Safety Features by Model

i Sport $3,831 - $5,430

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Dual front air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
  • Front side-impact air bags supplemental restraint system
  • Front/rear side curtain air bags
  • Occupant detection system for passenger side air bag
  • 3-point seat belts for all positions
  • Front seat belt pretensioners w/force limiters
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Rear seat child safety seat lower anchors & upper tethers (LATCH)
  • Emergency trunk release
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Front/rear side-impact door beams
  • Crushable brake & accelerator pedal assembly

i Sport VE $4,195 - $5,928

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Dual front air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
  • Front side-impact air bags supplemental restraint system
  • Front/rear side curtain air bags
  • Occupant detection system for passenger side air bag
  • 3-point seat belts for all positions
  • Front seat belt pretensioners w/force limiters
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Rear seat child safety seat lower anchors & upper tethers (LATCH)
  • Emergency trunk release
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Front/rear side-impact door beams
  • Crushable brake & accelerator pedal assembly

i Touring $4,598 - $6,227

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Dual front air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
  • Front side-impact air bags supplemental restraint system
  • Front/rear side curtain air bags
  • Occupant detection system for passenger side air bag
  • 3-point seat belts for all positions
  • Front seat belt pretensioners w/force limiters
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Rear seat child safety seat lower anchors & upper tethers (LATCH)
  • Emergency trunk release
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Front/rear side-impact door beams
  • Crushable brake & accelerator pedal assembly

i Grand Touring $4,810 - $6,623

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Dual front air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
  • Front side-impact air bags supplemental restraint system
  • Front/rear side curtain air bags
  • Occupant detection system for passenger side air bag
  • 3-point seat belts for all positions
  • Front seat belt pretensioners w/force limiters
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Rear seat child safety seat lower anchors & upper tethers (LATCH)
  • Emergency trunk release
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Front/rear side-impact door beams
  • Crushable brake & accelerator pedal assembly

s Sport VE $4,237 - $5,988

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Dual front air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
  • Front side-impact air bags supplemental restraint system
  • Front/rear side curtain air bags
  • Occupant detection system for passenger side air bag
  • 3-point seat belts for all positions
  • Front seat belt pretensioners w/force limiters
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Rear seat child safety seat lower anchors & upper tethers (LATCH)
  • Emergency trunk release
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Front/rear side-impact door beams
  • Crushable brake & accelerator pedal assembly

s Touring $5,275 - $7,068

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Dual front air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
  • Front side-impact air bags supplemental restraint system
  • Front/rear side curtain air bags
  • Occupant detection system for passenger side air bag
  • 3-point seat belts for all positions
  • Front seat belt pretensioners w/force limiters
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Rear seat child safety seat lower anchors & upper tethers (LATCH)
  • Emergency trunk release
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Front/rear side-impact door beams
  • Crushable brake & accelerator pedal assembly

s Grand Touring $4,752 - $6,541

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Dual front air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
  • Front side-impact air bags supplemental restraint system
  • Front/rear side curtain air bags
  • Occupant detection system for passenger side air bag
  • 3-point seat belts for all positions
  • Front seat belt pretensioners w/force limiters
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Rear seat child safety seat lower anchors & upper tethers (LATCH)
  • Emergency trunk release
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Front/rear side-impact door beams
  • Crushable brake & accelerator pedal assembly

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Ratings Moderate Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2003 Mazda 6i 4-door

