Compare 2020 Hyundai Sonata vs 2020 Mazda MAZDA6

2020 Hyundai Sonata
2020 Mazda MAZDA6
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Limited 1.6T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sonata Limited 1.6T 27 36 $31,737 $33,500
Sonata SE 2.5L 28 38 $22,716 $23,600
Sonata SEL 2.5L 27 37 $24,444 $25,700
Sonata SEL Plus 1.6T 27 36 $26,267 $27,650
Sonata Hybrid Blue 2.0L 50 54 $26,460 $27,750
Sonata Hybrid Limited 2.0L 45 51 $33,655 $35,300
Sonata Hybrid SEL 2.0L 45 51 $28,509 $29,900
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Grand Touring Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mazda6 Grand Touring Automatic 23 31 $28,136 $29,800
Mazda6 Grand Touring Reserve Automatic 23 31 $30,496 $32,300
Mazda6 Signature Automatic 23 31 $33,420 $35,400
Mazda6 Sport Automatic 26 35 $22,880 $24,100
Mazda6 Touring Automatic 26 35 $25,212 $26,700

Pricing

Invoice Price

$31,737
$28,136

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$33,500
$29,800

Monthly Payment Estimate

$558 / month
$497 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.3
6.7

TCC’s Bottom Line

The Hyundai Sonata finds its magic again for 2020, with a distinctive luxury-car vibe plus some features you won’t find in rival sedans. The 2020 Mazda 6 gives drivers a last great shot to stay crossover-free.

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Fuel Economy

City

27 mpg 23 mpg

Highway

36 mpg 31 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Large Cars Midsize Cars

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³)

104.4 99.8

Second Hip Room (in)

54.4 53.5

Front Shoulder Room (in)

57.9 55.9

Second Head Room (in)

38.4 37.1

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Shoulder Room (in)

56.1 55.1

Front Leg Room (in)

46.1 42.2

Front Hip Room (in)

54.6 53.5

Second Leg Room (in)

34.8 38.7

Front Head Room (in)

40 37.4

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

63.1 62.8

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5.3 6.5

Length, Overall (in)

192.9 192.7

Height, Overall (in)

56.9 57.1

Track Width, Rear (in)

63.3 62.4

Wheelbase (in)

111.8 111.4

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

73.2 72.4

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

16 14.7

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.8 12.6

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)

11.8 10.9

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

15.9 16.4

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

35.9 36.7

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Front Tire Size

P235/45VR18 P225/45WR19

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P235/45VR18 P225/45WR19

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3336 3582

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 X 7.5 19 X 7.5

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 X 7.5 19 X 7.5

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

130 150

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

195 @ 1500 310 @ 2000

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

1.6 L/98 2.5 L/152

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

180 @ 5500 227 @ 5000

Engine Type

Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

31 26

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

36 31

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

27 23

Transmission

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.72 3.49

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.64 -

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.37 4.09

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.86 1.45

Trans Type

8 6

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.22 0.71

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.80 -

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.24 3.99

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.91 1.99

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.42 1.00

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 0.60

Summary

Vehicle Name

Hyundai Sonata Mazda Mazda6

Body Style

Sedan Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Strut Strut

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

5.7 6.8

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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