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2009 Mazda6



  • aviboy97aviboy97 Posts: 3,159
    I purchased mine for $150, and had my techs install them. Plus, they are brighter then Mazda's stock Xenons. Mazda's are 35w 4200K, mine are 35w 5000K.

    I am unsure if there are compatible kits out there yet, though.

    Personally, I would just get the conv. package. I like all the other features, and it makes it worth it.
  • maltbmaltb Posts: 3,572
    As mentioned before...Blind Spot Monitoring is very addictive: you may not think you need it, but once you have it, you are hooked.
  • aviboy97aviboy97 Posts: 3,159
    You can say that about a lot of features. I, for one, think that the keyless ignition is very addictive.
  • what do the adjustable headlights do? and how do you adjust them? the dealership has to?

    and i have never had xenon lights, does this option even make a diference...the adjusting part. lights always light up what they light up for me with ever car i have it necessary?
  • mz6greyghostmz6greyghost Posts: 1,230
    what do the adjustable headlights do? and how do you adjust them? the dealership has to?

    The Xenon headlights have a small rotary knob that allows the driver to adjust the height of the beams as they shine down the road. It allows you to adjust the beam height in the case that you have a higher load of cargo/passengers, they allow you to lower the beam height to not blind oncoming drivers.
  • ohblueohblue Posts: 39
    Thanks, guys...
  • jeffyscottjeffyscott Posts: 3,855
    EPA be damned.

    Why? Because you did not get the EPA numbers when you drove the car in a way that differs from the EPA test?
  • chikoochikoo Posts: 3,008
    Malty.....howdy my friend!!!!!! Long time No see
  • I really want to purchase a Mazda6 i Touring with the convenience package.... I know I can get the S-plan by joining the World Karting Association, but I believe it's too late for me to sign up to get the $1000 private launch coupon.

    Do you know if the Private Launch coupon is transferabble? If so, does anyone have an extra one they are willing to sell to me! I am willing to pay $$$$.

    If you can, please send me a friend request and leave me a comment! Thanks.
  • Hi everyone...

    I'm looking to buy an I-touring with the Convenience and Moonroof/Bose packages very soon.

    I have the S-plan, and the breakdown listed on the Ford employee website.

    However, I was wondering if the additional $400 S-plan incentive has expired or not, and if anyone knows if that is available in PA.

    Thanks in advance.
  • maltbmaltb Posts: 3,572
    Hey Chikoo! Still doin what i do, where I do.

    Are you looking to get a new 6 or still having fun with the old one?
  • m6userm6user Posts: 2,897
    I think he meant that he got better than the EPA and was remarking about how the Mazda6's "real world" mpg is a lot better than the EPA numbers. I also get better than EPA with my 07 Mazda6 but I can usually do better in most any car if driven right. I don't think Mazda is that unique in beating the current EPA numbers.
  • 4rman4rman Posts: 30
    Well. I checked with the dealer and they do not offer/have low dust ceramic brake pads for a car this new. I double checked a few 09 M6s on the lot and the excessive brake dust is definitely a problem for me. Went through it with a Tribute and don't want to go through it again.

    I think I am going to go with a 09 Camry SE.

    09 M 6 is definitely a beautiful car!!! Thx.
  • chikoochikoo Posts: 3,008
    I am thoroughly enjoying the the hilt. Just got a new throttle body, and it purrs like a kitten all the way to 6K. I am running 235/40/18 on them and pushing through turns is pure joy due to the minimal understeer. It is bordering on neutral if you turn hard and quick in the turns, with the tail following like a well obedient slave :).
  • dman24dman24 Posts: 11
    Hey all, I was wondering if anyone could post their experience thus far on the mileage on the 6 s (6 cyl). I will probably be getting an 09 Mazda 6 sometime this month. I like the look of it more than the 4 cylinder (nicer rims and also the dual exhaust looks really good) plus it drives really well. The salesman was definitely pushing the 6 on me. "You know you love how this car runs and the boost...." I really didnt need convincing that I liked the power. but he even told me that the mileage was really good with 17 and 25 EPA! Thank you for your responses.
  • aviboy97aviboy97 Posts: 3,159
    You put a new throttle body on it already? What was the reason?
  • I'm also interested in hearing what the S-plan rebate will be for October. Does anybody know if it changed or is it still $400? I know it jumps around. In August it was $500, September $400, now October ??? I'm in the Ohio region, if that makes a difference.

    Can anyone help me out? Thanks.
  • rupbrerupbre Posts: 12
    I now have over 4000 miles on my v6 gt. I'm getting from 25 to 26 mpg. It is 70% highway and 30% city. Usually drive the speed limit or a little over.
  • dman24dman24 Posts: 11
    25 or 26 over all? I would definitely go for that, but when I saw 17 and 25 on the EPA on the window that made me doubtful. I love the car. Driving it is so much fun!
  • I can assure u that sticker is on the $ with 17/25 MPG.
    I have s Grand Touring with 1500 miles on it & city is only 17 & highway 25.
    I baby the car & keep RPM's @ or below 2000 so I doubt others are getting better?
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