Compare 2010 Mazda MAZDA6 vs 2008 Honda Accord Sedan

2010 Mazda MAZDA6
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4-Door Sedan Manual i SV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i SV 20 29 $17,649 $18,600
4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport 20 29 $18,010 $19,470
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Sport 21 30 $18,930 $20,470
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 20 29 $19,464 $21,050
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 21 30 $20,293 $21,950
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring Plus 21 30 $22,087 $23,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Grand Touring 21 30 $24,098 $26,085
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Touring Plus 17 25 $24,572 $26,600
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 17 25 $26,357 $28,540
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4-Door I4 Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door I4 Manual LX 22 31 $18,472 $20,360
4-Door I4 Automatic LX 21 31 $19,195 $21,160
4-Door I4 Automatic PZEV LX 21 31 $19,195 $21,160
4-Door I4 Manual LX-P 22 31 $19,376 $21,360
4-Door I4 Automatic LX-P 21 31 $20,099 $22,160
4-Door I4 Automatic PZEV LX-P 21 31 $20,099 $22,160
4-Door I4 Manual EX 22 31 $20,912 $23,060
4-Door I4 Automatic EX 21 31 $21,635 $23,860
4-Door I4 Automatic PZEV EX 21 31 $21,635 $23,860
4-Door I4 Manual EX-L 22 31 $22,720 $25,060
4-Door I4 Automatic EX-L 21 31 $23,442 $25,860
4-Door I4 Automatic PZEV EX-L 21 31 $23,442 $25,860
4-Door V6 Automatic EX 19 29 $23,533 $25,960
4-Door V6 Automatic PZEV EX 19 29 $23,533 $25,960
4-Door I4 Manual w/Navi EX-L 22 31 $24,708 $27,260
4-Door I4 Automatic w/Navi EX-L 21 31 $25,430 $28,060
4-Door I4 Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX-L 21 31 $25,430 $28,060
4-Door V6 Automatic EX-L 19 29 $25,430 $28,060
4-Door V6 Automatic PZEV EX-L 19 29 $25,430 $28,060
4-Door V6 Automatic w/Navi EX-L 19 29 $27,418 $30,260
4-Door V6 Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX-L 19 29 $27,418 $30,260
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,649
$18,472
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,600
$20,360
Monthly Payment Estimate
$310 / month
$339 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Mazda Mazda6 is the choice for driving enthusiasts who are also compelled to make a practical, family-friendly selection. Whether you're looking for a comfy commuter in the $20,000 range or a luxurious, powerful $30,000 family sedan, the newly redesigned 2008 Honda Accord should be on your shortlist.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 56.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 42.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 56.6
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 41.4
Second Hip Room (in)
55.9 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 58.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.9 106.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
193.7 194.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.9 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 62.6
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 110.2
Liftover Height (in)
NA NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 62.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.6 14.0
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 11.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 11.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 13.08
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.93 2.56
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D16 T135/80D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3258 3230
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16.0 x 4.0 16
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16.0 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16.0 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.9 8.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 6000 177 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
167 @ 4000 161 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.15
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.65
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.78
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.39 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.87
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.27
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda Mazda6 Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.04
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent E-Type Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut Double wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 -

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