Compare 2020 Mazda MAZDA6 vs 2020 Nissan Altima

2020 Mazda MAZDA6
2020 Nissan Altima
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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
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2.0 Platinum Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Altima 2.0 Platinum Sedan 25 34 $32,769 $35,180
Altima 2.0 SR Sedan 25 34 $27,719 $29,750
Altima 2.5 Platinum AWD Sedan 25 35 $31,440 $33,750
Altima 2.5 Platinum Sedan 27 37 $30,184 $32,400
Altima 2.5 S AWD Sedan 26 36 $23,906 $25,650
Altima 2.5 S Sedan 28 39 $22,650 $24,300
Altima 2.5 SL AWD Sedan 26 36 $29,430 $31,590
Altima 2.5 SL Sedan 28 39 $28,175 $30,240
Altima 2.5 SR AWD Sedan 25 35 $25,395 $27,250
Altima 2.5 SR Sedan 27 37 $24,139 $25,900
Altima 2.5 SV AWD Sedan 26 36 $27,477 $29,490
Altima 2.5 SV Sedan 28 39 $26,222 $28,140

Pricing

Invoice Price

$28,136
$32,769

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$29,800
$35,180

Monthly Payment Estimate

$497 / month
$586 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.7
6.7

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2020 Mazda 6 gives drivers a last great shot to stay crossover-free. The 2020 Nissan Altima is a handsome sedan with a great-looking price.

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Fuel Economy

City

23 mpg 25 mpg

Highway

31 mpg 34 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Midsize Cars Midsize Cars

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³)

99.8 98.8

Second Hip Room (in)

53.5 54.5

Front Shoulder Room (in)

55.9 58.2

Second Head Room (in)

37.1 36.7

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Shoulder Room (in)

55.1 57.1

Front Leg Room (in)

42.2 43.8

Front Hip Room (in)

53.5 54.7

Second Leg Room (in)

38.7 35.2

Front Head Room (in)

37.4 38

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

62.8 62.8

Min Ground Clearance (in)

6.5 5.1

Length, Overall (in)

192.7 192.9

Height, Overall (in)

57.1 56.9

Track Width, Rear (in)

62.4 62.8

Wheelbase (in)

111.4 111.2

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

72.4 72.9

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

14.7 15.4

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.6 11.7

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)

10.9 11.5

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)

16.4 16.2

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

36.7 37.4

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Front Tire Size

P225/45WR19 P235/40VR19

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P225/45WR19 P235/40VR19

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3582 3438

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

19 X 7.5 19 X 8

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

19 X 7.5 19 X 8

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

150 150

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

310 @ 2000 267 @ 4000

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

2.5 L/152 2.0 L/120

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

227 @ 5000 236 @ 5600

Engine Type

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

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

26 29

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

31 34

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

23 25

Transmission

First Gear Ratio (:1)

3.49 -

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

4.09 5.25

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.45 -

Trans Type

6 1

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.71 -

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.99 1.80

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

1.99 -

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 -

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.60 -

Summary

Vehicle Name

Mazda Mazda6 Nissan Altima

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

6.8 6.1

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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