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While there are plenty of midsize sedans in today’s car market, the 2017 Mazda6 shines brightly in the most important areas. The Mazda6’s sporty handling and excellent fuel economy give it a big advantage over the competition. When you visit the Riverside area Mazda dealer, you’ll notice that while the base model looks stunning, the available 19-inch wheels give the sedan an even more pronounced road presence.

The 2017 Mazda6 is a midsize sedan that seats five passengers. Three trim levels are on offer: Sport, Touring and Grand Touring. Front-wheel drive is standard across the lineup.

Powering all models is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 184 horsepower and 185 lb.-ft. of torque. This block is mated to a standard six-speed manual transmission on the Sport and Touring trims, while the Grand Touring gets a standard six-speed automatic that’s available on the other models.

When performance-tested by Edmunds, this sleek sedan took only 7.6 seconds to hit 60 mph from off the line when equipped with the automatic transmission, while the manual made it in 8.1 seconds. In terms of fuel efficiency, the base model gets an EPA-estimated 28 mpg combined (24 city/34 highway) with the manual gearbox.* The automatic boosts these numbers to 29 mpg combined (26 city/35 highway). With the GT Premium package, the Mazda6 achieves 30 mpg combined.

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On the road, the new Mazda6 keeps the ride entertaining at all times. This sedan’s sporty nature makes it an excellent choice for driving enthusiasts, who will love the Mazda6’s responsive performance. Kelley Blue Book wrote: "Where the Mazda6 excels is in handling. It can take a corner like few other mainstream midsize sedans."

The 2017 Mazda6 features one of the most captivating interiors in its class. A leather-wrapped steering wheel and race-inspired gauges promise to make driving a pleasure. Mazda definitely engineered the sedan to be extremely family-friendly. Even tall passengers have ample legroom in the rear. While the standard seats provide lots of comfort, some buyers may want to step up to the Grand Touring model’s leather upholstery.

A significant number of excellent features come standard on the base Sport trim. A 7-inch touchscreen interface is located above the center console. Drivers will also appreciate the standard rearview camera. Other features that come standard include Bluetooth connectivity and a six-speaker audio system with HD radio and internet streaming radio. The upper trims get even more advanced technology, including adaptive auto-leveling LED headlights and an elegant 11-speaker Bose stereo system with satellite radio.

For good reason, the IIHS chose the 2017 Mazda6 as a Top Safety Pick+, with the highest score of Good in all crash tests. This means every passenger will be well protected in the event of a crash. Rear parking sensors are standard on every trim. The Touring and Grand Touring trims get forward collision mitigation and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic as standard equipment.

* All vehicle mileage based on 2017 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.