What Car? says...
One day you’re a somebody, the next you’re a nobody. Some executive cars probably feel a bit like that right now – the Mazda 6 saloon more than most.
After all, if there’s one segment that's suffered at the hands of the SUV boom and the diesel decline, it’s this one. The Mazda 6 and rivals such as the Ford Mondeo, VW Passat and Skoda Superb were the heart and soul of the new-car sales party, but have been left sitting on the stairs as taller, flashier models have a ball.