Compare the 2017 Mazda6

Compare the 2017 Mazda6 against the 2017 Nissan Altima and 2017 Toyota Camry

One of America's best-selling sedans is back with a sophisticated new design, exhilarating performance, and plenty of features for drivers and passengers alike. The 2017 Mazda6 is here and ready to set the standard for the midsize sedan segment. Going up against competitors like the 2017 Toyota Camry and the 2017 Nissan Altima, the new Mazda6 continues to be one of the most popular models in its class. Brown's Chantilly Mazda has an extensive selection of new Mazda6 models and sales associates ready to assist you with your purchase. We take pride in being your local Mazda dealer and will work to make sure your next car-buying experience is a breeze. Let us give you side-by-side comparisons of the Mazda6, Camry, and Altima to help you make an informed decision. Continue reading or stop by our Chantilly, VA dealer today for more information.

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Mazda6 vs. Nissan Altima

Though comparable, the new Mazda6 outshines the Altima in several key areas.

  • The new Mazda6 is more affordable than the Altima, offering outstanding performance and features at a more lower price.
  • Get more available power thanks to the Mazda6's standard 184-horsepower 2.5-liter inline-four-cylinder engine, while the Altima comes with a 179-horsepower 2.5-liter inline-four-cylinder.
  • The Mazda6 channels its power through a standard manual transmission. The Altima's engine is mated to a CVT, which is your only option.
  • Both of these front-wheel drive sedans have incredible fuel efficiency. The Mazda6 averages 34 miles per gallon on the highway, and the Altima average 39 miles per gallon on the highway.
  • The Mazda6 offers more standard features than the Altima such as cruise control, leather steering wheel, fog lights, and front manual lumbar support.

Mazda6 vs. Toyota Camry

Next, let's take a look at how the Mazda6 compares to the Camry.

  • Much like with the Altima, the Mazda6 also has a lower starting price than the Camry.
  • The Mazda6 also has a better fuel economy than the Camry, averaging 34 miles per gallon on the highway. The Camry averages only 33 miles per gallon on the highway.
  • Backseat passengers will have more available rear legroom in the Mazda6 with 42.2 inches of space, while the Camry has only 41.6 inches.
  • The Mazda6 has a lower curb weight than the Camry which helps the Mazda6's fuel economy and efficiency.
  • Both of these cars come with 3-Years/36,000-Mile Powertrain Warranties.
  • Get more safety features in the new Mazda6 thanks to the i-ACTIVSENSE® suite including radar cruise control, forward obstruction warning, and lane departure warning.



The 2017 Mazda6 vs. the 2017 Honda Accord

  • The starting price of the 2017 Mazda 6 is $22,780 MSRP, which is considerably more affordable than the 2017 Honda Accord's starting price of $23,230 MSRP.
  • The base engine in the Mazda6 offers higher fuel economy in the city and on the highway than the Accord's base engine.
  • The Mazda6's base engine also has higher torque than the Accord's base engine, giving you the get-up-and-go you need.
  • The base Mazda6 comes standard with HD Radio and Keyless ignition, and offers optional features like navigation and parking assistance tech; these are only available on higher trim levels of the Accord.
  • Your taller passengers will enjoy more rear hip and leg room in the Mazda6, making it easier to stretch out on long trips.
  • According to, the Mazda6 scored perfect 5-star Average Consumer Ratings in all categories - Interior, Reliability, Performance, Safety, Comfort, Technology, and Value. The Honda Accord can't say that about any category.
  • Last but not least, the base Mazda6 offers eight exterior color options and two interior colors, easily outclassing the base Accord's two exterior colors and one interior color option.

Visit Brown's Chantilly Mazda

Get your new 2017 Mazda6 today at Brown's Chantilly Mazda. We take pride in our new and used Mazda inventories that we back with world-class customer support. Be sure to speak with our available finance department as well during your next visit. We will work to get you approved quickly and easily. Whether you're looking to buy or lease, get behind the wheel of your new Mazda6 within your budget. Contact us or stop by for more information and available offers.