Is the Mazda 6 Tourer automatic known for DPF problems?

I'm thinking of buying a Mazda 6 Tourer, but the auto version that I want is only available with a diesel engine and 19-inch wheels. Have the DPF problems been sorted and is the ride ok on these wheels?

Asked on 14 September 2013 by MH, Rustington

Answered by Honest John
I’ve now done 7,500 miles in a Mazda 6 Skyactiv 150d automatic saloon on the 17-inch wheels. Ride on the 19s is not too bad, but they can be noisy on some surfaces. There should be no DPF problems from these exhaust-manifold-in-head engines.
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