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Mazda Mazda3 and Mazda Mazda6 Lemon Odds and Nada Odds for the Year Ending June 30, 2018

An asterisk (*) marks results based on small sample sizes.

Year Make/Model Nada Odds per 100 Cars Lemon Odds per 100 Cars    
39 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 14900 miles driven2017 Mazda Mazda3
[?] see reported repairs
  39 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 14900 miles driven
42 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 26000 miles driven2016 Mazda Mazda3
[?] see reported repairs
  42 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 26000 miles driven
59 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 28100 miles driven2016 Mazda Mazda6
[?] see reported repairs
  59 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 28100 miles driven
51 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 35400 miles driven2015 Mazda Mazda3
[?] see reported repairs
  51 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 35400 miles driven
35 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 44100 miles driven2015 Mazda Mazda6
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  35 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 44100 miles driven
67 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 50000 miles driven

Redesigned.
2014
Mazda Mazda3
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  67 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 50000 miles driven

Redesigned.
40 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 54400 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year. Past common problems with door weatherstripping, infotainment system.
2014
Mazda Mazda6
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  40 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 54400 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year. Past common problems with door weatherstripping, infotainment system.
38 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 62400 miles driven2013 Mazda Mazda3
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  38 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 62400 miles driven
59 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 81200 miles driven2012 Mazda Mazda3
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  59 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 81200 miles driven
27 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 72400 miles driven2011 Mazda Mazda3 Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  27 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 72400 miles driven
54 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 93600 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2010
Mazda Mazda3
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  54 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 93600 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
35 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 112700 miles driven2008 Mazda Mazda3
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  35 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 112700 miles driven
27 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 122400 miles driven

First model year for the MazdaSpeed3.
2007
Mazda Mazda3 Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  27 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 122400 miles driven

First model year for the MazdaSpeed3.

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Mazda Mazda3 vs. Mazda Mazda6 Lemon Odds and Nada Odds

Other sources of Mazda Mazda3 and Mazda Mazda6 reliability data provide only averages, which can conceal as much as they reveal. So we also report the percentage of Mazda Mazda3s and Mazda Mazda6s with no repairs at all in the past year and the percentage of Mazda Mazda3s and Mazda Mazda6s that are lemons (required three or more repair trips in the past year). These figures might surprise you.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to closely track Mazda Mazda3 and Mazda Mazda6 lemon odds as the cars age. Others can be over a year behind. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Mazda Mazda3 and Mazda Mazda6 have been recently.

To see how frequently Mazda Mazda3 and Mazda Mazda6 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Mazda Mazda3

Mazda Mazda3 Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Good reputation, and quality is way up. JDPower just put them right at the top, over Civic see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2010 4dr Sedan 167-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Even though many disagree... The smile in the front of the 3 is in reality a "grin". Mazda designs vehicles that keep drivers want to test their vehicles and continue driving them. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2010 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Zoom Zoom is an effective marketing strategy. The original Rx7 (which I owned) put real go-cart style sports car performance in an affordable bracket. They continue to do so with the RX8, as well as the 3 and 6 see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2010 4dr Sedan 167-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I seem to like almost all the cars they produce. Sporty ones (mx-5, rx-8) and not so sporty ones (CX suvs, mazda6). Besides, Zoom-Zoom! see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2010 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Mazda has always been reliable and viewed as a fun to drive, sporty brand. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2009 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4
6-speed manual FWD
This car has won Car & Driver Magazines Best Hot Hatch comparison 3 years running. It is THE BEST performance buy on the market. The 3 has good CR/CU/JD Power ratings. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2009 4dr Hatch 156-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Mazda lives up to its zoom tagline and is known for reliability and longevity. The 3 is the successor to the Protege5. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4
6-speed manual FWD
"Fun" see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2007 4dr Sedan 156-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Good rep.... see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2007 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
mazda has a big mileage warrenty and is known for the cars having a sporty feel. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
Mazda Mazda3 Brand Reputation: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Hatch 156-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The are not really known to be reliable and this is high in my list. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Mazda Mazda6

Mazda Mazda6 Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr Sedan 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Mazda tied with Subaru for second place in 2013 Consumer Reports Best Car Brands, behind Lexus. Great driving a car brand not everyone has but is still known for quality and a great driving experience. see full Mazda Mazda6 review
2008 4dr Hatch 156-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Well screwed together - quality see full Mazda Mazda6 review
Mazda Mazda6 Brand Reputation: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan 170-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
the previous model of mazda6 was looking like 10 years older than camry, altima or accord, it was smaller too, mazda never was something bigger than marginal car producer under the ford management see full Mazda Mazda6 review
2003 4dr Sedan 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Considered low-mid class and low resale values. see full Mazda Mazda6 review
 
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