Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
8/3/20 10:59 a.m.
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"Superb driving dynamics balanced with sophisticated styling." That's how Mazda describes the new 2020 Mazda6. We'll let you judge the styling, but as far as the driving dynamics, the numbers do look promising: 227 horsepower and 187 lb.-ft. of torque on tap—with an extra 23…

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fidelity101 (Forum Supporter)
fidelity101 (Forum Supporter) UltraDork
8/3/20 11:33 a.m.

in the stick non turbo highway speeds I would see ~37mpg in real world situations, driving around town was about 28-29mpg calculated too, really surprised to see the big hit in the "new" model to be honest. I was a bit surprised to find that it was getting better than reported mileage. 

z31maniac
z31maniac MegaDork
8/3/20 12:36 p.m.

The turbo motor only has ONE more torque than the NA engine? devil

For the styling, I think they are quite handsome sedans. The ex-wife had a '15 Grand Touring Mazda 6, it was a really great car and rated at 40 on the hwy. 

In reply to z31maniac :

I'm curious about that too. The peak numbers are confusing for an NA motor vs a turbocharged one. Same torque, more HP usually means more RPM, not boost. Both motors even have the same displacement.

m4ff3w
m4ff3w GRM+ Memberand UberDork
8/3/20 2:25 p.m.
thatsnowinnebago (Forum Supporter) said:

In reply to z31maniac :

I'm curious about that too. The peak numbers are confusing for an NA motor vs a turbocharged one. Same torque, more HP usually means more RPM, not boost. Both motors even have the same displacement.

I think there is a typo on the side colum it says:

 

Torque:
310 lb.-ft at 2000 rpm
z31maniac
z31maniac MegaDork
8/3/20 2:32 p.m.
m4ff3w said:
thatsnowinnebago (Forum Supporter) said:

In reply to z31maniac :

I'm curious about that too. The peak numbers are confusing for an NA motor vs a turbocharged one. Same torque, more HP usually means more RPM, not boost. Both motors even have the same displacement.

I think there is a typo on the side colum it says:

 

Torque:
310 lb.-ft at 2000 rpm

I know, that's why I put the emoji there. wink

1988RedT2
1988RedT2 MegaDork
8/3/20 2:51 p.m.

Same 2.5 turbo engine as the CX-9, therefore same torques, i.e. 310.

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