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Mazda Reveals Updated Mazda6 and Mazda CX-5

- On display at the Los Angeles Auto Show alongside the all-new Mazda CX-3 and all-new Mazda MX-5 -

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HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation today revealed updated versions of the Mazda6 (known as Mazda Atenza in Japan) and Mazda CX-5 at the Los Angeles Auto Show.*1 The updated models will go on sale in Japan and the USA in January 2015 before being rolled out to other global markets.


Updated Mazda6 (US specification) Updated CX-5 (US specification)
Updated Mazda6 (US specification) Updated CX-5 (US specification)


Both the updated Mazda6 and CX-5 adopt Mazda's latest ideas and technologies to offer new levels of depth and maturity. They feature a more refined design expression, enhanced dynamic performance for a higher-quality and more comfortable ride, the Mazda Connect car connectivity system,*2 and Mazda's i-ACTIVSENSE advanced safety technologies. Furthermore, they become the first Mazda models to adopt new-generation Adaptive LED Headlights (ALH),*3 offering the driver enhanced hazard-recognition support at night.


The updated Mazda6 and CX-5 are on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show together with the all-new Mazda CX-3 compact crossover SUV and all-new Mazda MX-5 (Mazda Roadster in Japan), the automaker's iconic two-seater open-top sports car.


Mazda's Representative Director, President and CEO, Masamichi Kogai said, "Since their introduction, our new-generation models have proven very popular among customers. Now, with our CX-3 to be introduced into the fast-growing compact SUV segment, the updated Mazda6 and CX-5 reflecting our latest technologies and ideas, and the all-new MX-5 as a symbol of the Mazda brand, our new-generation line-up responds to the needs of an even wider range of customers. Moving forward, we will continue refining our new-generation models with the hope that these products will enrich people's lives, and help to build a strong and lasting bond between Mazda and our customers."


  • *1 Open to the press from November 18 through 20, and to the public from November 21 through 30, 2014.
  • *2 The name Mazda Connect is used in Japan, USA, Canada and Mexico. The system is referred to as MZD Connect in other markets.
  • *3 Availability depends on country or region.