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Our completely made-up idea that could bring the Mazda6 Wagon here

If it works for Buick, why not let Mazda take a whack?


Europe may get the wagon, but we get the turbo.

Given the choice, we'll take power over space.


HUDs are in more new cars, and they're about to get more sophisticated


It's right on par with the turbo competition, but in one area it's way ahead

The combined rating is 26 mpg.


A rough month for Mazda cars, though.

The crossover continues to be king.

Deep Dive

Spark-Controlled Compression Ignition: "Take everything you know about engines and turn it around."

"Take everything you know about engines and turn it around."


The drivetrain is listed by NHTSA for 2018.

It's no guarantee it's coming, though.

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310 pound-feet? How'd you deal with all those torques?

he 2018 Mazda6 isn't just a styling tweak and a bigger engine.

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More power, more efficiency, more luxury

A new engine and Signature trim spice things up.


Range-topping sedan teased ahead of L.A. Auto Show reveal.

The teasers reveal a lot.


It may also indicate that a new 6 is coming soon

Sport and Touring models get extra standard goodies.


We don't know when they'll be coming, but apparently they're coming.


If a naturally aspirated Skyactiv four-cylinder fits, the turbo will fit too.

The Mazda CX-9's new turbocharged four-cylinder could see duty in the brand's other products, which means it's more of a product planning decision than an engineering one.


The improved performance is invisible, and that's the point.


The next Mazdaspeed models are still a few years away.

Mazda will focus its engineering resources on the next generation of Skyactiv engines rather than on building new Mazdaspeed versions of the 3 or 6. Those carswill arrive eventually, though.


Mazda recalls 374,500 total examples of the Mazda6, Mazdaspeed6, and RX-8 in the US to replace their passenger side Takata airbags that could rupture in an accident.