redesigned for the 2014 model-year. With its sleek and sophisticated exterior, attractive cabin, and impressive performance, this vehicle is sure to turn heads. With all of this vehicle’s premium touches, you may be surprised to find out that it has a base price of only $20,880. Here are just a few of its luxurious amenities.

  • Bluetooth compatibility
  • iPod/iPhone input
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls
  • USB port

In addition to offering the latest in technology, the 2014 Mazda6 is one of the fastest vehicles in its segment. Its 2.5L  four-cylinder engine returns an EPA estimated 38 mpg on the highway while delivering 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. Consumers and critics are equally impressed by the fact that the Mazda6 can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 7.6 seconds.

Drive an Award-Winning Mazda Today

Whether you are interested in the 2014 Mazda3, Mazda6, or any of the other exceptional vehicles in the Mazda lineup, you can be sure that you are getting a model that offers optimal performance at a price you can afford. Stop by Biggers Mazda in Elgin today to see which one is right for your family.