News 2018 Mazda6 With 2.5-Liter Turbo Rated 10.2/7.6 L/100km
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A refresh endowed the 2018 Mazda6 with updated looks and athat offers customers the power many have been clamoring for. That engine delivers a welcome 250 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque when running premium fuel, and now we know what kind of gas mileage it gets.
Official fuel economy estimates for the 2018 Mazda6 line were posted recently on the EPA's fueleconomy.gov, and the 2.5-liter turbo version is rated at 23/31/26 mpg (10.2/7.6/9 L/100km) city/highway/combined. Not surprisingly, those figures come in below the naturally aspirated 2.5-liter with the six-speed automatic transmission (26/35/29 mpg (9/6.7/8.1 L/100km)), but they're not much lower than the manual-equipped 2.5-liter (24/33/27 mpg (9.8/7.1/8.7 L/100km)). The Mazda6's turbo engine comes paired exclusively with a six-speed automatic and features cylinder deactivation.
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Iconic sports car conducts winter testing in icy conditionsLike the car we spied earlier, this prototype highlights the evolutionary styling updates coming to the next-generation 911 lineup including the double LED daytime running light strips in the lower part of the front fascia. The headlights retain the same layout as the current model, with two stacked projectors surrounded by four smaller LED lamps.
The 2018 Mazda6's 2.5-liter turbo-four is for the most part on par with the turbo 2.0-liters of the midsize class. The new engine comes in 1 mpg (235.2 L/100km) shy of the(22/32/26 mpg (10.7/7.3/9 L/100km)) in highway mileage but has a 1-mpg (235.2-L/100km) advantage in the city. Versus the 2018 EX-L 2.0T (23/34/27 mpg (10.2/6.9/9.4 L/100km)), however, the Mazda6 is rated the same in the city and down 3 mpg (78.4 L/100km) on the highway. Meanwhile, the beats the 2018 2.0T (22/32/26 mpg (10.7/7.3/9 L/100km)) by 1 mpg (235.2 L/100km) in the city, but comes up 1 mpg (235.2 L/100km) short on the highway. Compared to the 2018 2.0 EcoBoost (21/31/25 mpg (11.2/7.6/9.4 L/100km)), however, the Mazda6 turbo is more efficient in the city. Up against the equipped with the 3.5-liter V-6 (22/33/26 mpg (10.7/7.1/9 L/100km)), the Mazda is more efficient in the city but sacrifices 2 mpg (117.6 L/100km) to the naturally aspirated six-cylinder on the highway.
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Though the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published crash data for a 2018 Mazda6 with all-wheel drive, there's no sign of such a model on the EPA's website. Mazda's North America CEO expressed interest in an all-wheel-drive Mazda6 for the U.S. market, but so far Mazda hasn't officially confirmed a variant with four driven wheels.
Second-Generation 2019 Kia K900 Teased Ahead of Official Reveal .
Full-size luxury sedan could debut very soonKia has released the first teaser for the second-generation K900, the brand's rear-drive full-size luxury sedan. The profile shot reveals a more traditional silhouette, hinting at a less swoopy exterior design compared to the current model. Additionally, the headlights look like they've got a new LED accent pattern with two strips in the cluster that mimic the taillights' light pattern.