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What Car? says

4 out of 5 stars

For The 6 Estate is great to drive, reliable and distinctive

Against Cabin plastics; could be more refined

Verdict Verdict One of the great estates

Go for… 2.2D 136 TS3

Avoid… 1.8 S

Mazda 6 Estate
  • 1. This version of the 6 is larger than the car it replaced but it's actually lighter. The light-weight loss gives it a sporty edge that makes it nimble and grippy in the bends.
  • 2. The large tailgate gives great access to the big boot, and for even bigger loads you can drop the split folding rear seats to create a large load space.
  • 3. All models come with stability control and six airbags.
  • 4. Servicing costs are typical for this class of car, but Mazda's reliability record means bills should be kept to a minimum.
  • 5. The older 2.0-litre diesel engine can suffer with lubrication problems, where fuel finds its way into the oil system.
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