When it comes to the 2016 Mazda6, the already attractive sedan wears a revised look up front with more chrome and a redesigned cabin with a new instrument layout and seven-inch infotainment system on most models. Mechanically, things carry over with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder making 184 horsepower and 185 pound-feet and either a six-speed manual or automatic gearbox depending on trim.
The base Sport trim with a six-speed manual gearbox costs $305 more than it did in 2015, and starts at $21,495*, plus an $820 destination charge on all models. Upgrading to the automatic gearbox at $22,995 also adds the revised infotainment system and reverse camera. Prices top out at $30,195 for the Grand Touring, which is $300 more than last year. All of the other versions see a $100 year-over-year increase. LED headlights are standard on the Grand Touring, but they can be added to the Touring through the Touring Technology package for $1,675.
The 2016 CX-5 sees light exterior upgrades and similar interior improvements as the Mazda6, including the improved infotainment system for some trims. Pricing rings up for $250 more than last year, except the all-wheel drive Sport trim at just an extra $50.
The cheapest CX-5 is the front-wheel Sport with a manual gearbox and 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 155 hp and 150 lb-ft, and it costs $21,795. All other models combine a 2.5-liter four-cylinder with 184 hp and 185 lb-ft with a six-speed automatic. Prices go all the way up to $29,470 for a CX-5 Grand Touring with all-wheel drive. There's a new i-Activesense package for the Grand Touring for $1,500, as well, that adds safety sensors and radar cruise control, but it can only be combined with the Grand Touring Technology Package for $1,505 with navigation and LED headlights.
IRVINE, Calif. (February 9, 2015) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced pricing for its refreshed 2016 Mazda6 midsize sedan lineup. The 2016 Mazda6 is available in three trim levels – Sport, Touring and Grand Touring – and is equipped with the SKYACTIV-G 2.5-liter gasoline engine. There are a number of enhancements for 2016 including bold changes to the shape of the instrument panel and floor console giving the interior a fresh new look. It fuses a driver-oriented cockpit design, based on Mazda's unique Heads-up Cockpit concept, with a roomy front seat passenger environment. In addition, thorough attention was paid to minimizing gaps between parts and achieving an overall unified appearance, significantly enhancing the feeling of quality as befits the flagship model in the Mazda product lineup.
Refreshed exterior features include a new front grille and signature wing design. These combined with the new LED headlamps to create a bold and elegant expression that leaves a distinct impression of the evolution of the brand. Detailed refinements to dynamic performance include improved sound insulation throughout the body and improved front and rear seat performance. These enhancements yield a quieter and more comfortable riding experience.
2016 Mazda6 MSRP*
Mazda6 i Sport MT: $21,495
Mazda6 i Sport AT: $22,995
Mazda6 i Touring MT: $23,945
Mazda6 i Touring AT: $24,995
Madza6 i Grand Touring AT: $30,195
The entry level Mazda6 with manual transmission comes equipped with the SKYACTIV-G 2.5L gasoline engine, producing 184 horsepower at 5,700 rpm and 185 lb-ft of torque at 3,250 rpm. Starting at $21,495, the base model includes many features considered premium add-ons by competitors. New standard equipment for 2016 is the addition of an electronic parking brake and an upgraded center console, dash and armrest design and manual passenger seat lifter.
The six-speed automatic transmission (MSRP $22,995) adds MAZDA CONNECT Infotainment System with larger seven-inch full-color touchscreen display, SKYACTIV-DRIVE sport mode, seven-inch full-color touch-screen display, multi-function commander control, rearview camera, HD Radio and sport mode button.
Mazda6 Touring model is offered in manual transmission (MSRP $23,945) and automatic transmission (MSRP $24,995). New for 2016 includes a seven-inch full-color touchscreen display, Mazda Connect Infotainment System (automatic transmission model), manual passenger seat lifter and sport mode button (automatic transmission model).
The Moonroof/Bose®/ Satellite Radio Package ($1,325 MSRP) is offered in Touring automatic transmission models and includes an 11-speaker Bose Centerpoint® Surround Sound System with AudioPilot®, a power sliding glass moonroof and SiriusXM satellite radio.
