2014 Mazda 6 Popular Mechanics Car of the Year
Automotive awards season is somewhat of a make or break for new and redesigned vehicles. While only a finite number of vehicles can be named car of the year or class leaders by automotive experts and journalists, landing atop any of these lists often is indicative of the success cars will have at dealerships. Although t Mazda’s redesigned mid-size sedan already has been a trendy choice at the Bill Jacobs Mazda lot, it is sure to get a boost after the 2014 Mazda 6 was named Popular Mechanics Car of the Year.
With a dramatic redesign for the 2014 model year, Popular Mechanic praised the 2014 Mazda 6 for its combination of form and function. Jim Meigs, editor-in-chief of Popular Mechanics explained the publication’s appreciation for the sedan saying — “We love it when bold engineering and great design come together. The Mazda6 really impressed us with how well it delivers so many things modern car owners want: great mileage, fun road-handling, upscale features and looks – and remarkable value.”
Mazda 6 Earns Top Honors from Popular Mechanics
The bold engineering Popular Mechanics refers to stems from the 2014 Mazda 6’s 2.5-liter four-cylinder Skyactiv® engine that generates 184 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque. With fuel-economy that soars to the 40 mpg highway mark when paired with an automatic transmission and equipped with Mazda’s i-ELOOP regenerative braking technology, the 2014 Mazda 6 near Chicago, IL is a satisfying performer that sets the bar for its class.
With a sporty exterior and an elegant interior filled with the latest tech features, the 2014 Mazda 6 will live up to its Popular Mechanics Car of the Year title for any driver looking for true automotive excellence in the mid-size sedan segment. Find the Car of the Year at Bill Jacobs Mazda and find out why Popular Mechanics put it atop its rankings for 2014.