2017 Mazda6 Vs. Honda Accord Staten Island, NY

Stop on by Island Mazda near Staten Island, New York to compare for yourself the advanced 2017 Mazda6 Vs. Honda Accord. Both cars are praised for their upscale, high-quality cabins. Interior styling and layout is comparable to what you would expect to find in a luxury vehicle. The Mazda6 and the Honda Accord provide plenty of comfort and space for passengers in all seats. The Mazda6 and the Accord have outstanding safety scores, and both achieved the Top Safety Pick+ designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

When looking at the base models with manual transmissions, the Mazda6’s 24 mpg in the city and 34 on the highway tops the Accord’s 23 mpg in the city and 32 on the highway. However, the Honda’s CVT automatic transmission narrowly beats the Mazda6’s automatic transmission. The Mazda6 Grand Touring Trim’s technology package matches the Honda’s CVT. According to the EPA, the Mazda6 wins by a very slim margin with everything considered.

While the Mazda6 has only one engine option – a 184-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder – reviewers rave about the car’s performance. This is mostly due to its exhilarating driving dynamics. The Mazda6 is a class topper with its agile handling, responsive steering, and powerful brakes. The Accord comes standard with a 185-horsepower 2.4-liter four-cylinder. A powerful 3.5-liter V6 is available on upper trims. The four-cylinder comes with a manual transmission but can be upgraded to an automatic. The V6 is paired with a six-speed transmission that critics complained about for untimely shifting. The ride and handling are comfortable, but not inherently sporty.

Both cars are safe and efficient and offer handsome, well-equipped cabins. The Mazda6 is the better performer, and the Accord offers more interior technology. The Accord will likely be the more reliable vehicle, but the Mazda6 will keep some extra cash in your wallet. Based on the data that drives our scoring, both are top choices in the midsize segment.

Contact Island Mazda near Staten Island, New York to compare for yourself the advanced 2017 Mazda6 Vs. Honda Accord.

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