Mazda Mazda6 2016

2012-16 Mazda Oil Pump Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Tue Sep 20 00:09:30 GMT-06:00 2016


CARS.COM The problem: The engine may run roughly and display a lit check-engine light on the dash. This may be due to a foreign piece of material getting stuck in the engine's oil pump, resulting in a low and rough… Read More

2012-16 Mazda Oil Pump Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Tue Sep 20 00:09:30 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The engine may run roughly and display a lit check-engine light on the dash. This may be due to a foreign piece of material getting stuck in the engine's oil pump, resulting in a low and rough… Read More

2013-2016 Mazda Front-End Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Wed Sep 07 00:25:45 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM The problem: A creaking noise may emanate from the front end of the vehicle while driving, mostly at speeds from 12 to 25 mph on wet roads. This may be due to faulty lower control arm bushings in the… Read More

2017 Mazda6: First Look

By Fred Meier on Tue Aug 09 20:30:41 GMT-06:00 2016

Competes with: Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, Kia Optima, Hyundai Sonata, Subaru Legacy, Chevrolet Malibu, Ford Fusion Looks like: The 2016 Mazda6 with slightly different mirrors. Drivetrain: 184-horsepower, naturally aspirated 2.5-liter four-cylinder; front-wheel drive; six-speed automatic or six-speed manual… Read More

2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge: Mileage Drive

By Brian Wong on Mon Jun 06 09:00:57 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The Kia Optima was the big mpg winner in our 2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge, averaging 36.1 mpg. The Volkswagen Passat took second with 33.7 mpg, more than 2 mpg behind the Kia. Rounding out the top five were… Read More

2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge Video: Device Charging

By Aaron Bragman on Mon Jun 06 09:00:34 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — In our increasingly connected world, it becomes more important to be able to charge personal electronics when we're on the go. Every one of the nine family cars tested in the 2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge has at least… Read More

What's the Best Midsize Sedan for 2016?

By Patrick Olsen on Mon Jun 06 09:00:06 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM Midsize sedans are the automotive equivalent of the refrigerator: They are appliances, and you need yours to work well, and work reliably. If you want one in avocado green, you can get that, but being successful at its mission… Read More

2014-2016 Mazda Notification Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Tue Feb 02 01:00:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2014 Mazda3 2015 Mazda3 2016 Mazda6 2016 Mazda CX-5 The problem: Drivers who use the "flexible" setting for oil changes in their maintenance monitor may note the oil change notification will not work.… Read More

2016 Mazda6 Video

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Jun 24 07:36:41 GMT-06:00 2015

Family-car shoppers often ignore the Mazda6 but maybe they shouldn’t. Mazda's midsize sedan has some updates on the outside and pretty significant changes within for 2016; we think it’s a bit of an overlooked jewel. Check out the video for… Read More

What Is the Most Affordable Midsize Sedan for 2015?

By David Thomas on Wed Jun 03 05:00:17 GMT-06:00 2015

CARS.COM — Many car shoppers focus on price, and there is nothing illogical about that. Perhaps no other factor is so concrete in a shopper's consideration set as the bottom line he or she must pay for a new ride.… Read More

2016 Mazda6 Review

By Jennifer Geiger on Wed May 27 08:45:32 GMT-06:00 2015

A lot of midsize cars are boring, but in my test of the 2016 Mazda6, I found it to be anything but. The 2016 Mazda6 excites with its dynamic looks, sophisticated interior and agile road manners. Read my review for… Read More