Best of 2023 – Mazda6 Atenza

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Mazda6 Atenza– In the last few years normal passenger cars have been in decline. However, sedans like the Mazda6 remain a comfortable alternative to the continuing swing towards SUVs.

Mazda6 Atenza sedan front quarter 1 I drove the Atenza version a few weeks ago. This comes in either a sedan or wagon and both are a beautiful design.

The Mazda6 comes with a 2.5L turbo petrol engine with a six speed AT and FWD. There is reasonable power and torque and it also fairly economical.

The Mazda has a smooth and comfortable ride. Its very quiet and makes long distance driving relaxed. You could say it has a sporty edge to it.

Inside the Atenza is all comfort. Heated and ventilated front leather seats with Alcantara inserts and electric adjustment. Multi zone climate-controlled A/C. Digital instruments and HUD.

The large central screen and infotainment connectivity allows for wireless smart phone charging and wireless Apple CarPlay. However, Mazda’s insistence on the dial controls means that the functionality is dated now.

Personally I would opt for the wagon over the sedan as I’m a bit of a wagon fan, but either would make owners happy.

The Mazda6 Atenza sedan is priced from $52,440 plus the usual costs and that’s actually good value.

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Mazda6 Atenza sedan profile

Readers can see the original full review of the Mazda6 Atenza HERE 


Mazda6 Atenza sedan features collage

What is good?

  • Stylish and sleek
  • Interior comfort and driving position.
  • Overall ambience

What is not so good?

Mazda6 Atenza sedan front seat

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Sedans are a dwindling market unfortunately.

The segment is dominated by the Toyota Camry Hybrid. Other choices include Hyundai SonataCitroen C5-XPeugeot 508 GTGenesis G70, or the Audi A4.

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.