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2006 Mazda Mazda6
2006 Mazda Mazda6
Available Price Range $2,611-$8,443 Trims16 Combined MPG 23-27 Seats 5

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

16 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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