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2006 MODEL YEAR CHANGES
2006 MODEL YEAR CHANGES

2006 MODEL YEAR CHANGES

Mazda3 (sedan)

MSRP:
GX: $16,495
GS: $17,895
GT: $21,545

  • 2.0L engine horsepower increase - 150hp (previously 148hp)
  • 5-speed automatic transmission available on 2.3L models
  • Standard CD player on GX trim
  • Addition of exterior temperature gauge on all trim levels
  • Trip computer with fuel economy/range, and average speed data (GS/GT)
  • Micron air filter - Added to all models with air conditioning
  • Exterior colours added: Snow Flake White Pearl (GT)



Mazda3 Sport (hatchback)

MSRP:
GS: $20,395
GT: $21,695

  • 5-speed automatic transmission replaces 4-speed
  • LED "Hanabi" Tail Lamps (GT)
  • Exterior temperature gauge standard on all models
  • Trip computer with fuel economy/range, and average speed data
  • Micron air filter - Added to all models with air conditioning
  • Exterior colours added: Copper Red & Snow Flake White Pearl (GT)
  • Exterior colours deleted: Sunset Orange Mica



Mazda6 (sedan)

MSRP:
GS I-4: $23,795
GT I-4: $29,895
GS V6: $25,995
GT V6: $32,895

  • 5-speed automatic transmission replaces the 4-speed AT on the I4 engine
  • V6 horsepower change from 220 to 215
  • V6 torque increases from 192 to 199
  • Changes in fuel economy
  • Increase in front brake size from 283mm to 299mm
  • New sporty front and rear bumpers standard on all trims
  • New sport grille for GT-V6
  • Black housing on the headlights for GT-V6
  • Sport type black rear combination taillamp bezel for GT-V6
  • Dual exhaust mufflers with bright oval finishers standard on all trims
  • Fog lights relocated to lower front valence
  • V6 badge relocated from sides of vehicle to rear
  • Redesigned door handles
  • Redesigned audio and centre panel
  • Keyless entry with retractable key
  • Auto up/down front windows with anti-pinch function
  • Front windows closing function using driver's door key cylinder
  • Dark grey instrument panel insert (GT models) and power window switch panel trim
  • Changes in exterior / interior colour combinations
  • Exterior colours deleted: Dark Grey Metallic and Burnt Orange Metallic
  • Exterior colours added: Tungsten Grey Metallic and Dark Cherry Mica
  • New cloth fabric design



Mazda6 Sport (hatchback)

MSRP:
GS I-4: $25,495
GT I-4: $31,195
GS V6: $29,195
GT V6: $33,795

  • 5-speed automatic transmission replaces the 4-speed AT on the I4 engine
  • V6 horsepower change from 220 to 215
  • V6 torque increases from 192 to 199
  • Changes in fuel economy
  • Increase in front brake size from 283mm to 299mm
  • New sporty front and rear bumpers standard on all trims
  • New sport grille for GFX package, GS-V6 and GT models
  • Black housing on the headlights for GFX package, GS-V6 and GT models
  • Sport type black rear combination taillamp bezel for GFX package, GS-V6 and GT models
  • Xenon headlights standard on GT models
  • 18" alloy wheels with 215/45R18 tires standard on GT-V6 models
  • Dual exhaust mufflers with bright oval finishers standard on all trims
  • Fog lights relocated to lower front valence
  • V6 badge relocated from sides of vehicle to rear
  • Redesigned door handles
  • Redesigned audio and centre panel
  • Keyless entry with retractable key
  • Auto up/down front windows with anti-pinch function
  • Front windows closing function using driver's door key cylinder
  • Dark grey I/P decoration (GFX package, GS-V6 and GT models) and power window switch panels
  • Changes in exterior / interior colours combinations
  • Exterior colours deleted: Glacier White, Sonic Blue Metallic, Dark Grey Metallic, Gold Ash Metallic and Burnt Orange Metallic
  • Exterior colours added: Tungsten Grey Metallic, Dark Cherry Mica and Bright Island Blue Metallic
  • New cloth fabric design



Mazda6 Sport Wagon (sportwagon)

MSRP:
GS: $26,995
GT: $33,295

  • V6 horsepower decreases from 220 to 215
  • V6 torque increases from 192 to 199
  • Changes in fuel economy
  • Increase in front brake size from 283mm to 299mm
  • New sporty front and rear bumpers standard on all trims
  • New Sport grille for GFX package and GT models
  • Black housing on the headlights for GFX package and GT models
  • Sport type black rear combination taillamp bezel for GFX package and GT models
  • Xenon headlights optional on GT models (Performance package)
  • 18" alloy wheels with 215/45R18 tires optional on GT models (Performance package)
  • Dual exhaust mufflers with bright oval finishers standard on all trims
  • Fog lights relocated to lower front valence
  • V6 badge relocated to tailgate
  • Redesigned door handles
  • Redesigned audio and center stack panel
  • Keyless entry with retractable key
  • Auto up/down front windows with anti-pinch function
  • Front windows closing function using driver's door key cylinder
  • Moonroof now standard on GT-V6
  • Dark grey I/P decoration (GFX package and GT models) and power window switch panels
  • Changes in exterior / interior colours combinations
  • Exterior colours deleted: Glacier White, Dark Grey Metallic, Redfire Metallic and Arctic Tundra Metallic
  • Exterior colours added: Tungsten Grey Metallic and Dark Cherry Mica
  • New cloth fabric design



