Compare 2021 Honda Accord vs 2021 Mazda MAZDA6

2021 Honda Accord
2021 Mazda MAZDA6
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EX Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accord Hybrid EX Sedan 48 48 $28,616 $30,520
Accord Hybrid EX-L Sedan 48 48 $30,834 $32,890
Accord Hybrid Sedan 48 48 $25,329 $26,570
Accord Hybrid Touring Sedan 44 41 $33,594 $36,440
Accord Sedan EX-L 1.5T CVT 30 38 $29,336 $31,290
Accord Sedan LX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $23,807 $24,970
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T CVT 29 35 $25,724 $27,430
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $30,104 $32,110
Accord Sedan Sport SE 1.5T CVT 29 35 $27,118 $28,920
Accord Sedan Touring 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $34,017 $36,900
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Carbon Edition Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mazda6 Carbon Edition Automatic 23 31 $30,966 $32,800
Mazda6 Grand Touring Automatic 23 31 $28,348 $30,025
Mazda6 Grand Touring Reserve Automatic 23 31 $30,707 $32,525
Mazda6 Signature Automatic 23 31 $33,751 $35,750
Mazda6 Sport Automatic 26 35 $23,092 $24,325
Mazda6 Touring Automatic 26 35 $25,425 $26,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,616
$30,966
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,520
$32,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$509 / month
$547 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
More tech this year makes the 2021 Honda Accord a compelling buy, but the options can rack up. The 2021 Mazda 6 drives the point home: not every family needs a crossover SUV.
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Fuel Economy
City
48 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
48 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.7 99.8
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 53.5
Second Leg Room (in)
40.4 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
55 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 55.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
196.1 192.7
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
111.4 111.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
63 62.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 14.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 10.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.8 16.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.2 36.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P225/45WR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P225/45WR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3375 3582
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 19 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 3500 310 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
212 @ 6200 227 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
48 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
48 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
48 31
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.45 - 2.45 3.49
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 4.09
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
8.40 3.99
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.99
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.60
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.45
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.71
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Hybrid Mazda Mazda6
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.6 6.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
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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2021 Honda Accord
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  • Lease: From $310/mo. (2021, Sign & Drive)
  • Rebates: Get up to $2,250 off (2020)
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR (2021)
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2021 Mazda MAZDA6
  • 2021 Mazda6 supplies in good shape; 2020s still on sale
  • Lease: From $252 for 36 months
  • Rebates: Up to $2,250 off
  • Finance: From 0.9% for 60 months
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