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The Mazda6: 2018 vs. 2019

The Mazda6: 2018 vs. 2019

Automaatic
June 14, 2018


After all of the big changes for 2018, the 2019 Mazda6 isn’t getting any huge improvements. The 2018 Mazda6 is sleeker looking, more comfortable to ride in. It has more standard safety features and a has better infotainment system than the outgoing 2017 model. The 2019 Mazda6 will get only a few very minor tweaks, one of which includes the addition of a standard safety feature. Here are the answers to questions you may have about the 2018 Mazda6 vs. the 2019 model.

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Is Mazda going to offer any new trim levels for the 2019 Mazda6?

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Mazda hasn’t announced any new trim levels for the 2019 model. At this time, it appears the 2019 Mazda6 will be available in five different trims. They will probably be the Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, and Signature.

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Will the 2019 Mazda6 be much more expensive than the 2018 model?

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Prices haven’t been announced; however, since no major changes are expected, MSRP for the 2019 model should be only slightly higher. Prices only went up by around $1,000 to $1,500 in 2018, and that model got a major overhaul.

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Will the 2019 Forester get a new infotainment system?

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The already decent infotainment system is not likely to be changed much. It was upgraded for 2018. The touchscreen was enlarged from 7 inches to 8 inches for 2018, and even the base trim comes with the Mazda Connect Infotainment System. It includes Multifunction Commander control, Infotainment system voice command, Radio Broadcast Data System program info, Pandora, Aha and Stitcher integration as well as Bluetooth hands-free capability and HD Radio. The base stereo is an AM/FM six-speaker system. Mazda finally added Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to the infotainment system for the 2018 Mazda6. It will be available on the Touring, Grand Touring and signature trim levels. Maybe they will decide to make it available on all of the 2019 Mazda6 trims.

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Will there be any new engine options for the 2019 Mazda6?

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There haven’t been any new engine options announced for 2019. The Mazda6 got the new 2.5T 250-hp turbocharged engine for 2018. The lower trims get a 187-hp 2.5-L DOHC 16-valve four-cylinder engine with a six-speed automatic transmission.

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Is Mazda planning to do anything to make the 2019 Mazda6 more fuel efficient?

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Nothing has been announced and, since the engine options don’t appear to be changing, the 2019 Mazda6 will likely get the same mileage as the 2018 model. A 2018 Mazda6 with the regular 2.5-L engine gets 26 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. Those are very good numbers for a mid-size sedan. The Mazda6 equipped with the 2.5-L turbocharged engine get 23 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.

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Is the Mazda6 a five-passenger sedan?

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Yes, the Mazda6 has plenty of room for five people to ride very comfortably. Even tall adults have plenty of room in the back seat. The 2018 model was given new, wider front seats with improved, high-density foam padding. Ventilation is an available option. The seats come upholstered in either cloth, leatherette or leather. The whole interior was redesigned, as a matter of fact, for a sleeker, more refined appearance. There aren’t likely to be any changes for the 2019 model.LATCH car-seat connectors are located in the two outer seat positions in the back, and there are three top tethers. The lower anchors can be hard to use as they are deeply recessed in the seat gap. Unfortunately, there isn’t much room for a baby seat behind the driver’s seat. The seat has to be positioned close to the steering wheel for the baby seat to fit.

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Will there be any new safety features in the 2019 Mazda6?

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Mazda has made some improvements here over the 2018 model. Low-speed emergency braking will come standard in all 2019 Mazda6 trims. Lane departure warning, full-speed emergency braking, and adaptive cruise control are among the more advanced safety systems that will become available options for the lower trim levels in 2019. 2018 Mazda6 Sports come equipped with a Dynamic Stability Control and Traction Control System, Blind Spot Monitoring System, Hill Launch Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Smart City Brake Support. Higher trims come with Lane Departure Warning, Lane-keep Assist and Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning features.

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Is the 2019 Mazda6 worth waiting for?

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Considering there won’t be many major changes, probably not. 2019 Mazda6 production probably won’t begin until February 2019. The new vehicles will likely start arriving at dealerships in April. You’ll be waiting another year for a new Mazda6 that won’t be much different from the newly renovated 2018 model. If you decide to do your new-car shopping now, be sure to add the 2018 Toyota Camry and 2018 Honda Accord to your test-drive list. They cost a little more, with prices for both of them ranging from $23,500 to $35,800, but they are slightly better vehicles.

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