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    I wonder if the reviewers know about the 2-stage pedal on Mazda vehicles?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dunhillmc View Post
    I wonder if the reviewers know about the 2-stage pedal on Mazda vehicles?
    "Average Joe" reviewers probably not
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    Found something..kinda funny how they're all geeky about Mazdas..I get it
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    2 stage pedal? Just got a 18 non turbo with cyl deactivation and havent heard of this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougal View Post
    There is this video:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lintt4sv0YA

    He is getting 0-60 times of ~6.7 seconds. I am betting car and driver gets around the same - maybe closer to 6.5.
    Just watched this again and noticed that there is a delay (regardless of being in auto or manual mode) just after it shifts from 1st to 2nd. See time spots 0:40-0:41, 0:52-0:53 & 1:00:30 to 1:01.

    The revs drop to just below 3500rpm (runs 1 & 2, run 3 sits just above 3500rpm) and then struggles for a brief instance to pick up the revs quickly.

    Much more crisp from 2nd to 3rd as revs are only drop to around 4000rpm and with no hesitation picks up revs quickly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joelinthe6 View Post
    2 stage pedal? Just got a 18 non turbo with cyl deactivation and havent heard of this?
    There is a switch that you can activate by fully stepping on the gas pedal. Doing so will cause the transmission to downshift one more time if it possible to do so.


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    Quote Originally Posted by finch204 View Post
    There is a switch that you can activate by fully stepping on the gas pedal. Doing so will cause the transmission to downshift one more time if it possible to do so.
    Also exists on the CX-5 as well
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xeler8ing View Post
    Also exists on the CX-5 as well
    Yup. My understanding is that they added this for the SkyActiv Mazdas with the auto transmission.
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    I'm sure that delay can be tuned out if any of the tuners ever jump on the Mazda 6 bandwagon. I am also waiting on reviews with times on this 6. If there was wagon I wouldnt wait honestly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RODSCALIP5 View Post
    I'm sure that delay can be tuned out if any of the tuners ever jump on the Mazda 6 bandwagon. I am also waiting on reviews with times on this 6. If there was wagon I wouldnt wait honestly.
    Shouldn't need to wait for tuners to do this. Should be right straight out of the factory
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xeler8ing View Post
    Shouldn't need to wait for tuners to do this. Should be right straight out of the factory

    You would think. I really wonder what May sales will be like for the Mazda 6.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougal View Post
    You would think. I really wonder what May sales will be like for the Mazda 6.
    Not very high is my guess
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