Mazda 6 2010
This is what Graham Smith liked most about this particular version of the Mazda 6: Mechanically sound, Good looking
The 2010 Mazda 6 carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1500 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.
The Mazda 6 is also known as the Mazda Atenza (China and Japan) in markets outside Australia.
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Mazda 6 2010 Price and Specs
|Mazda 6 Model||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|Classic||Hatchback||2.5L ULP 5 SP AUTO||$6,500||$10,010|
|Classic||Hatchback||2.5L ULP 6 SP MAN||$6,100||$9,460|
|Luxury||Hatchback||2.5L ULP 5 SP AUTO||$7,700||$11,990|
|Luxury Sports||Hatchback||2.5L ULP 5 SP AUTO||$8,000||$12,430|
|Classic||Sedan||2.5L ULP 5 SP AUTO||$6,200||$9,680|
|Classic||Sedan||2.5L ULP 6 SP MAN||$5,900||$9,130|
|Limited||Sedan||2.5L ULP 5 SP AUTO||$5,600||$8,690|
|Limited||Sedan||2.5L ULP 6 SP MAN||$5,100||$7,920|
|Classic||Wagon||2.5L ULP 5 SP AUTO||$6,700||$10,450|
|Diesel||Wagon||2.2L Diesel 6 SP MAN||$6,200||$9,570|
|Touring||Wagon||2.5L ULP 5 SP AUTO||$7,000||$10,780|
Mazda 6 2010 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Mazda 6 2010 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Problems with engine failure in my 2010 Mazda 6
This is a known problem in the Mazda turbo-diesel, and many owners have suffered similar failures. The problem begins with the formation of hard, carbon deposits in the top end of the engine which eventually find their way into the engine’s sump and block the oil pick-up. When that happens, the engine can’t pump oil efficiently and some parts of the engine become oil-starved. That’s when a build-up of friction and, therefore, heat, will cause a catastrophic failure with the attendant metal shavings that were subsequently discovered in your engine.
So why was the problem missed? An enthusiastic mechanic will always have a look at the oil that comes out of an engine, looking for just the symptoms you’ve noted. A really keen technician will sometimes even cut the old oil filter open to check for anything that shouldn’t be there. Unfortunately, in the context of a busy workshop with price-conscious customers, this doesn’t always happen. In the Mazda’s engine, the normal practice should be to check the strainer that covers the oil pick-up, but, again, that may not have been the case with your engine. If the workshop you used was a Mazda dealership, I’d be asking management why that process wasn’t followed. Even then, it’s difficult to say whether this check would have saved your engine, as the damage may already have been done.Show more
Mazda 6 2010: What's the recommended tyre pressure?
The tyre guys are correct that carmakers set their pressures based on a blend of performance, economy, comfort and wear. Tyre companies generally advise that you run higher tyre pressures for better performance and economy, but that will compromise the ride comfort. I would run a higher pressure for the benefits to handling and fuel consumption. Make sure you rotate your tyres regularly, that will even out the wear over the life of the tyres.Show more
Mazda 6 2010: Resale value?
Stick to the well-proven Japanese brands, such as the Mazda 6, Honda Accord, and perhaps the Korean Kia Cerato. As a private sale your Mazda would be worth $11,000-$12,000, as a trade-in $8000-$10,000.Show more
2010 Mazda 6 driver's side window
We contacted Mazda about the problem with your windows, and we understand a company representative has been in contact with you with a way of resetting the power windows. Let us know if the problem re-occurs once you've done that.Show more