A 8.0-inch colour touchscreen, and a control dial on the centre console for the car’s infotainment systems.
Digital radio, internet radio integration (including the apps Stitcher and Aha), Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio connectivity, and steering wheel audio controls.
A reversing camera, rear parking sensors, and satellite navigation. Adaptive cruise control
, with Stop&Go function for heavy traffic.
Dual-zone air-conditioning (which lets you set different temperatures for each side of the cabin) and rear air vents.
Windscreen wipers that operate automatically when it rains.
A leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear shift lever.Paddle-shift
gear controls on the steering wheel.LED headlights
with high-beam control, LED tail-lights, and front fog-lights.
Aluminium alloy wheels, which are usually lighter and better looking than steel wheels, and a space-saver steel spare wheel.Autonomous emergency braking
that works at speeds up to 80km/h: It alerts you, and if necessary brakes the car, should you be in danger of hitting an object in front.
Blind spot monitoring (which warns when changing lanes that a vehicle is alongside), and rear cross-traffic alert (warning when reversing that something is crossing your path).
Mazda’s efficiency enhancing, i-Stop and i-Eloop systems. The former saves fuel by shutting off the engine when you stop, and restarting it when you lift a foot off the brake pedal to press the accelerator to drive away. The latter recovers energy during braking and stores it as electricity, which helps power the heating, lights and other functions.
G-Vectoring Control, a Mazda technology that makes the car respond more consistently to the steering wheel.
Electric parking brake, with auto-hold that prevents the car rolling when you stop at traffic lights. Hill-start assist.
A head-up display (Mazda calls it Active Driving Display) projects a speedo and sat-nav instructions onto a transparent tile near your line of sight, which makes it easier to monitor them while driving. The display also shows the speed limit in force, using Mazda’s Traffic Sign Recognition.
Lane keeping assist and lane departure warning.
Auto-dimming rearview mirror, and power-folding, heated external mirrors.
Driver’s lumbar support, and seat-back pockets.
Keyless start and remote central locking.
Electronic stability control, which helps you control a skidding car. All new cars must have this feature.
All Mazda wagons have, in addition, a rear-window wiper, cargo area cover, cargo net, rear spoiler and roof rails.
Every Mazda 6 carries a three-year, unlimited kilometre warranty.