Mazda Xedos 6 Review from Australia and New Zealand

1992 Mazda Xedos 6 2.0 V6 petrol

Model year1992
Year of manufacture1992
First year of ownership2002
Most recent year of ownership2003
Engine and transmission 2.0 V6 petrol Automatic
Performance marks 6 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.4 / 10
Distance when acquired89000 miles
Most recent distance105000 miles
Previous carMercedes-Benz C-Class

Summary:

Class for brass

Faults:

Interior light didn't work.

HT leads needed replacing.

Timing chains rattled at start up for first few minutes.

General Comments:

Gives a quality of ride and build usually found in much higher priced cars.

Nobody I knew got within £4000 of guessing it's true value (£2500), or believed it was a ten year old car.

The V6 engine was silky smooth, handling was perfectly acceptable (for a front-wheel drive) and my Maz was always reliable - started 1st time every time.

Probably one of the best value 2nd hand cars ever - pick one up for peanuts after the massive depreciation has taken it's toll.

An absolute bargain.

P.S. It was so good I bought one in Australia (the badge name here is 'Eunos 500') when I emigrated!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 23rd February, 2005

Average review marks: 7.4 / 10, based on 1 review