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2006 Mazda Mazda6
2006 Mazda Mazda6
Available Price Range $2,674-$8,382 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 23-27 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2006 Mazda Mazda6

Our Take

Mazda introduced a brand-new sedan in 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 competitive models as benchmarks, including the BMW 3 Series, Honda Accord and Toyota Camry.In spring 2004, five-... 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

Mazda's marketing campaign wants me to experience that certain "emotion of motion;" the idea of being united with the road. Well, considering the ease with which I forgo my children's normal bedtime to zoom around marveling at the Christmas lights, I'd say they've succeeded. I willingly weave through multiple neighborhoods while listening to Christmas music through the stand... Read full review for the 2006 Mazda Mazda 6

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Best Value for the Money

by Sickboy49 from Hamburg, PA on March 28, 2012

I purchased my 2006 Mazda6 in January of 2012, with 91,800 miles on the odometer. The car has been terrific, even thought the dealership I bought it from will never get my business again. The car is v... Read Full Review


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