The Mazda 6 earns good ratings in all IIHS crashworthiness tests, including the newest evaluation for protection in passenger-side small overlap front crashes.
When equipped with optional Smart Brake Support and standard Smart City Brake Support, the Mazda 6 earns a superior rating for front crash prevention. The technology prevented a collision in the 12 mph IIHS track test. In the 25 mph test, it reduced the impact speed by an average of 24 mph. It also includes a forward collision warning component that meets National Highway Traffic Safety Administration criteria.