yeah for some reason mazda decided to make all mazdaz 6s identical on the outside. The I4 even has dual exhaust. The little V6 badge on the side in front of the door is the only way you can tell.the s is the 6 cylinder model. you cant really tell the difference between the v6 and i4 models, except that some of the v6's actually say v6 on the side. i took my v6 sticker off when i de-badged my car.