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2005 Mazda Mazda6
2005 Mazda Mazda6
Available Price Range $2,201-$8,053 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 22-27 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2005 Mazda Mazda6

Our Take

Mazda introduced a brand-new sedan during 2003 to replace its 626 model. Expected to rival European cars in ride and handling, the Mazda6 was built on an all-new platform. Developers used a variety of competitive models as benchmarks, including the BMW 3 Series, Honda Accord, Toyota Camry and Vol... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Radio controls
  • Short seat bottoms
  • Headroom in center rear position

Notable Features

  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Manual or automatic
  • Clean, minimally trimmed styling
  • Sedan, hatchback and wagon body styles


Our Expert Reviews

As late as 1999, the Swedish carmaker offered a mid-size four-door hatchback (a.k.a. "five-door") that set Saab lovers' shakras aflutter. I went to a Saab owners convention in the mid-1990s - where there were more gray ponytails than in a herd of Appaloosas - and was regaled with tales of cargo-swallowing achievements: how this guy got a roll-top desk home in his Saab, and how that guy rem... Read full review for the 2005 Mazda Mazda 6

Consumer Reviews


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5 years strong

by tunner for life from on July 5, 2010

I bought my Mazda 6s brand new in 2005 with only 7 miles, it now has over 70,000. I love this car I've only had minor issues with the car like light bulbs going out and one suspension problem that was... Read Full Review


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There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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