The Mazda 6 is a mid sized family car range that was launched in 2002. The range is known as the Mazda Atenza in China and Japan. It won the Best Family Car award in 2013 and 2014 and has gained success worldwide. Currently in its third generation, the range is fitted with a sleek body and attractive design. It is popular in particular with its target audience, as the vehicle is spacious enough for a family and practical for both home and work life. The range is available with a variety of petrol and diesel engines, although the 2.2 litre SkyActiv-D diesel motor is by far the most popular in the line up. This diesel engine is highly efficient and smooth to drive, delivering a decent performance. In all, the Mazda 6 is a excellent family saloon range that is both practical and fun to drive.