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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MAZDA6
Carbon Edition FWD
MSRP
$32,950
Invoice
$31,109
Average Price Paid
$31,385
158 listings nationwide

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1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
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2021 Mazda MAZDA6
Carbon Edition FWD
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2 Dr LS Coupe
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MAZDA6
Carbon Edition FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,482
10 listings nationwide

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1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,400

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mazda MAZDA6
Carbon Edition FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The Mazda6 hasn’t been completely redesigned since 2014, making it one of the older members of the midsize car class (only the Volkswagen Passat has more wrinkles). And while this grea...

1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe

For its final year in production, Mazda's MX-6 sport coupe was available in two versions. The base (or standard) MX-6 was equipped with a 118-horsepower, 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Mazda MAZDA6
Carbon Edition FWD
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1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
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Amanda 1997 Mazda MX-6 2 Dr LS CoupeReview:

It's Amazing Inside And Out. — It's a Mazda.. What's not to love? It's fun to drive in the city or on the highway, it handles great...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Cameron 1997 Mazda MX-6 2 Dr LS CoupeReview:

If You Want A Fun, Small Fwd Sports-compact, Buy One Of These. If You Want This One, Contact Me. — --Performance: awesome acceleration, shocks a lot of guys in their Civics. Brakes are pretty good, ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jon 1997 Mazda MX-6 2 Dr LS CoupeReview:

Its A Great All Around Car, Dependable, Durable. Quick. Good Looking. — Performance -Acceleration 6 -10. Small v6 packs a punch, but small engine lacks urgency. Build Qual...

Specs

2021 Mazda MAZDA6
Carbon Edition FWD
1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
18 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
24 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 16.4 gal 15 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
164 hp @ 5,600 RPM
164 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
160 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
160 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
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Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 44 in
Back Legroom 38.7 in 27.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.7 cu ft 12.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 970 lbs --
Exterior
Length 192.7 in 181.5 in
Width 82.3 in 68.9 in
Height 57.1 in 51.6 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in 102.8 in

Available Options

2021 Mazda MAZDA6
Carbon Edition FWD

Exterior Colors

  • POLYMETAL Gray

Option Packages

  • Rear Parking Sensors
1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe

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