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    2024 Mazda
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    Based on the Mazda Mazda 6 G35 GT SP
    Based on the Volkswagen Passat 206TSI R-LINE
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Transporting thingsTransporting things
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    62L
    434 to 471 km
    66L
    475 to 535 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $36,290 - $55,685
    $48,990 - $67,790
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    CarExpert's Take

    Jack Quick
    Assistant Production Editor
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Powerful turbo engine
    • Well equipped
    • Beautiful burgundy leather upholstery
    Misses
    • Archaic infotainment system
    • A little thirsty in town
    • Occasionally harsh and brittle ride
    Anthony Crawford
    Senior Road Tester
    Anthony Crawford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • It's the ultimate affordable sleeper with muscular straight-line performance
    • Adaptive suspension makes this a delight on long hauls and quick through the corners
    • Huge boot and loaded to the hilt with kit
    Misses
    • A more satisfying engine note would be nice
    • Enjoying your Passat 206TSI R-Line comes at a cost at the bowser
    • Get used to three-point turns

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    NA
    • Metallic Paint (+$900)
    • Pearl Effect Paint (+$900)

    Colours Available

    The following finishes are no-cost options:

    • Sonic Silver metallic
    • Jet Black mica
    • Deep Crystal blue mica
    • Platinum Quartz metallic

    The following are $795 options:

    • Rhodium White metallic
    • Machine Grey metallic
    • Polymetal Grey metallic
    • Soul Red Crystal metallic

    The 20th Anniversary comes exclusively in Artisan Red or Rhodium White metallic finishes, at no extra cost.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, DIRECT FUEL INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    24881984
    Size (L)
    2.5L2.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 4, INLINE 4TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    140kW - 173kW162kW - 206kW
    Power RPM
    5000 - 60004500 - 5600
    Torque
    252Nm - 420Nm350Nm
    Torque RPM
    2000 - 40001500 - 1700
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    13 - 14.59.3 - 9.6

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