The 2013 Mazda6 carries into the 2013 model year with five trim levels, including: i Sport, i Touring, i Touring Plus, i Grand Touring and s Grand Touring. The i Sport starts things off as the base model, featuring only the basic amenities and a $20,725 MSRP. The i Touring model comes in next, boasting a mild drivetrain upgrade and a few basic exterior changes. Next in the Mazda6 lineup is the i Touring Plus trim, which adds in larger rims and a few exterior feature, starts off at $25,170. The fourth trim level, the i Grand Touring, comes in at $27,750 and sees some extra interior trimmings. The pinnacle of the Mazda6 lineup, the s Grand Touring comes in at $29,990 and sees an exclusive drivetrain and a number of comfort and convenience additions to the interior and exterior.
In the mid-size sedan market the Mazda6 has a large number of competitors to fend off. One of its key competitors is the newly redesigned 2013 Honda Accord Sedan, which boasts two engines a 2.4-liter four-cylinder and a 3.5-liter V-6. Nissan gets in on the Mazda6-challenging fun with its redesigned 2013 Altima, which bases out with a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine and caps off with a 3.5-liter V-6 engine. The U.S. gets in on the competition with its redesigned 2013 Chevrolet Malibu and its trio of engines: 2.5-liter four-cylinder, 2.4-liter hybrid four-cylinder and its 259-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter engine.
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The Mazda6 i Grand Touring takes what is on the i Touring Plus and adds in some high-end features. Keeping the passenger’s entertained is a 265-watt Bose Centerpoint stereo system with 10 speakers and AudioPilot. The i Grand Touring eliminates the manual air conditioning and replaces it with a two-zone automatic climate control system. Also included in the cabin are leather seats with heaters built into the two front ones and a Welcome” lighting system that illuminates the entire cabin as you enter the car. The final addition to the i Grand Touring trim is a multi-information display with a 4.3-inch color screen in place of the standard audio system that displays the audio, Bluetooth and climate control information, as well as the image from the standard back-up camera.
The i Sport trim level is the base format of the 2013 Mazda6 and despite its entry-level status, it still comes well equipped. On the outside it comes standard with 16-inch rims and automatic on-and-off headlights. Inside the cabin, the 2013 Mazda6 i Sport features power windows and door locks, with a one-touch-down feature on the river side window. To help keep the cabin comfortable, the i Sport trim level comes with air conditioning and a pollen filter to keep allergens on the outside. To help keep everyone in the Mazda6 i Sport entertained, it features an AM/FM/CD/MP3 stereo system with six speakers in total. Connected to the i Sport’s standard 170-horsepower, 2.5-liter engine is a six-speed manual transmission.
The 2013 Mazda6 i Touring takes the standard features that the i Sport comes with and adds some extra touches of luxury. It features 17-inch rims wrapped with 215/55R17 tires in place of the standard 16-inch wheels. Another add on to the i Touring’s exterior is a pair of fog lamps to help its driver see in non0ideal conditions. Inside the i Touring, Mazda added in Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, premium interior trim, and a leather wrapped steering wheel and shifter knob. Adding to the enjoyment of any commute, the i Touring includes a six-disc CD changer to the standard six-speaker stereo system. The i Touring trim uses a five-speed manual connected to the standard 2.5-liter engine.
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|Build & Price|
2014 Mazda Mazda6$27,998 | 1,053 mi
2012 Mazda MAZDA6$11,980 | 38,089 mi
2012 Mazda MAZDA6$11,980 | 35,165 mi
2012 Mazda MAZDA6$12,980 | 34,853 mi
2012 Mazda MAZDA6$12,980 | 38,209 mi
2012 Mazda Mazda6$13,995 | 26,924 mi
2012 Mazda Mazda6$14,995 | 31,434 mi
2012 Mazda Mazda6$15,000 | 22,773 mi
2012 Mazda Mazda6$15,995 | 23,259 mi
2011 Mazda Mazda6$11,495 | 51,580 mi
2011 Mazda Mazda6$13,495 | 52,640 mi
2011 Mazda Mazda6$13,995 | 52,114 mi
2011 Mazda Mazda6$14,995 | 41,926 mi
2010 Mazda Mazda6$11,295 | 47,377 mi
2010 Mazda MAZDA6$12,758 | 62,077 mi
2010 Mazda Mazda6$13,877 | 30,189 mi
2010 Mazda MAZDA6$13,912 | 41,419 mi
2010 Mazda MAZDA6$13,957 | 28,647 mi
2010 Mazda Mazda6$14,091 | 30,756 mi
2010 Mazda Mazda6$15,998 | 37,859 mi
2010 Mazda Mazda6$16,995 | 22,580 mi
2010 Mazda Mazda6$17,995 | 34,854 mi
2010 Mazda Mazda6$17,995 | 25,903 mi
2009 Mazda Mazda6$11,995 | 69,330 mi
2005 Mazda MAZDA6$7,950 | 119,094 mi
2005 Mazda MAZDA6$7,980 | 61,841 mi
2004 Mazda Mazda6$5,495 | 120,331 mi
2003 Mazda MAZDA6$3,980 | 1 mi
Superior fuel economy, but more expensive across the board
Superior fuel economy, but four-cylinder engine is noisy
Huge horsepower and mpg on the top end, but expensive in the base format
Base model is packed with features, but no manual transmission option