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Mazda 6 vs. Chevrolet Volt

Compare repair costs, reliability, and owner reviews

Mazda 6

$430
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Chevrolet Volt

$582
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Overall Reliability Rating

4
1
2
Group 4
Group 4
Excellent
The Mazda 6 Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 5th out of 24 for midsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $430 which means it has excellent ownership costs. The severity and frequency of repairs are lower than other vehicles, so the 6 is one of the more reliable vehicles on the road.
4
Group 4
Group 4
Excellent
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 $582 which means it has 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
$430
inexpensive
expensive
$582
inexpensive
expensive
Frequency
Average annual repair shop visits
0.29
not often
very often
0.48
not often
very often
Severity
Percentage of annual repairs that are urgent
9%
not urgent
urgent
7%
not urgent
urgent

Overall Car Ratings & Details

5 (1)
4 (23)
3 (15)
2 (8)
1
(0)
The Mazda Mazda6 ranks highest in suspension and ranks lowest in electrical.
“I love my used Mazda but it does some whacky problems. The alarm goes of a few times a day. Dealership says door actuators need to be replaced, however, they have no way of knowing which one is cau...”
“I love my used Mazda but it does some whacky problems. The alarm goes of a few times a day. Deale...”
5 (1)
4 (1)
3
(0)
2
(0)
1
(0)
The Chevrolet Volt ranks highest in body and ranks lowest in heating.
“I purchased my Chevy Volt in October of 2012 at Blossom Chevrolet in Indianapolis, Indiana from Martin McNeelan and am simply in-love with this car. Especially since gasoline cracked the $4.00 bar...”
“I purchased my Chevy Volt in October of 2012 at Blossom Chevrolet in Indianapolis, Indiana from M...”
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