Mazda 6 vs. Chevrolet Volt

Compare repair costs, reliability, and owner reviews

Mazda 6

$481
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Chevrolet Volt

$550
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Overall Reliability Rating

4
Excellent
The Mazda 6 Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 6th out of 24 for midsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $481 which means it has lower than average ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the 6.
4
Above Average
The Chevrolet Volt Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 2nd out of 4 for alternative fuel vehicles. The average annual repair cost is $550 which means it has lower than average ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the Volt.
Cost
Average annual repairs total
$481
inexpensive
expensive
$550
inexpensive
expensive
Frequency
Average annual repair shop visits
0.4
not often
very often
0.44
not often
very often
Severity
Percentage of annual repairs that are urgent
9%
not urgent
urgent
9%
not urgent
urgent

Overall Car Ratings & Details

5 (1)
4 (25)
3 (17)
2 (8)
1 (1)
The Mazda 6 ranks highest in value and ranks lowest in comfort.
“I've had my Mazda6 for 5 years, replacing a succession of Hondas and Acuras. I've found the car to be quite reliable, but with a few minor annoyances: squeaks from the dash, throttle-lag, and...”
“I've had my Mazda6 for 5 years, replacing a succession of Hondas and Acuras. I've found the car...”
5 (1)
4 (1)
3
(0)
2
(0)
1
(0)
The Chevrolet Volt ranks highest in value and ranks lowest in value.
“The Volt is the best car I've ever owned both from a performance (fun to drive) and from a quality perspective. The immediate torque from an electric car makes for a really enjoyable experience...”
“The Volt is the best car I've ever owned both from a performance (fun to drive) and from a...”