2021 MAZDA6 Safety Ratings

January 25th, 2021 by

2021 Mazda6

When you’re looking for a new sedan for your family’s New Haven drives, there’s no doubt safety is a top concern. The 2021 Mazda6 has the safety ratings among top scores from tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Learn more about the Mazda safety ratings of the new Mazda6 at Hamden Mazda and feel free to browse our new Mazda inventory to find the perfect new Mazda6 for sale that suits your daily drives.

MAZDA6 Safety Rating: IIHS

The Mazda6, much like other models in the brand’s extensive model lineup, Mazda safety ratings by scoring a “Top Safety Pick” title from the IIHS. Ratings are done on a scale of poor to good and basic to superior. The Mazda6 scored an overall “good” and “superior” in the following ratings: 

  • Small overlap front: driver and passenger side
  • Moderate overlap front
  • Side 
  • Roof strength
  • Head restraints and seats
  • Headlights (varies by trim)
  • Front crash prevention
  • LATCH ease of use

MAZDA6 Safety Rating: NHTSA

The Mazda6 overall NHTSA safety rating reached the highest-possible five-star rating, meaning it offers truly top-level protection. The Mazda6 received a four-star rating in the front-passenger side category and rollover category. Every other category received a five-star rating, making the Mazda6 overall NHTSA safety rating five stars. 

MAZDA6 Safety Features

To earn the fantastic Mazda safety ratings, the Mazda6 boasts an impressive array of safety features to have your back on the North Haven roads. Along with the standard camera and airbag systems in place, here are the safety features that give the Mazda6 a reputation for safety:

  • Daytime running lights
  • Blind spot protection
  • Lane departure warning system
  • I-Activsense system
  • High beam control
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Advanced smart city brake support
  • Traffic sign recognition system

The Mazda6 overall NHTSA safety rating and IIHSA scores were earned through`, and the Mazda6 has earned its title as a top safety pick. Learn more about all of the specific safety features when you visit Hamden Mazda. 

Stay Safe with the MAZDA6 in Hamden

Experience the Mazda6 safety features and performance for yourself when you visit Hamden Mazda. Contact us today to see how you can take home the safety, technology, and features found in a new Mazda6.


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