2019 Mazda 3 vs 2019 Mazda 6



2019 Mazda 3 vs 2019 Mazda 6
2019 Mazda 3 2019 Mazda 6

  Engine

2.5L I4 2.5L I4

  Horsepower

186hp 187hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

26/35 * 26/35 *

  Transmission

6-Speed Shiftable Automatic 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic

2019 Mazda 3 vs 2019 Mazda 6

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In an age where crossovers, SUVs, and trucks are becoming a popular choice, the Mazda 3 and Mazda 6 are keeping sedans relevant. The 2019 Mazda 3 received a complete makeover for this year. It has sports car handling while maintaining the comfort of an upscale sedan. The higher trim levels are designed with premium materials that are typically reserved for higher-end vehicles. The Mazda 6 also handles like a sports car and is fun to drive thanks in part to its standard G-Vectoring Control Plus system. It also has a sophisticated interior that is attractive and comfortable.

Performance

The 2019 Mazda 3 comes standard with a powerful 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 186 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque. It is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission that spins the front wheels. All-wheel-drive is available on all trims except the base this year for improved traction and control. For drivers that prefer a manual gearbox, this option is available on the front-wheel-drive hatchback with the optional Premium package. The 2019 Mazda 6 uses the same base engine as the Mazda 3 except it is rated at 187 hp. The higher trims feature an optional 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that pumps out an impressive 250 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. It is connected to a six-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel-drive is standard on all trim levels.

Appearance

The 2019 Mazda 3 is redesigned for this year, and it looks sportier and more elegant than its competitors. The nose features a large grille and narrow headlights and LED exterior lighting is standard on all trims. The base model comes standard with 16-inch alloy wheels while the Select and higher trims upgrade to 18-inch wheels. The base Hatchback features a rear spoiler and the Premium Hatchback upgrades to black wheels. The 2019 Mazda 6 is sure to turn heads with its attractive appearance. The base trim features 17-inch wheels while 19-inch wheels, a rear spoiler, and a sunroof are available on higher trims. LED headlights are standard on the base trim and full LED exterior, and interior lighting is available on higher trims. It has an overall windswept design with curves that have a natural flow.

Features

Both the Mazda 3 and Mazda 6 come well equipped with standard features. The 2019 Mazda 3 includes a rearview camera, two USB ports, keyless ignition, an eight-speaker audio system, a driver information display, voice controls, HD radio, and an 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment display. The Mazda 6 features a leather-wrapped steering wheel for an upscale look and feel, two USB ports, keyless ignition, Bluetooth, dual-zone climate control, and an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment display. No matter which vehicle you choose, you get plenty of bang for your buck.

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* Based on EPA estimates for Mazda3 Sedan with FWD and without Premium Package, 26 city/35 highway. Actual results will vary.