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 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
How does the Mazda 6 Atenza rate?
What are your thoughts on a new Mazda 6 Atenza? I’m looking at the quality of the car and value for money, depreciation compared to similar cars, and time before the current body shape changes. Read more
Good options for a wagon?
A few years back we bought a new Volkswagen Passat wagon 118TSI and were terribly disappointed. A particularly disinterested dealer and continual DSG issues plus creeping-up kilometres add up to us ...Read more
Medium sedans options
I am undecided what to buy: Honda Accord, Mazda6 sedan or another make of the same calibre. What would you recommend? Read more
Blown turbo on 2006 Mazda 6 diesel
What's my best option when an idiot has blown the turbo on a 2006 Mazda 6 diesel and then continued to drive it until the bearings are buggered? What would be a reasonable price to expect to fix the ...Read more
Midsize sedan options for consideration
My wife and I are looking for a new car to replace a 2006 Subaru Liberty 3.0 R spec B, which has been great, but we feel it's time for a change. We have been looking online up to now at the Subaru 2. ...Read more
Dislike engine stop/start
I love my 2014 Mazda6 and enjoy driving it, except for the fuel saving very irritating stop-start function. I find this very irritating and I know it can be temporarily turned off but when I asked ...Read more
Best family car for $23,000?
I'm planning to upgrade my Mazda3 to a bigger family car. My criteria is simple: up to $23,000, preferably from 2011 onwards and a four-cylinder or diesel if possible. My shortlist includes Ford G6 ...Read more
Captiva or Sportage?
My wife and I own a 2003 Mazda6 manual Luxury Sports hatch with just under 100,000km on the clock and I have bought a caravan of 950kg tare. I am wanting to buy a used medium/large SUV in diesel so ...Read more
Mazda recalls 9000 Mazda 6
Mazda has issued the safety recall for a problem with the Powertrain Control Module (PCM), which can malfunction if too much water enters the engine bay, and stop charging the battery -- allowing the ...Read more
2010 Mazda 6 driver's side window
Despite many attempts to repair it the driver's side window of my 2010 Mazda 6 still hasn't been fixed. After being raised to the fully up position the window then drops down to about three-quarters ...Read more
Used Mazda6 review: 2002-2013
Mazda 6 was launched in Australia in August 2002 and has had sales success since day one. Probably because it was a lot more stylish than the Mazda 626 it replaced. Read more
Mazda recalls new Mazda 6
Australia’s best-selling imported car brand is recalling a new model due to a potential fire hazard under the passenger seat. ...Read more
Used medium sedans review: 2007-2011
Ignore the middle child at your peril when it comes to buying the family car. The large-car segment is in the doldrums and everyone has skipped to SUVs or small cars, but one area overlooked to the ...Read more
Mazda 3: Excessive fuel consumption
I purchased a Mazda 3 Sports hatchback after reading all the reports, which quoted the fuel consumption at approx. 7.8 L/100 km. On a trip I am averaging 7.2 to 7.5 L/100 km, which I'm very pleased ...Read more
Mazda 6 Sport mileage concern
I am considering buying a 2007 Mazda 6 Sports Luxury manual that a friend is selling, but the only problem is that it has 145,000 km on it. I know it has full service history and is in great ...Read more
Mazda 6 rust
I have a similar situation with out 2007 Mazda 6 to the one referring to rust in a Mitsubishi Lancer (Carsguide, August 17, 2012). Our car is rusting really badly at the rear door hinges and into the ...Read more
Used Mazda 6 review: 2002-2007
Graham Smith reviews the 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 Mazda 6 as a used buy. Read more
Mazda discs warped
I purchased a used 2008 Mazda6 Luxury Sports last year with extended warranty that expires in 2013. I was getting vibration during braking and Mazda service advised that the front discs were warped ...Read more
Mazda 6 tyres rapidly lose pressure
The Toyo tyres I bought for my Mazda 6 lose about 2 psi in a week, that?s a loss of 6-8 psi if you check them monthly. I have never known tyres to lose pressure at this rate before and would like to ...Read more