The Touring Technology Package ($1,675 MSRP), which can only be ordered when combined with the Bose/Moonroof/Satellite Package, adds LED auto on/off headlights with auto leveling, LED daytime running lights, LED lighting signature grille, adaptive front-lighting system, rain-sensing wipers, auto-dimming interior mirror with Homelink, auto-dimming driver's side mirror, heated side mirrors, heated front seats and Smart City Brake Support (SCBS).
Mazda6 Grand Touring
Mazda6 Grand Touring model (MSRP $30,195) adds a number of premium features for 2016 including Parchment leather, new instrument panel, seven-inch full-color touchscreen display, active driving display, LED lights, LED lighting signature grille, LED fog lights, Mazda Connect Infotainment System and a sport mode button. All Grand Touring models are equipped with an automatic transmission.
A Grand Touring Technology Package ($2,180 MSRP) is available as an option and adds Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC), Smart Brake Support (SBS), i-ELOOP Regenerative Engine Braking System, Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), High Beam Control (HBC) and active grille shutters.
2016 Mazda CX-5 Pricing Announced
IRVINE, Calif. (February 9, 2015) - Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced pricing for the refreshed 2016 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover SUV. The 2016 CX-5 is available in three trim levels – Sport, Touring and Grand Touring – in either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. While the exterior retains its distinctive SUV looks, updates to the grille and other design features further evolve with the latest expression of the Mazda brand.
Particular effort went into improving the interior quality of the ornamentation and materials used and also the functionality and usability of the cockpit zone, based on Mazda's unique Human-Machine Interface (HMI). Enhancements include updates to the front and rear seats and suspension system, as well as to sound insulation performance throughout the body, which results in greater ride comfort and cabin quietness. Mazda's renowned AWD system is also updated for 2016.
2016 Mazda CX-5 MSRP1
Mazda CX-5 Sport MT: $21,795
Mazda CX-5 Sport AT: $23,195
Mazda CX-5 Touring AT: $25,215
Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AT: $28,220
Mazda CX-5 AWD Sport AT: $24,445
Mazda CX-5 AWD Touring AT: $26,465
Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AT: $29,470
Mazda CX-5 Sport
The entry-level Mazda CX-5 with manual transmission comes equipped with the SKYACTIV-G 2.0L gasoline engine (FWD only), producing 155 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 150 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm. Starting at $21,795, the Sport model includes many features considered premium add-ons. New standard equipment for 2016 is an electronic parking brake and an upgraded center console, dash and armrest design. The Sport model is the only model that offers manual transmission.
The six-speed automatic transmission (MSRP $23,195 for FWD / $24,445 for AWD) adds a 2.5L engine, producing 184 horsepower at 5,700 rpm and 185 lb-ft of torque at 3,250 rpm. The Sport model offers a Rear Camera Package ($400 MSRP) that includes a rear view camera, seven-inch full-color touchscreen display with multi-function commander control, MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System and HD™ Radio.
Mazda CX-5 Touring
New for the 2016 Mazda CX-5 Touring trim (MSRP $25,215 for FWD / $26,465 for AWD) are a seven-inch full-color touchscreen display with multi-function commander control, MAZDA CONNECT Infotainment System and manual passenger seat lifter.
The Bose®/Moonroof Package ($1,130 MSRP) is offered in Touring models and includes a Bose nine-speaker sound system and a power-sliding glass moonroof.
The Touring Technology Package ($1,625 MSRP), which can only be ordered when combined with the Bose/Moonroof Package, adds navigation, Smart City Brake Support (SBS), LED headlights with auto leveling, Pivoting Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS), LED foglights, LED signature daytime running lights, LED combination taillights, auto on and off headlights, rain-sensing windshield wipers and an auto dimming mirror with Homelink®.
Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring
The Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring model (MSRP $28,220 for FWD / $29,470 for AWD) adds a number of premium features for 2016 including leather seating surfaces available in Parchment, new instrument panel and seven-inch full-color touch screen display with multi-function commander control. A new i-ACTIVSENSE package is now available on Grand Touring models ($1,500 MSRP) and includes Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC) with Close Proximity Warning, Smart Brake Support (SBS) with Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and High Beam Control (HBC). The i-ACTIVSENSE package requires the Grand Touring Technology Package ($1,505 MSRP), which includes navigation, Smart City Brake Support (SBS), LED headlights with auto leveling, Pivoting Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS), LED foglights, LED Signature Daytime Running Lights, LED Combination Taillights and auto dimming mirror with Homelink.