Mazda 6 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Mazda 6 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Mazda recalls 2.2 million cars over rust risk
Mazda has issued a global recall of more than 2.2 million cars from across its range to rectify a potential corrosion issue that affects some of its best-selling models. Read more
Mazda 6 Touring Wagon cargo cover?
I am interested in the 2016 Mazda 6 Touring Wagon but my wife is concerned that if we were unfortunate enough to have an accident luggage could come flying forward. Does the Mazda have some sort of ...Read more
Deadly Takata airbag recall nears 1.2 million in Australia
Only a fraction of the 1.2 million cars on Australia roads with airbags that can spray shrapnel have been fixed, new figures show. Read more
Mid-size hatch to replace i30?
Would you advise me on new mid-size hatch to replace our Hyundai i30? The i30 has all the features we need, but we are seniors and find it hard to get in and out of it. Read more
Best family car under $20k?
My daughter has recently had a child and needs a larger vehicle to cope with all the things she now needs to carry. What she needs is a reliable used car, maybe two or three years old under $20,000. ...Read more
Best quiet car for $35-60k?
I have a 2014 Mazda 6 and I really like it. I especially like its fuel economy, but it is noisy. We live on the outskirts of Melbourne and many roads have exposed aggregate asphalt, which has the ...Read more
Mazda diesel particulate filter problems?
Although we mainly do short trips, I am keen to buy a new Mazda 6 GT 2.2 diesel for its torque in Tassie's hilly terrain. Can I do so with full confidence that Mazda have fixed this engine's serious ...Read more
Best used wagon?
I am thinking of getting a 2012-2013 Hyundai i40 wagon. Can you give me any relevant info on them and if they would be a good buy or offer an alternative for me. I don’t really want an SUV, but need ...Read more
Passat, Liberty or Mazda 6?
I am looking at updating my vehicle and have narrowed my search down to three vehicles, the Volkswagen Passat 132TSI, Subaru Liberty 2.5i or Mazda 6. My current preference is the Passat, as I like ...Read more
Used Mazda 6 review: 2002-2012
Graham Smith reviews the 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Mazda6 as a used buy. Read more
Bright sunlight through Mazda 6 windowscreen.
We bought a new Mazda 6 in November. The sunlight coming through the windscreen stings our eyes. We had a Mazda6 nine years ago which was a 2005 model, and in-between there have been two Volkswagen ...Read more
Used Mazda 6 review: 2002-2015
Ewan Kennedy reviews the first, second and third generation Mazda 6 as a used buy. Read more
SUV or wagon?
My son is looking for a second-hand car between $10,000 and $15,000. He's been looking at SUVs no older than 2010 with as low kilometres as he can find and there seem to be quite a lot of Holden ...Read more
Design fault in Mazda 6 diesel engine?
I have been told the fuel filter on my 2009 Mazda 6 diesel wagon is faulty and will cost $2000 to fix, but worse that the injectors are faulty due to a design fault and will cost $7000 to fix. Is ...Read more
Parts not covered under extended warranty?
I purchased a 2011 Mazda6 in Dec 2011 and took an extended warranty with Mazda. My driver's seat is broken and I was advised that the full seat mechanism would need replacing at a cost of $4010, and ...Read more
Good wagon for carrying lots of gear?
I need a small automatic wagon up to five years old and preferably having covered less than 100,000km. I need a wagon because my father-in-law has a walker and I have photography equipment to load ...Read more
What to pick for second hand sedan?
I want to spend about $25,000 on a second hand car and would like your advice. I'm looking at a car from 2011 to 2012 and considering the Mazda6, Falcon G6E turbo or Subaru Liberty with 2.5 or 3.6- ...Read more
Does Mondeo stack up against mid-size rivals?
In the mid-size car class, what do you think of the new Ford Mondeo? Read more
Mondeo a good choice?
I am looking to replace my 2007 Ford Territory with the new Mondeo. It looks great from the specifications. But I read a CarsGuide report which included some strange comments which have raised doubts ...Read more
Mazda 6 or Subuaru Liberty?
I am interested in purchasing a car with Automatic Emergency Braking and am leaning towards a Mazda 6 Sport (petrol) with the Safety Pack. However I do a 600km highway round trip every one or two ...Read more