2016 Nissan Altima vs 2016 Mazda 6

When it comes to choosing a new car, the mid-sized sedan segment has a lot to offer. This segment has a variety of comfortable, premium cars with a wide-range of great features. If you are interested in a mid-sized sedan, with so many options you may have a hard time choosing one. As for the leaders in the class, the Nissan Altima and Mazda 6 have been incredibly popular with drivers since they were first released. But which one is truly the best option? Let’s take a look at the 2016 Nissan Altima vs 2016 Mazda 6 to help you decide which vehicle is the right fit for you.

The 2016 Nissan Altima and 2016 Mazda 6 do have quite a few similarities. Both vehicles are stylish and roomy with powerful engines and a variety of cutting-edge features. The Altima and Mazda 6 both have high-tech infotainment system and some of the most state-of-the-art driver assistance systems to keep drivers and passengers safe on the road. Both vehicles also have incredibly high fuel economy ratings that put other mid-sized sedans to shame. While it’s pretty clear that the Nissan Altima and Mazda 6 have a lot in common, their differences are where we can start to determine which may be a better option.

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2016 Nissan Altima VS 2016 Mazda 6
182-hp, 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder or 270-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Engine Options 184-hp, 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder
27 city / 39 highway Maximum Fuel Economy (mpg) 28 city / 40 highway
101.9 cubic feet Passenger Volume 99.7 cubic feet
Available Driver Assistance Features? Available

Comparing the 2016 Nissan Altima and 2016 Mazda 6

When it comes to performance, the 2016 Nissan Altima may have the edge over the 2016 Mazda 6. Both vehicles have a base 4-cylinder engine with around 180 horsepower, but the Nissan Altima also has an available V6 engine for its higher trim levels for those looking for a more high-octane driving experience. As for the style and design, the Altima also surpasses the Mazda 6. The Nissan Altima has been redesigned for 2016, which sportier styling and more premium accents. The Mazda 6 on the other hand, returns with the same design as the 2015 model. The Altima also offers a little more interior space for passengers than the Mazda 6, which may mean a more comfortable ride for those in the Nissan sedan.

Overall, the 2016 Nissan Altima and 2016 Mazda 6 are very similar, but the few differences between these models allow the Altima to truly rise above its competitor. Of course, you may still be on the fence about which vehicle you should choose. If this is the case, a test drive should tell you want you need to know to make a decision about which model is right for you. If you would like to learn more about the 2016 Nissan Altima, feel free to reach out to our staff here at Glendale Nissan for more information.

2016 Nissan Altima exterior redesign
2016 Mazda 6 exterior styling
2016 Nissan Altima interior seating and features
2016 Mazda 6 interior seating and features

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