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2013 Kia Optima

2013 Mazda MAZDA6

  2013 Kia Optima Hybrid 4-door Sedan 2.4L Auto LX Angular Front Exterior View 2013 Mazda Mazda6
MSRP
$21,350
$20,725
Invoice $20,400 $19,575
MPG
City/Highway
22/35 18/30
Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2013 Kia Optima adds generous dashes of style and sophistication to what's otherwise a sensible, frugal, and spacious mid-size sedan. Read Full Review The 2013 Mazda6 is a little more enjoyable to drive than other mid-size sedans, and its roomy, comfortable interior is another advantage, but it's behind the curve in occupant safety and tech features. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Handsome exterior
  • Sporty, simply instrument layout
  • Great gas mileage
  • Decent handling
  • Good value for the money

Dislikes:

  • Short, flat front seats
  • Entry/exit to the back seats
  • No UVO if you want navigation

Likes:

  • Confident steering and handling
  • Tasteful, sporty styling
  • Comfortable, supportive seating
  • Strong V-6 engine
  • Trunk space

Dislikes:

  • Base Sport still missing Bluetooth
  • Unimpressive in safety
  • Lackluster gas mileage
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