‘Best Upper Medium’ Accolade at Fleet News Awards Given to The Mazda6
Another accolade has been given to the all-new Mazda 6 by the fleet motor industry experts, as car of choice in the upper medium category, battling tough competition from brands like Vauxhall, Hyundai, Ford and VW.
The ‘Best Upper Medium’ Award was given to the all-new Mazda6 at the Fleet News Awards, held in London, the car was praised for its ground-breaking SKYACTIV technology and its class-leading efficiency and its ‘exceptional’ drive experience. The Mazda6 Tourer was also shortlisted in the ‘Best Estate category’ and the Mazda CX-5 was highly commended in the ‘Best Crossover category’.
The judging panel summarised the selection of the all-new Mazda 6 as “The Mazda6 offers power with efficiency. Its ground-breaking technology in using lightweight materials and re-engineering the drivetrain has resulted in excellent, highly efficient petrol and diesel engines. The car is well equipped and exceptional to drive, while the judges noted the fleet-friendly badging for a simplified line up.”
The award was accepted by Head of Fleet at Mazda Steve Tomlinson and he commented “It is with great pleasure that we accept this accolade for the Mazda6. Thanks to Mazda’s breakthrough SKYACTIV technology, engineers have been able to deliver class-leading environmental credentials without resorting to the smaller engine displacements of some rivals”.
“Company car drivers can obtain the seemingly impossible of top-notch diesel performance with unrivaled low emissions and excellent fuel economy courtesy of the all-new Mazda6,” he adds.
The all-new Mazda 6 starts from £19,595 to £28,045 (on the road). The 2.2-litre SKYACTIV-D Saloon diesel comes with class-leading CO2 emissions of just £108g/km and has a combined fuel consumption of 67.3mpg. The Benefit in Kind Tax for a 40 percent tax payer is £127 a month (Sport Trim).