Mazda6 Named 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick and Earns Top IIHS Rating for Child Seats

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda Brand, Mazda6, New Models, Safety on Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 at 8:08 pm
Overhead View of Red 2019 Mazda6 with Sunroof

What Are the 2019 Mazda6 Safety Features and Safety Ratings?

Families in search of a Mazda car or crossover will find that safety is at the top of the list and few entries will deliver family-friendly safety like the 2019 Mazda6 at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown. When safety is a priority, many families interested in the Mazda6 want to know – what are the 2019 Mazda6 safety features and safety ratings? Find out with this guide to Mazda6 safety features, ratings and awards!


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Standard 2019 Mazda6 Safety Features and Technology

Black and Red Cars in a Crash on White BackgroundTo upgrade your behind-the-wheel safety, Mazda engineers have added standard Mazda i-ACTIVSENSE® safety systems to the 2019 Mazda6 spec sheet. All 2019 Mazda6 entries come standard with Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning with Lane-Keep Assist, Smart Brake Support and Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go. Additional features that impact safety include auto-leveling LED headlights, a rearview camera, LATCH child safety seat anchors, a Tire Pressure Monitoring System, High Beam Control and a 360-Degree Surround View Camera System.

2019 Mazda6 Safety Ratings and Awards

In order to earn an IIHS Top Safety Pick award, a vehicle must pass Driver-Side Small Overlap Front, Moderate Overlap Front, Side, Roof Strength and Head Restraint crash tests with a Good rating and must achieve a Good or Acceptable rating in the Passenger-Side Small Overlap Front test. In addition to the ever-important crash tests, IIHS Top Safety Picks must earn an Advanced or Superior rating in Front Crash Prevention tests and a Good or Acceptable grade for headlights. The award-winning 2019 Mazda6 earned a Good rating in all six IIHS crash tests. To make the Mazda6 even more attractive to families, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given the Mazda midsize sedan a top Good+ rating for child car seat installation and ease of use.


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Are you looking for a family-friendly midsize sedan that delivers award-winning safety? The 2019 Mazda6 will deliver and many car shoppers want to know – what are the 2019 Mazda6 safety features and safety ratings? Find out with this in-depth guide to Mazda6 safety. Visit the Gwatney Mazda of Germantown inventory today to test drive a 2019 Mazda6 in Memphis!

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