Compare 2014 Audi S8 vs 2014 Mazda MAZDA6

2014 Audi S8
2014 Mazda MAZDA6
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 15 26 $104,627 $112,500
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4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport 25 37 $20,035 $20,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Sport 26 38 $21,546 $22,695
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 25 37 $22,329 $23,645
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 26 38 $23,320 $24,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Grand Touring 26 38 $28,038 $29,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$104,627
$20,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$112,500
$20,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1875 / month
$350 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Mazda 6 is a beauty, with refined, perky powertrains and a driving experience that mostly delivers on what the exterior suggests.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
115.1 99.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 55.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 38.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 57.1
Second Leg Room (in)
38.7 38.7
Front Hip Room (in)
- 56.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.1
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
117.8 111.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.7 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 62.4
Length, Overall (in)
202.2 191.5
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 14.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14 10.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.7 11.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 36.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P265/35YR21 P225/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
HW4 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/35YR21 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
HW4 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4685 3183
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
21 X 9 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
21 X 9 17 X 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
481 @ 5500 185 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.0 L/244 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
520 @ 6000 184 @ 5700
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 25
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.70
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.20 4.11
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.30
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 1.95
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi S8 Mazda Mazda6
Body Style
quattro Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.5 (Est) 6.3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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