2004 Mazda MAZDA6 User Reviews

2004 Mazda MAZDA6 Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 25 reviews
"power" 18 reviews
"handling" 15 reviews
"interior" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"gearbox" 3 reviews
"stickshift" 3 reviews

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grasfarmr73 writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA6 4 Dr s Hatchback Review
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5

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Excellent handling on highways, very fun to drive with manual transmission.  I loved the steering.  It was a very fun car.  The hatchback had all kinds of room to transport things.  I used it to pick up a crib and dresser at the same time from a furniture store.  It was a hoot looking at the workers faces when they saw what I brought!  Lo and behold, it fit with room to spare!

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The ride stinks on broken pavement and washboard gravel roads and the seats are pretty hard.  My wife didn't appreciate them when she was pregnant.

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I Would Buy This Car Again For Sure. — I would buy this car again in a heartbeat. I love the way it looks. The hatchback is very useful for college junk transport. The suspension is sporty and great fun. There is plenty of power form the V6. The manual transmission is a great addition. It was a fun car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dayne writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA6 4 Dr s Sedan Review
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Handling, power

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Gas mileage

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Mazda 6 2004 — Good quality, very quick. Gas mileage is not class leading. Handles very well like any mazda. I have the manual gearbox and it is very smooth. Plenty of power to choose any gear at almost any speed. Winter driving is miserable for a front wheel drive car. Overall, I love the car and for someone who wants a sports car feel without the price this is a good option.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Amanda writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA6 4 Dr s Sedan Review
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She's fast

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Bad turning radius

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The Blue Race Car — My son calls this "The Blue Race Car"...again, I think it is because of the driver but she does look fast! She has a lot of pep in her step but a terrible turning radius! She definitely likes to be pampered and runs significantly better when she's clean...don't we all? ;-)

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Chris writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA6 4 Dr i Sedan Review
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4

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Looks and handling

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Acceleration especially when not in Sport Shift Mode. K&N air filter replacement helps to decrease highway rpms.  The 4 cyl needs another gear for better mpg!

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Sporty And Stylish — Replacment for the Regal. Much better car. Crisp steering and handling, good looks. Motor is a bit underpowered in natural aspiration form. This is the second 6 in my family and picked this vehicle for reliability and style. She has been named Moco, which idk if that is too nice for those of you know what that means in spanish! LOL!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Craig writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA6 4 Dr s Wagon Review
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5

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Very fun to drive - loves 90 but you don't know you're going that fast.

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5 speed auto shifts too fast but it has auto-stick

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Heated Leather, Bose 6 Cd In-dash Changer W/sub, Tint All Around — I love this car but wish it were a stick.. Performance is good though because it has the auto-stick feature. Build quality is good for a Japanese car, thin body panels ding easy. Gas mileage is great on the highway, fair in the city. Overall, with this car on the market, I'm not sure why there are more Camry's and Accord's on the road although that's part of the reason those are lame.... everyone has them.

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McClaren writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA6 4 Dr s Sedan Review
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Looks great, I love the styling for the price. Nice interior for its class, great handling!

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Rev limiter, not enough power

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I Would Buy It Again! — Overall good car, I would buy it again if they hadn't changed the body style. My next car will be more in the sport luxury class...I want the same sporty feel, but more power and a more quiet /smooth ride.

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Matt writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA6 4 Dr s Wagon Review
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5

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The looks, the drive, the reliability and the cost (or lack there-of) of maintenance!

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The RUST!

