Update for Mazda 6 and CX - 5

Los Angeles ( USA ), 20 November 2014

The Mazda CX - 3 is one of the most important cars at the LA Auto Show ( 21 to 30 November 2014). Finally, the company is planning to compete with Opel Mokka and Skoda Yeti in the rapidly growing segment of small SUVs. But next Mazda presents two novelties: the updated versions of the sedan and wagon series " 6 " and the CX - fifth

Adaptive LED headlights

Both models radiate now ?? depending on equipment fitted as standard or optional ?? with full LED headlamps, together with dynamic cornering lights in the night. On order is also an adaptive full-LED light. It automatically turns individual light segments in a targeted or ?? that the road will always optimally illuminate without dazzling other road users. Also new are the radiator grille: You now have horizontal struts.

Lane Assist guides back on track

In addition, Mazda has expanded the assistance systems: The active lane assist, both with the CX-5 and Mazda 6 can be equipped, not only vibrates the steering wheel when unintentional lane departure, but also steers back on track. And the CX - 5 can now be equipped with a radar-based distance control and an active braking intervention in case of imminent collision.

New Auspark Wizard

Both Mazda can now be ordered with the Advanced Emergency Brake Assist City - Plus. Up to 30 km / h, it not only prevents collisions with the front man ( or mitigates the consequences of a collision ), but also slows down when reversing before the man behind. New is an assistant that warns when maneuvering from a cross gap before crossing traffic. And depending on the equipment on board is also a sleep protection, optionally prompting the driver to drive a rest area.

192 hp in the top CX - 5

The new top engine in the CX - 5 is a 192-hp gasoline engine Skyactiv. The 2.5 - liter engine derives its power through a six-speed automatic transmission for four-wheel drive. The engine has the capacitor - based braking energy recovery system i - Poole, which for the first time holds in the CX - 5 catchment. New Mazda 6 is the option to combine the two diesel with 150 hp and 175 each with a four-wheel drive.

Driving mode switch

Both the " 6 ", and the CX - 5 versions with petrol engine and six-speed automatic to be additionally equipped with a drive mode switch that allows the shift characteristics of the transmission can be adjusted. Another innovation of the manufacturer calls a head-up display for the " 6 " as an option. Known from the new " 3 " connectivity system MZD Connect is now also available for purchase for both models. It allows mobile access to numerous Internet and social media functions. And: The center console and the operating unit of the air conditioner were designed chic.

Now electric parking brake

In CX - 5 and 6 gave the hand brake handle of the electric parking brake button. This also means the consoles were redesigned ?? which has created more space for shelves. After her show debut in California, the new Mazda 6 and CX - 5 are available from February 27, 2015 in the exhibition rooms of the German Mazda dealer. The first cars will be delivered in spring 2015. There is no information about prices . (HD)