It’s pretty simple to choose the various features you want on your Mazda6, as most of these are set from the very beginning. The various trim levels offered in both America and Europe, contain many of the goodies available.
Sure, there are optional being offered separately, but these are quite few, so you’d better pay attention when making the initial selection. By the way, the name of the fabulous finish you can see in the image gallery goes by the name of Soul Red.
We’ll skip right to the most important features of the Mazda6, which offers a fair degree of convenience items. Opting for the top equipment level will bring you goodies like an 8-way power driver’s seat and a 4-way adjustable passenger seat, ventilation for the rear seats and a keyless entry system with an engine start button.
The 2014 Mazda6 excels when it comes to safety features, but, unfortunately, these are also spread across the various grades. Thus, if you want to have stuff like Smart City Brake Support and LED daytime running lights, you’ll have to opt for the aforementioned top grade.
In terms of infotainment, the best equipment level will bring you a Bose audio system that talks to you via 11 speakers and is ready to accept your audio files in various formats. This also comes with a 4 GB storage capacity for your music.
Alas, when it comes to displays, the Mazda6 leaves certain things to be desired. The vehicles splits the various information between a 3.5-inch low-res screen placed on the right of the instrument cluster and a touch-screen 5-inch display found at the center of the dash.
The latter is used for the optional TomTom navigation system. While the navigation itself works just fine, the display’s size and graphics fall short of your expectations.Continue reading