In this video, Simone review’s the 2018 Mazda6 in its GT trim.

It’s a heavily facelifted version of the outgoing Mazda 6 and is set to see this latest family sedan well into 2019.

There are two engines available – a twin turbo 2.2 diesel with 140 kW of power and 450 Nm of torque and a 2.5 turbo petrol with 170 kW of power and 420 Nm of torque.

The new Mazda6 will be available to the Australian market as either a sedan or wagon.

Engine Specifications


Engine: 2.2L Diesel
Power: 140 kW@ 4,500 rpm
Torque: 450 Nm @ 2,000 rpm
Fuel Consumption (combined): 5.3L/100km
Transmission:  6-speed SKYACTIV-Drive (automatic)


Engine: 2.0L Turbo Petrol
Power: 170 kW@ 5,000 rpm
Torque: 420 Nm @ 2,000 rpm
Fuel Consumption (combined): 7.6L/100km
Transmission: 6-speed SKYACTIV-Drive (automatic)


Safety /Security

  • Advanced keyless entry
  • Advanced keyless push-button engine start
  • Airbags SRS Front (Driver & passenger); Side (front); Curtain (Front & rear)
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Auto Door Lock (ADL)
  • Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM)
  • Child restraint anchor points ISOFIX x2, top tether x3
  • Childproof rear door locks
  • Double lock door deadlock function
  • Driver Attention Alert (DAA)
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
  • Emergency Brake Assist (EBA)
  • Emergency Stop Signal (ESS)
  • Engine immobiliser
  • Forward Obstruction Warning (FOW)
  • High Beam Control (HBC)
  • High mount stop lamp
  • Hill Launch Assist (HLA)
  • Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA)
  • Intrusion-minimising brake pedal
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Lane-keep Assist System (LAS)
  • Left-hand-side convex (wide angle) exterior mirror
  • Parking sensors Front & rear
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
  • Remote central locking Standard, 2 transmitters
  • Reverse camera
  • Seat-belt warning Driver & all passengers
  • Seat-belts (front) 3-point lap-sash with pretensioners, load limiters and height adjustable shoulder anchorages
  • Seat-belts (second row) 3x 3-point lap-sash
  • Side impact door beams
  • Smart Brake Support (SBS)
  • Smart City Brake Support (SCBS) Forward & reverse
  • Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)
  • Whiplash-minimising front seats

Convenience / Tech Features

  • Audio System Premium Bose 231 watt amplifier and 11 speakers
  • Auxiliary-audio input jack (3.5mm mini-stereo)
  • Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio capability
  • Infotainment screen 8-inch colour touch
  • Internet radio integration Stitcher and Aha
  • Multi-function commander control
  • Radio AM/FM with Radio Data System (RDS), digital (DAB+)
  • Satellite navigation
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio controls
  • USB-audio input port 2, MP3, WMA, AAC, iPod compatible
  • Air-conditioning Dual zone climate control with rear vents
  • Auxiliary 12 volt power outlets 2
    Interior release for fuel filler door
  • Power windows Standard, one touch up/down (front & rear)
  • Rear-view mirror with auto dimming function
  • Vanity mirror Driver & passenger with illumination
  • Active Driving Display Colour windscreen
  • Ambient temperature display
  • Critical function warning lights/chimes
  • Cruise control Mazda Radar Cruise
  • Control (MRCC) with Stop & Go
  • Driver’s left footrest
  • Low fuel warning light
  • Steering wheel Leather, tilt and telescopic adjustable
  • Tachometer and electronic odometer/tripmeter
  • Trip computer
  • Instrument panel light dimmer
  • Interior illumination: cargo room lamp
  • Interior illumination: entry system with delayed fade
  • Interior illumination: map reading spot lamps Halogen

Other Features

  • Centre armrest console
  • Floor covering Carpet
  • Gear shift knob Leather
  • Heated seats Front & rear
  • Passenger assist grips Front & rear
  • Seat trim Leather
  • Seating capacity
  • Seats (front) with: adjustable head restraints
  • Driver & passenger
  • Seats (front) with: height adjustment Driver
  • Seats (front) with: lumbar adjustment Driver
  • Seats (front) with: power adjustment 10-way with 2-position memory (driver), 6-way (passenger)
  • Seats (front) with: rake and slide adjustment Driver & passenger
  • Seats (front) with: seat back pocket Driver & passenger
  • Seats (second row) with: adjustable head restraints
  • Seats (second row) with: centre fold down armrest with USB charging port
  • Seats (second row) with: split fold backrest 60/40
  •  Cargo volume VDA 474 litres

  • Cupholders

  • Door bottle holders Front & rear

  • Door pockets Front

  • Glove box Illuminated

  • Overhead sunglass storage box

  • Roof rack mounting Mounting points
  • Door handles Body coloured
  • Exhaust extensions Chrome
  • Exterior mirrors Power adjustment, heated, auto folding
  • Window demister (rear)
  • Wipers (front) 2-speed with rain-sensing function


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