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IIHS Crash Test Videos

Warranty

Basic Warranty

36 months / 36,000 miles

Drivetrain Warranty

60 months / 60,000 miles

Roadside Assistance Coverage

36 months / 36,000 miles

Recalls

Air Bags May 25, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
May 25, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V354000
Summary:
Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2004-2011 RX-8, 2004-2006 MPV, 2003-2008 Mazda6, and 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6 vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Mazda is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 RX-8, 2004-2006 MPV, 2003-2008 Mazda6 vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Lastly, unless included in "Zone A" or "Zone B" above, Mazda is recalling certain model year 2004 Mazda RX-8 and MPV, 2003-2004 Mazda6 vehicles originally s...
Consequence:
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 15, 2016. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 9416E.
Air Bags Dec 23, 2015
Report Receipt Date:
Dec 23, 2015
NHTSA Campaign:
15V869000
Summary:
Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2003-2008 Mazda6 vehicles manufactured May 29, 2002, to May 5, 2008, 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6 vehicles manufactured July 1, 2005, to June 29, 2007, and a limited production of model year 2004 RX-8 vehicles manufactured June 25, 2003, to June 30, 2003. The inflators in the front passenger air bags are susceptible to rupture in the event of a crash necessitating the deployment of the front passenger air bag.
Consequence:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger's frontal air bag with a new one, free of charge. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 9015L. Note: This recall supersedes recalls 13V-130 and 14V-362 in their entirety. This recall partially supersedes recall 14V-773 in that model year 2003-2006 Mazda6 vehicles covered by that recall are now covered by this campaign.
Equipment Mar 31, 2009
Report Receipt Date:
Mar 31, 2009
NHTSA Campaign:
09E011000
Summary:
THULE, INC. IS RECALLING 2,323 OWNER-INSTALLED ROOF-MOUNTED FIT KITS, MODELS 3068 AND 3069, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 2008 AND FEBRUARY 28, 2009 THAT ARE USED WITH THULE PODIUM FOOT PACKS, MODELS 460 AND 460R. THESE FIT KITS WERE SOLD AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE BOLT(S) USED TO SECURE THE FOOT TO THE VEHICLE WAS MANUFACTURED TO A HARDNESS THAT MAY CAUSE THE BOLT(S) TO BE BRITTLE AND POTENTIALLY BREAK UNDER STRESS.
Consequence:
THIS MAY RESULT IN THE BOLT(S) SNAPPING OFF DURING USE OR WITHOUT A LOAD. THE UNSECURED RACK AND LOAD CAN THEN COME LOOSE WHILE DRIVING CREATING A POTENTIAL ROAD HAZARD, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
THULE WILL MAIL A RETRO FIT KIT ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS TO OWNERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE APRIL 13, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THULE TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-238-2388.
Air Bags Jun 15, 2018
Report Receipt Date:
Jun 15, 2018
NHTSA Campaign:
18V402000
Summary:
Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2003-2008 Mazda6, 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6 and 2004 MPV vehicles nationwide. Mazda is also recalling 2005-2006 MPV vehicles in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these passenger air bag inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolut...
Consequence:
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2018. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500 ,Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 2618F. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V354.
Fuel System, Gasoline > Storage > Tank Assembly Aug 8, 2008
Report Receipt Date:
Aug 8, 2008
NHTSA Campaign:
08V412000
Summary:
MAZDA IS RECALLING 7,200 MY 2007-2008 MAZDA6 VEHICLES WITH CALIFORNIA EMISSION SPECIFICATIONS. THE METAL FUEL TANKS ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY HAVE HAD THE PVC PROTECTIVE COATING ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE FUEL TANK DAMAGED DURING THE ASSEMBLY PROCESS WHICH MAY RESULT IN REDUCED CORROSION RESISTANCE.
Consequence:
THIS COULD LEAD TO PERFORATION OF THE FUEL TANK, CAUSING FUEL LEAKAGE. FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BOTTOM SURFACE OF THE FUEL TANK FOR DAMAGE TO THE PROTECTIVE COATING AND, IF NECESSARY, REPAIR THE COATING OR REPLACE THE FUEL TANK. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT AUGUST 28, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500, OPTION 2.
Air Bags Jul 26, 2017
Report Receipt Date:
Jul 26, 2017
NHTSA Campaign:
17V474000
Summary:
Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2003-2008 Mazda6, 2004-2008 RX-8, and 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6 vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion and other factors, including manufacturing variability that, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.
Consequence:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in September 2017. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 1417G. Note: This recall supersedes recall 15V-382.