Mazda Vision Coupe concept side profile

Are there any Mazda vehicles with a V6?

Is Mazda Making an Inline-6 Engine?

Here at Capistrano Mazda in San Juan Capistrano, CA, we love the new Mazda3 Turbo and CX-30 Turbo. The turbocharged 2.5L Skyactiv-G engine is brilliant. However, Mazda uses the engine in vehicle types that would often have a V6 for other companies. It leaves many people wondering…

Are there any Mazda vehicles with a six-cylinder engine? Let’s take a look.

New Mazda Inline-Six Confirmed

While there are no Mazda vehicles currently in production that use a six-cylinder engine, it has been confirmed by a Mazda spokesperson in a statement to Car & Driver magazine that a new longitudinal inline six-cylinder engine is in the works for unspecified Mazda vehicles in the future. It will seemingly come in a couple variants. One will feature a 48-volt hybrid system. Another will use compression-ignition-capable Skyactiv-X technology (click here to see what Skyactiv-X tech is).

Which Vehicles Will Have the I6?

Mazda Vision Coupe concept head-on view

No vehicles have yet been confirmed to use the new inline-six. However, the Vision Coupe concept from a couple of years ago has a very long engine compartment, which is indicative of vehicle having a longitudinal inline-six. Some publications have speculated that the next-gen Mazda6 is essentially going to be an adaptation of the Vision Coupe concept, though there isn’t any Mazda-confirmed evidence to support that. Some publications also pose the CX-9 as a possible recipient of the new inline-six. Again, there is no Mazda confirmation, but is based off the face that the CX-9 is the only Mazda vehicle that always comes standard with a turbocharged engine, making it a likely candidate to get a high-powered engine such as the new inline-six.

Does Mazda make an EV?

Get a New Mazda for Less

Want to buy a new Mazda? Make sure to check out our new Mazda specials! And don’t forget to check out the current Mazda incentives to make sure you’re getting the lowest price on your dream Mazda.