Compare 2011 Hyundai Sonata vs 2011 Mazda MAZDA6

2011 Hyundai Sonata
2011 Mazda MAZDA6
Add Vehicle
Select style
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic Ltd
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic Ltd 22 33 $25,465 $27,245
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic Ltd w/17" Wheels 22 33 $25,373 $27,145
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic Ltd w/Wine Int 22 33 $25,465 $27,245
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic SE 22 33 $23,026 $24,345
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic GLS 22 35 $19,538 $20,395
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic GLS PZEV 22 35 $19,538 $20,395
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Hybrid 34 39 $24,383 $25,795
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Ltd 22 35 $23,847 $25,495
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Ltd PZEV 22 35 $23,847 $25,495
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Ltd PZEV w/Wine Int 22 35 $23,847 $25,495
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Ltd w/Wine Int 22 35 $23,847 $25,495
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic SE 22 35 $21,578 $22,795
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Manual GLS 24 35 $18,593 $19,395
Select style
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Grand Touring
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mazda6 4-Door Sedan Automatic i Grand Touring 22 31 $24,788 $26,820
Mazda6 4-Door Sedan Automatic i Sport 22 31 $19,405 $20,990
Mazda6 4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 22 31 $20,923 $22,635
Mazda6 4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring Plus 22 31 $22,406 $24,240
Mazda6 4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 18 27 $27,098 $29,320
Mazda6 4-Door Sedan Automatic s Touring Plus 18 27 $25,030 $27,080
Mazda6 4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport 21 30 $18,481 $19,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,465
$24,788
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,245
$26,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$454 / month
$447 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Hyundai Sonata takes some smart styling and performance risks to raise its profile. The 2011 Mazda Mazda6 is a great pick for practically-minded family-car shoppers who also value driving enjoyment.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 38.1
Second Hip Room (in)
54.9 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.8 101.9
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
45.5 42.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.2 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 38.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.5 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
189.8 193.7
Height, Overall (in)
57.9 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
110.0 109.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 72.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.4 16.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.1 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 0.4 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.5 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.94 2.93
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45R18 P215/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
T125/80D16 T115/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45R18 P215/55VR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3338-3452 3309
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 17.0 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16.0 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 17.0 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
2.8 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
269 @ 1750-4500 167 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
274 @ 6000 170 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
GDI MPFI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.65 3.62
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.29
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again
SHIFTRONIC NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.39 3.41
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83 1.93
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.89 3.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 0.93
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Sonata Mazda Mazda6
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent E-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 7 (2010)
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

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue