Mazda6 takes Top Safety Rating
The U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given the 2018 Mazda6 its “2018 Top Safety Pick” rating.
Mazda has announced the 2018 Mazda6 mid-size sedan has been named as a U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) “2018 Top Safety Pick” recipient, when equipped with optional Adaptive Front-Lighting System.
To qualify as a 2018 Top Safety Pick, the non-profit IIHS mandates a vehicle must earn “Good” ratings in the driver-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests.
It also must earn an “Advanced” or “Superior” rating for front crash prevention and an “Acceptable” or “Good” headlight rating.
Standard safety features equipped in the Mazda6 Sport trim level include an electronic parking brake, rearview camera, Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.
Other newly standard features include LED headlights and taillights and Smart City Brake Support, which can automatically apply the brakes in emergency situations below 19 mph.
When paired with its available six-speed automatic transmission, Mazda6 Sport can be had with the i-Activsense package, further adding Smart Brake Support, Lane-Departure Warning, adaptive Mazda Radar Cruise Control, Lane-Keep Assist, High Beam Control, automatic on/off headlights and rain-sensing windshield wipers.
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