Mazda Releases Facelifted Atenza (Mazda 6) in Japan


Mazda started sales of the new Mazda Altenza (aka Mazda 6) in the Japanese market. It is available in three body styles with the sedan, hatchback, and wagon. The new Mazda 6 got a facelift with new sportier and aggressive design. The front fascia features the five-point grille with strong lines that flow from the grille to the A-pillars, and contours that extend from the bottom of the lower grille horizontally along the foglight bezels.

The 2.0-liter engine will be available on Atenza models in both the Sedan and Sport Wagon body types, which has been updated with Mazda’s direct injection MZR 2.0L DISI gasoline engine.Improvements to driving performance include updated power steering and suspension settings that have resulted in better handling and straight-line stability at high speeds, with newly optimized front and rear suspension to give a premium quality ride and enhanced comfort.

Prices are ranging from $23,000 for the Sedan and up to $30,000 for the Sport Wagon models. See the review video below of the 2010 Mazda 6. What do you think?