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Fleet News Awards 2010: Best Estate Car

The Mazda6 has been named the Best Estate Car at the Fleet News 2010 awards.

The Mazda6 estate combines excellent practicality with genuine driver appeal thanks to its huge load volume, engaging drive and powerful diesel engines.

It represents great value for fleet operators with strong residual values, while its keen pricing and competitive CO2 emissions make it a tempting proposition when it comes to driver taxation. It is also very well equipped and comes with excellent safety features, including an audible rear blindspot warning on some versions.

Folding the rear seats results in a flat load area allowing the Mazda6 to swallow an enormous cargo. And with sharp handling, first-rate build quality and good levels of comfort, it offers fleets a capable workhorse estate that is also desirable for drivers.

Judges’ comments
Stylish, sporty looking, well built, good residuals, low running costs and – vital for an estate – big load space. The Mazda6 combines flexibility with driver appeal and is a good deal for fleets from a financial point of view.


  • Mazda6
  • Skoda Octavia
  • Toyota Avensis
  • Vauxhall Insignia
  • Volkswagen Passat
  • Volvo V70

To see the pictures and the videos from the night, come back to fleetnews.co.uk tomorrow (March 19)




See the Fleet News Awards 2010 in pictures!

- Fleet News Gallery
- Welcome to the Fleet News Awards 2010
- The event and venue
- Presentation of trophies by Hugh Dennis
- Post-awards celebration


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