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Estates, Yes! — The vehicle has never had any mechanical issues so to speak of, other than a recall for a fan speed sensor back in 2006/2007. The vehicle has always been servied at its appropriate and scheduled times; and short of the vehicle having some rust problems - which most Mazda's in North American seem to have until recently! The only quam I have with it; is that the seats are great, but there is no additional leg support for long drives in either the front or the back. The "seat" itself is just too short! There have been no silly little mechanical issues, all we have had to do is replace a front brake claiper that seized, and the hatch release handle dislodged itself a couple of times (internally) which was a minor annoyance not being able to open it until I was able to get it into the dealer.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Pecknecker writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA6 4 Dr s Hatchback Review
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4

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Power with the manual

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high sitting backend and blindspots

Pecknecker
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Mazda 6s Hatchback — This car has very good handling and power. I love taking it out with the 5 speed manual transmission and pushing the limits through corners. The gas mileage isn't anything to brag about for a sedan and it doesn't help that it's too much fun to drive this thing fast. If you're looking for a fun little sedan I reccomend this car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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clevelandmotors writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA6 4 Dr s Wagon Review
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I love my car as it has 205k on the odo. and it still starts and runs like the day I bought it. It is my everyday driver and my family and I take all of our trips in it. have nothing bad to say about it at all.

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None

clevelandmotors
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The Best Car I've Ever Owned — My Mazda is the heart of our family trips and everyday to and from. We have never had a single issue (other than a blown tire) with this car. I am almost positive I will pass this vehicle down to my son for his first car. I feel that for a first car this will be the nicest and safest car for him. But until then he will just have to wait in the back seat.

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фердинанд writes:
2004 Mazda MAZDA6 4 Dr i Hatchback Review
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it is mine, and i love her...

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indoor noise at high speed, manual gears

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Supreme For His Money... — good direct handling, nice riding, reliable. interior is made of good materials, leather and multifunctional steering wheel (perfect for me). suspension is still original, after 140000 km - stil great. the trunk is big enough. a park assistant will be very usefull, because of the dimensions, but mine does not have one.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2003 Mazda MAZDA6 Reviews

Sporty And Economical By Wrieland

I like how reliable this car was, started up everyday. Looked great and the style matches up with the newer models. Gas mileage is superb, definitely comparable to newer cars. Spacious interior yet ac... Read More

Awesome Car! By Joy1217

I like everything about this car. Really great mileage. 19 city 27 highway. Front and back seats very comfortable for long trips. 0-60+ mph in no time. No problem climbing mountains, on curvey ro... Read More

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2005 Mazda MAZDA6 Reviews

Good Car For Personal Use. By williamroberts93

what I liked about this car was that its very easy to drive the handling is amazing, and how it looks. also how good it is on gas. what I dont like is that the thermostat keeps messing up, its a litt... Read More

An Overall Oustanding Car ... But Buyer Beware Of The Aisin 6-speed Automatic Transmission By gt_swagger

An outstanding car, but not without a few weak points (transmission, visibility, warranty, fuel economy ... see pros/cons). Just be sure to carefully verify, if you get the 3.0L V6 from 2005 to 2006... Read More

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2006 Mazda MAZDA6 Reviews

Overall A Great Value By puretexan86

This car has great power and quickness for a 4 cylinder and has been very reliable in the 6 years that I have owned it. It has never stranded me and has cost minimal to maintain. Front seats are unc... Read More

Nice! By kenyetta89

Its cute for a chick, runs great, excellent on gas, parts are a little expensive unless you buy them online and use coupon codes. Overall I like the car and I would buy another Mazda if the opportunit... Read More

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2007 Mazda MAZDA6 Reviews

Fantastic Vehicle By djohn8210

This is a great car ! This car is absolutely perfect for commuting to work and back....it gets great gas mileage and its truly fun to drive....I would recommend this car to anyone looking. If i coul... Read More

Very Enjoyable Car That Has Been As Dependable As A Car Can Possibly Be. No Regrets Owning This Car! By pengel81

I can honestly say there is nothing I dislike about this car. For someone with a family having a sports car is not always practicle. I wanted something sporty. The MAZDA6 delivered on everything I wan... Read More

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2008 Mazda MAZDA6 Reviews

General Great Car. By maxhigh

This is a great personal car. It sits 4 comfortable, however, it is not good for a family as it's interior space is limited, especially in the rear seating area. It has plenty of options and driving... Read More

Convenience And Economical By Auri

Had little expenses other than regular maintenance. It performed well and always felt in control of the driving. If you need a spacious roomy vehicle with good mileage this is one to consider. Trunk... Read More

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