2016 Mazda 6 Safety Ratings and Features

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda6 on Sunday, December 13th, 2015 at 11:14 am
2016 Mazda6 safety ratings and features

Mazda is in the news once again for its safety performance. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has finished its 2016 ratings. Three Mazda vehicle have been named a 2016 Top Safety Pick Plus by the nonprofit IIHS organization. We’ll touch on the 2016 Mazda 6 safety ratings and features, as well as the other vehicles that garnered a top safety pick rating from the IIHS

The IIHS runs vehicles through a gauntlet of challenges. In order to attain a Top Safety Pick Plus, a vehicles must garner a rating of “good” in five body-structure categories that includes small-overlap crash-testing and score “advanced” in collision-prevention technology like automatic braking.

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The group of Mazda vehicles that have received the Top Safety Pick Plus recognition include the Mazda CX-5, Mazda 3, and Mazda 6. These vehicles are equipped with the full-suite of i-ACTIVSENSE advanced safety technology.

What does i-ACTIVSENSE safety technology include?

  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC)
  • Smart City Brake Support (low speeds)
  • Smart City Brake Support (high speeds)
  • Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Adaptive Front-lighting System
  • High Beam Control
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Distance Recognition Support System
2016 Mazda6 safety ratings and features
2016 Mazda 6 safety features


More about the 2016 Mazda 6

The 2016 Mazda is family sized sedan, available with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission. Its newly revamped interior is one of the best in its class with an elegant, modern design and premium accouterments. The 2016 Mazda 6 features KODO – Soul of Motion design, exclusive to the Mazda brand. After the recent debut of the 2016 Mazda CX-9, every vehicle in the Mazda lineup sports the KODO design principles.

The safety features present in the 2016 Mazda 6 make it the ideal family sedan; only this one is actually fun to drive!

If you’d like to take a closer look at the award winning Mazda CX-5, Mazda 3, or Mazda 6, stop in at Serra Mazda and get behind the wheel. We carry a wide variety of trim levels for our customers to choose from.

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