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Mazda 6 vs. Honda Accord

Compare repair costs, reliability, and owner reviews

Mazda 6

2016 Mazda Mazda6
$430
Annual Repair Cost
on average

Honda Accord

2015 Honda Accord
$375
Annual Repair Cost
on average

Overall Reliability Rating

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.

Excellent

The Honda Accord Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 3rd out of 24 for midsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $375 which means it has excellent ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low, and these issues are less frequent than average, so the Accord is one of the more reliable vehicles on the road.

Reliability Rating Breakdown

Cost
Average annual repairs total
$430
inexpensive
very expensive
$375
inexpensive
very expensive
Frequency
Average annual repair shop visits
0.3
not often
way too often
0.3
not often
way too often
Severity
Percentage of annual repairs that are urgent
9%
minor issues
major issues
8%
minor issues
major issues

Overall Car Ratings & Details

(47 Reviews)
(226 Reviews)
Rating Details
5 star
(1)
4 star
(22)
3 star
(15)
2 star
(8)
1 star
(0)

The Mazda Mazda6 ranks highest in suspension and ranks lowest in electrical.

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“Hello everyone, im not here to write a review. im here to seek some help. I have this really nice looking Mazda 6, % speed manual transmission just sitting in my yard. family member of mine got was...”

Rating Details
5 star
(29)
4 star
(95)
3 star
(62)
2 star
(29)
1 star
(8)

The Honda Accord ranks highest in exhaust and ranks lowest in brakes.

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“Car is as reliable as it gets, but not perfect. The power steering pump, resurfacing the front rotors, and front wheel bearing, 1 o2 sensor, and air intake hose in 14 years of ownership. excellent ...”

Vehicle Comparison Rundown

The Mazda 6 and the Honda Accord are both midsize, four-door sedans. Both come with front-wheel drive.

In the engine department, both the Mazda6 and the Honda Accord have comparable standard and optional engines. The Mazda 6 has 184 horsepower standard, with a 250-horsepower engine optional. The Honda Accord has 192 horsepower standard, with a 252-horsepower engine optional. 

In a comparison of interior and trunk space, the Accord has a slight edge. The Mazda 6 has interior volume of 99.7 cubic feet and 14.7 cubic feet of trunk space. The Accord offers 102.7 cubic feet inside and a trunk volume of 16.7 cubic feet.

Both the Mazda 6 and the Honda Accord are worthy of your consideration. They have similar engine power, and they both have excellent driving qualities. You may prefer the attractive styling of the Mazda 6, or you may lean toward the larger trunk and interior of the Accord. Drive them both and then decide.

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