Compare 2014 BMW M5 vs 2014 Mazda MAZDA6

2014 BMW M5
2014 Mazda MAZDA6
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 14 20 $85,470 $92,900
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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
$85,470
$20,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$92,900
$20,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1548 / 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
14 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.1
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 38.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 55.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.5 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 99.7
Front Hip Room (in)
- 56.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
193.5 191.5
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 62
Wheelbase (in)
116.7 111.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14 14.8
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.6 10.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 16.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 36.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/35YR19 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/40YR19 P225/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4387 3183
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 10 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
209 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
560 @ 6000 184 @ 5700
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
500 @ 1500 185 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.4 L/268 2.5 L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 29
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.59 1.95
Trans Order Code
2MK NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.81 3.70
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 4.11
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.70 1.30
Trans Type
7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.84
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW M5 Mazda Mazda6
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.3 (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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