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2013 Mazda MAZDA6

2013 Kia Optima

  2013 Mazda Mazda6 2013 Kia Optima Hybrid 4-door Sedan 2.4L Auto LX Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$20,725
$21,350
Invoice $19,575 $20,400
MPG
City/Highway
18/30 22/35
Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.4
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Bottom Line 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 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
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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

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
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