2019 Mazda MAZDA6 vs. Its Competition

2019 Mazda MAZDA6
Aaron Cole Aaron Cole Managing Editor

Mid-size sedan buyers have it made in the shade.

Most competitors are good and relatively cheap, compared to crossovers.

The Honda Accord was our pick for Best Car To Buy 2018 and it leads the class.

The Toyota Camry isn’t far behind and its hybrid model is very fuel-efficient.

The Nissan Altima is new for 2019 and features a good exterior and available raucous turbo-4.

The Subaru Legacy is due for an update soon, but its all-wheel-drive system will be attractive to snowy-state buyers.

The Chevy Malibu is on its way out and discounts should be plentiful.

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Quick Specs
The 2019 Mazda 6 is a breakout among mid-sizers that can lack flair and fun.
The 2019 Chevrolet Malibu is a likeable sedan, but it requires some compromises when it comes to essential safety tech.
The 2019 Nissan Altima is a sharper sedan now, made better with great active safety features and a newly available turbo-4.
The 2019 Subaru Legacy is no thrill machine, but this under-the-radar mid-size sedan is hard to beat for its comfort, safety, and value.
The 2019 Toyota Camry discards its plain vanilla personality in favor of vanilla bean.
MSRP From    
Gas Mileage    
23 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 43 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 39 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 53 MPG Hwy
Regular Unleaded I-4Turbocharged Gas I4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded H-4Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class    
Midsize CarsMidsize CarsMidsize CarsMidsize CarsMidsize Cars
Style Name    
Sport Automatic4-Door Sedan L w/1VL2.5 S Sedan2.5iL Automatic (SE)
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
Passenger Doors    
Body Style    
Automatic w/ODAutomaticCVT w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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