Mazda has a clear sense of style when it comes to its vehicles. With the distinct characteristics of its KODO: Soul of Motion design language, its models uniformly stand out among other cars on the road. One model that bears this superb architecture and driving dynamics is the Mazda6 midsize sedan.
Ever since the Mazda6 came out in 2002, it has attracted the eyes of critics around the world. In its 1st year, the midsize sedan has already made its way into Car and Driver's 10Best list. Now, the Mazda6 celebrates 15 years with a lot of international awards under its nameplate.
In 2004, it earned Money Magazine's Best Family Car award. Then in 2008, Mazda’s midsize sedan was crowned with the title ‘Car of the Year’, followed by having a spot in the Best New Cars of 2009. Its achievement continues to 2014 where it amassed a total of 5 awards in that year alone, including its comeback to Car and Driver’s 10Best list.
This year, the Japanese midsize sedan has already received 4 awards, including the 2017 Best Family Car by New York Daily News and Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS).
But awards are just the icing of the cake for Mazda's celebrated midsize sedan. The South Korean brand has been eager in improving the quality and character of the Mazda6. The 2017 model, which base variant locally sells at P1,785,000, shares a number of technologies found on the all-new CX-9. These include the sound insulation achieved with thicker door seals and laminated glass, and the G-Vectoring Control.