MazdaSpeed6

MSRP:
GS: $35,995

  • N/A - All-new vehicle



Mazda5

MSRP:
GS: $19,995
GT: $22,795

  • N/A - All-new vehicle



MX-5 Miata

MSRP:
GX: $27,995
GS: $30,995
GT: $33,995
3rd Generation Limited edition: $34,495

  • New 2.0L MZR-I4 engine
  • Improved horsepower and torque: 170 HP (166 automatic transmission) and 140 lb./ft torque
  • Front and rear stabilizer bars
  • Sport-tuned exhaust system
  • Available short-throw 6-speed manual transmission (GS & GT)
  • Available 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters (GT)
  • Completely redesigned body-style (3rd Generation MX-5)
  • 16" Alloy wheels with 205/50R16 tires (GX)
  • 17" Alloy wheels with 205/45R17 tires (GS & GT)
  • Manual Z-Type convertible top (Vinyl - GX/GS, Cloth -GT) with integrated tonneau cover
  • Mesh aero board windblocker
  • Available xenon headlights (HID) (GT models)
  • Fog lights
  • Seat-back style bars
  • Redesigned interior cockpit
  • Bucket seats with black cloth upholstery (GX/GS)
  • Bucket seats with black or tan leather seating (GT)
  • Power windows
  • Tilt steering
  • Leather wrapped steering wheel
  • Available smart keyless entry system (GT)
  • Dual front air bags
  • Available side airbags (GT)
  • Available 7-speaker Bose Audio System (GT)



RX-8

MSRP:
GS: $37,095
GT: $40,295
Special Edition: $42,045

  • New 6-Speed Sport mode Automatic transmission with 212 hp and 159 lb-ft of torque
  • Intelligent Key System featuring keyless entry and start (GT models)
  • Exterior Colours added: Galaxy Grey
  • Exterior Colours deleted: Nordic Green and Titanium Grey



MPV

MSRP:
GX: $27,895
GS: $30,595
GT: $37,495

  • No engineering / mechanical changes from 2005 model
  • Exterior colours deleted: Black Mica, Titanium Grey Metallic, Pacific Blue Mica, Dark Sand Metallic and Steel Blue Metallic
  • Exterior colours added: Brillant Black, Galaxy Grey Mica, Indigo Blue Mica and Sparkling Gold Mica



B-Series Pickup Truck

MSRP:
SX 2.3L 4x2: $17,995
DS 3.0L 4x2: $22,495
DS 4.0L 4x2: $26,845
SE 4.0L 4x4: $27,295

  • No engineering / mechanical changes from 2005 model
  • New exterior colour - Bright Red (Replaces Performance Red)
  • Introduction of two new 4x4 models without SE+ Package
  • 3.0L engine no longer available on Regular Cab models
  • 4.0L engine with Manual transmission no longer available on Dual Sport models



Tribute

MSRP:
GX-I4 2WD 5MT: $24,595
GX-I4 2WD 5MT with Convenience Package: $25,390
GX-I4 2WD 5MT with Conv. Pkg & Body Accent pkg: $26,110
GX-I4 2WD 4AT: $25,595
GX-I4 2WD 4AT with Convenience Package: $26,390
GX-I4 2WD 4AT with Conv. Pkg & Body Accent pkg: $27,110
GX-V6 2WD 4AT with Convenience Package: $27,590
GX-V6 2WD 4AT with Conv. Pkg & Body Accent pkg: $28,310
GS-V6 2WD 4AT: $29,895
GS-V6 2WD 4AT with Sport Package $32,190
GX-I4 4WD 5MT with Conv. Pkg & Body Accent pkg: $28,910
GX-I4 4WD 4AT with Conv. Pkg & Body Accent pkg: $29,910
GX-V6 4WD 4AT: $30,395
GX-V6 4WD 4AT with Body Accent Package: $31,115
GS-V6 4WD 4AT: $32,595
GS-V6 4WD 4AT with Sport Package: $34,890
GT-V6 4WD 4AT: $35,595

  • Change in I4 Valve-train (from Mechanical lash adjuster to Direct Acting Mechanical Bucket [DAMB])
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) added to all models
  • Exterior colours deleted: Gold Ash Metallic and Autumn Orange Mica
  • Exterior colours added: Dark Granite Mica
  • Eliminated four models:
    -- GX-I4 4WD without packages (MT and AT)
    -- GX-I4 4WD with Convenience package (MT and AT)
    -- GX-V6 2WD without packages
    -- GX-V6 4WD without packages


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