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2010 Mazda MAZDA6

2008 Nissan Altima

  2010 Mazda Mazda6 2008 Nissan Altima 2-door Coupe I4 Man S Front Exterior View
MSRP
$18,600
$18,620
Invoice $17,649 $18,243
MPG
City/Highway
17/30 19/33
Rating
8.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2010 Mazda Mazda6 is the choice for driving enthusiasts who are also compelled to make a practical, family-friendly selection. Read Full Review The 2008 Nissan Altima is a little sportier, though not less sensible. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Responsive, agile handling
  • Sporty, classy styling
  • Strong acceleration (V-6)
  • backseat for adults
  • Cargo space

Dislikes:

  • Lack of contrast on uplevel instruments
  • No rear-seatback release in trunk
  • Bluetooth not offered on more affordable models

Likes:

  • Base four-cylinder model is peppier than rivals
  • Very fuel-efficient with four-cylinder and CVT automatic
  • Especially torquey V-6 can keep up with some sports-cars
  • Crisp, responsive handling

Dislikes:

  • Back-seat not especially roomy
  • No way to avoid gimmicky keyless ignition system
  • Four-cylinder models don’t include stability control
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