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2016 Mazda Mazda6 repairs by problem area

Engine (6%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (47%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (35%)

Other (6%)

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2016 Mazda Mazda6 repair cost distribution

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2016 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Wagon

189-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Victoria, Australia
May 2016 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017

2480 mi
regularly malfunctioning MZD infotainment system, takes far too long to load, restarts, and vice activation is very inconsistent Was told after 5 days that system does not work with >32gb of music. This was not disclosed before purchase. 

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2016 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan

184-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Florida, United States
Oct 2015 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017 The clock (part of the "infotainment system)stopped working...It resets to aroun 6:20 AM every time I start the car regardless of how long I drive. The dealer tried updating software but determined a controller is bad for infotainment systm 
Mazda Mazda6 in New York, United States
Mar 2016 - Dec 2016
Jul 2016

7000 mi
Drivers seat (manual) height adjustment compromised from date of delivery. Would not adjust up with weight on seat... dealer, warranty replaced broken part(s). Successful repair, zero cost, two days downtime, loaner provided. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Texas, United States
Feb 2015 - Oct 2016
Jul 2015

2300 mi
Clock will not keep time. Random time when car started, then often won't advance. Dealer initially thought I set it wrong. Reflash failed to fix. Offering to replace audio system, but decided not to for now. Hope future software update will fix. 
Sep 2016

10000 mi
Trip was to finally have the clock on the center navigation/comm/entertainment display repaired. Had gone through 2 previous service reps trying to get this problem, which was reported in April 2015 addressed. Clock would not advance. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Texas, United States
Apr 2016 - Mar 2017
Nov 2016

10600 mi
Passenger door lock squeaked Rattle present in both front doors that was heard when driving 65+ mph. 
Mazda Mazda6 in New York, United States
Nov 2015 - Mar 2017
Dec 2016

11000 mi
GPS lost signal. Software update corrected it. 
Mazda Mazda6 in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2015 - Nov 2016
Jan 2016 On GT models with the dark gray wheels, the coating on the wheels is peeling. Dealer inspected for damaged and determined it was a defect. Dealer sent wheel serial IDs to Mazda. Waiting on approval for new wheels. 
Jul 2016

10000 mi
Clearcoat finish on all four wheels was peeling 
Mazda Mazda6 in California, United States
Jun 2015 - Dec 2016
Jul 2016

13000 mi
GPS Antenna not sending signal to Nav 
Mazda Mazda6 in Virginia, United States
May 2015 - Aug 2016
Mar 2016

7000 mi
clear coat failing on all four wheels 
Jun 2016

12000 mi
clear coat on wheels failing, Mazda discontinued wheels, dealer had wheels prof. refinished. Mazda tried to get us to take silver wheels, ours from factory were black. 
Jul 2016

12000 mi
Mazda discontinued the real dark wheels that came on the early 2016 6s. So the dealer had a silver set painted black for us. 
Mazda Mazda6 in Massachusetts, United States
May 2015 - Mar 2017
Oct 2015

9000 mi
Dome light bulb in passenger compartment failed. Dealer replaced free of charge, said it was unusual to have a failure this early. Also, tire rotation, oil and filter change. 

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2016 Mazda Mazda6 4dr Sedan

184-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mazda Mazda6 in Georgia, United States
Sep 2016 - Feb 2017
Jan 2017 Transmission loose/floppy when shifting into fourth gear sometimes. Also occasionally (lightly) grinds into that gear. Dealer reproduced first issue, but not second. Claimed (incorrectly) it was not an issue. No work was done. 
Feb 2017

8000 mi
Accelerator was slightly loose and shifting from side to side when depressed. Dealer replaced under warranty. 

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