A simple refresh makes the Mazda 6 Wagon even more desirable

It debuts in Geneva next month
by Tom Harrison | Feb 6, 2018

It’s easy to overlook the Mazda 6, especially in the sedan-crazy Philippine market. It isn’t an SUV, so it isn’t selling like proverbial hotcakes, and the current model has been on sale for what feels like a very long time indeed.

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But every now and then we’re reminded of its existence. And with that comes the realization that yes, this is a car we like very much. It’s good looking, good to drive and from a brand that, quite simply, doesn’t make a bad car. An unsung hero, if you like.

And Mazda’s just announced it’s getting another facelift, this one bringing a “more mature, elegant and refined exterior design”, a revised interior with completely new seats, improved engines and driving dynamics, better aero for less NVH, and more active safety tech. These are all good things.

Alongside the refreshed 6 at next month’s Geneva Motor Show, Mazda will also display the Vision Coupe and Kai Concept—the second of which previews the next 3 and Mazda’s deeply clever compression ignition Skyactiv-X gasoline engine.

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As of now Mazda already has one the most solid lineups in the market. Based on what's coming this year, it looks like the range is about to get better.

NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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