What are the Mazda6 Safety Ratings?

September 24th, 2019 by

Mazda6 Driving

Drivers that want advanced tech, premium comfort, and dynamic performance are quick to turn to the Mazda6. But do Mazda6 safety ratings match all its other benefits? Of course! Earning top safety scores in independent safety tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Mazda6 safety rating is sure to impress!
Take a look at the Mazda safety rating from each before you visit our Sarasota-area showroom for an in-depth test drive.

Mazda6 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Rating

Boasting a “Good+” score for child seat anchors ease of use, and “Superior” for front crash prevention, there’s no wonder Mazda6 safety ratings earned it a “Top Safety Pick” award from the IIHS! The Mazda6 safety rating also includes a “Good” score in these crashworthiness areas:

  • Roof strength
  • Head restraints and seats
  • Small overlap front
  • Moderate overlap front
  • Side

Mazda6 stopped at corner for pedestrians

Mazda6 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Rating

Wondering about NHTSA safety ratings as well? You’ll be glad to know that the Mazda6 overall NHTSA safety rating is a perfect 5-star score! Earning a 5-star rating for front and side crash tests and a 4-star rating for the rollover crash test, you’ll have peace of mind while behind the wheel of a new Mazda6 available at our Palmetto-area dealership.

Mazda6 Safety Features

How does the Mazda6 keep drivers in Tampa and Brandon so safe? 2019 Mazda6 models are equipped with a full set of airbags, standard traction and stability control, and a high-strength cage. Drivers who want even more peace of mind will surely enjoy i-ACTIVSENSE® and its suite of driver-assistance features. i-ACTIVSENSE® utilizes sensors, cameras, and intervention measures to help monitor your surroundings and potentially prevent collisions! Mazda6 safety featuresinclude:

  • Lane-Keep Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Traffic Sign Recognition System
  • Smart Brake Support
  • High Beam Control
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop and Go
  • Adaptive Front Lighting System
  • Advanced Smart City Brake Support
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Experience the Mazda6 Safety in Person at Cox Mazda

When it comes to peace of mind, Mazda safety ratings are a sure bet. When you’re ready to get behind the wheel of a new Mazda6, find your favorite model available in our online inventory, and then contact Cox Mazda to schedule a test drive! We’ll be more than happy to walk you through Mazda6 safety rating, features, and more.

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