2014 Mazda 6 Fuel Economy Numbers Announced by Automaker


  • 2014 Mazda Mazda6 Action Front 3/4 Picture

    2014 Mazda Mazda6 Action Front 3/4 Picture

    The redesigned 2014 Mazda 6 returns 26 mpg city/37 highway with the Skyactiv-G 2.5-liter four-cylinder and the standard six-speed manual. | January 04, 2013

Just the Facts:
  • The redesigned 2014 Mazda 6 returns 26 mpg in city driving and 37 mpg on the highway when equipped with the Skyactiv-G 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and the standard six-speed manual transmission, Mazda said on Thursday.
  • Mazda did not provide fuel economy numbers on the 2014 Mazda 6 with the Skyactiv-D 2.2-liter clean diesel engine that will debut in the second half of the year.
  • The 2014 Mazda 6 with the base engine and an optional six-speed automatic transmission returns 26 mpg in city driving and 38 mpg on the highway.

IRVINE, California — The redesigned 2014 Mazda 6 returns 26 mpg in city driving and 37 mpg on the highway when equipped with the Skyactiv-G 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and the standard six-speed manual transmission, Mazda said on Thursday.

Mazda did not provide fuel economy numbers on the 2014 Mazda 6 with the Skyactiv-D 2.2-liter clean diesel engine that will debut in the second half of the year.

The 2014 Mazda 6 with the base engine and an optional six-speed automatic transmission returns 26 mpg in city driving and 38 mpg on the highway.

The EPA has not yet posted official fuel economy numbers on the 2014 Mazda 6 on its Web site.

The 2014 Mazda 6's fuel economy has improved versus the outgoing model. The 2013 Mazda 6 with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and five-speed automatic transmission returns 21 mpg in city driving and 30 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA.

The 2013 Nissan Altima, one of the chief rivals of the Mazda 6, returns 27 mpg in city driving and 38 mpg on the highway, when equipped with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic transmission, according to the EPA.

The 2013 Ford Fusion with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and six-speed automatic transmission returns 22 mpg in city driving and 34 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA. The 2013 Fusion with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine and six-speed manual transmission returns 25 mpg in city driving and 37 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA.

Edmunds says: When it comes to fuel economy, competition is tight in the midsize sedan market.

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