All-new Mazda 6 Skyactiv now in Malaysia! (lots of photos)

Thanks to Mazda (Prima Merdu Sdn Bhd) Sri Petaling branch manager, William Leong giving me a chance to get a closer look on the All-New Mazda Skyactiv before official launch. Just as expected, Mazda cars used to look better in real life compare to photos and even the promo videos.


(one can differentiate with higher spec 2.5L by rim size [17″ vs 19″] and absence of sun roof)

The new sixth here looks just gorgeous, especially the agressive direct-drop-down front grille that stick to KODO design theme as Takeri concept car. Lower height of 1450mm does help to make the car less boxy, curving cut on bonnet helps front face appear visually wider and more muscular.


(almost a 90° vertical front face compares to current sharper smiley front design)

The 2013 Mazda 6 variant (code: GLJ8 RAQ) that i met in showroom is a Blue Reflex Mica Sedan equipped with 2.0-Liter Skyactiv-G gasoline engine that produce 153hp at 6,000 rpm and 200 Nm at 4,000 rpm. In addition, the car is “LOoooong” (4,865mm), longer than uncle car Camry (4,815mm) and 110 mm longer than the outgoing Mazda 6 model (4,755mm) but with relatively light weight of 1393kg compares to Camry’s 1445kg


(very neat engine compartment as in all Mazda cars)

The first Malaysia Mazda model that comes with i-stop technology, it helps on fuel saving by shutting down engine automatically when the car stop-still and restart to resume drive. For transmission, it is the same Skyactiv-Drive 6-speed AT as other variants.


(turn off i-stop with the button while aggressive driving required)

Previous model have a limited interior space, especially the short rear legroom. Mazda listened to their customer by creates a more spacious and comfortable cabin compare with outgoing model, results:

  • front Shoulder room of 1,450mm (20mm wider)
  • front Legroom of 984mm (37mm increased)
  • rear seat cushion with 20mm longer and 33mm taller on back seat height
  • rear seat knee clearance increased with 43mm
  • rear centre armrest enlarged 60mm
  • huge boot capacity of 438 litre, with one push open 90 degrees hinge for easy loading (32mm wider)

  • (spacious rear legroom and bigger armrest, good for tall peoples)

    Examples of gadgets equipped with 2.0L are: power adjustable leather seat with memory, 6 SRS Airbags, cruise control, tribos coating and reverse camera. Retail price with insurance for 2.0L Sedan is RM 159,440.20 and offcial launch will be on end of March 2013. Check out 2013 Mazda 6 full specification and equipment list at here and pricing details for each variant: 2013 Mazda6 Price List.


    (D-segment Mazda 6, Compact SUV Mazda CX-5 and B-segment Mazda 2)

    For further information, contact Mr. William Leong (017-811 8660 / 03-9056 1989) or raise your questions at Prima Merdu Sdn Bhd (Sri Petaling) Facebook group.

    Comments (3)

    […] Saw a new 2013 Mazda 6 in parked outside of the show room, it is the same 2.0-Liter Skyactiv-G as Mazda 6 Blue Reflex Mica seen two weeks ago, but in the color of Soul Red […]

    5 years ago

    […] allow driver controls over audio, phone, navigation and setup. For coverage on Mazda 6 2.0L refer here, refer here for more real life photos (ex: exclude all the spot lights, dirty with dust), full […]

    4 years ago
    kar2on

    huge boot capacity of 438 litre, with one push open 90 degrees hinge for easy loading (32mm wider)

    I think you mean 483

    4 years ago

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