Consumer Reports

Mazda 6 Reviews from Consumer Reports

Indicates subscriber only content
Mazda 6 Reviews

The Mazda 6 is a sedan offered in a 4dr Sdn Auto i Sport, 4dr Sdn Man i Sport, 4dr Sdn Auto i Grand Touring, 4dr Sdn Auto i Touring and 4dr Sdn Man i Touring. The powertrains include 2.5-liter 4 (184 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 26 mpg city to 38 mpg highway. The 6 uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include Toyota Camry, Ford Fusion, Subaru Legacy and Honda Accord .

Last Model Reviewed: 2014

Reviewed Mazda 6s from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2014 Mazda 6 Sport 4-cyl
  • 2009 Mazda 6 i Sport 4-cyl

Subscribers get complete access to Mazda 6 Ratings. Subscribe Now

Owner's Satisfaction Survey

Owner-satisfaction Ratings are determined by the percentage of those who answered "definitely yes" to the question asked by the Consumer Reports Annual Auto Survey "Considering all factors (price, performance, reliability, comfort, enjoyment, etc.), would you get this car if you had to do it all over again?"


Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) is the vehicle's published retail (base) price, without options, destination charge, or other fees. The Invoice Price is printed on the dealer's paperwork from the manufacturer. However, this amount is often more than the dealer actually paid for the vehicle. The Consumer Reports Bottom Line Price subtracts any dealer sales incentives, holdbacks, and rebates from the dealer-invoice price to give you a good starting point for your negotiations.

Reliability History & Common Problems


How are cars holding up? The reliability history charts give you the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on 1.1 million vehicles in our latest subscriber survey, these charts give you a rundown on how 2004 through 2013 models are holding up in 17 areas, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. Learn more about car Reliability