2nd Gen (2009 – 2012) Mazda MAZDA6 Problems

The 2nd generation of the MAZDA6 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 4.76. That can be compared against other Mazda generations. Shopping for a Mazda? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2009–2012 MAZDA6 model years have sent in 63 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the lights (20%) followed by the interior (17%) and the body (11%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Mazda model years.

Watch out for the 2010 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2012 6
0.96
2011 6
3.71
2010 22
7.4
2009 29
6.98

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