2018 Honda Accord vs 2018 Mazda6

Car shoppers considering a midsize sedan have a litany of options to choose from. This class is crowded with many models vying for the attention of car shoppers. Looking at the 2018 Honda Accord vs the 2018 Mazda6 compares two models in this segment. Both cars offer multiple options for car shoppers to choose from.

The 2018 Accord and 2018 Mazda6 will be each offer multiple engine options, transmission choices and trim levels. These trim levels offer a wide selection of comfort, safety and technology features.

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2018 Honda Accord VS 2018 Mazda6
2 Engine Options 2
192 horsepower, 192 pound-feet of torque Base Engine Performance 184 horsepower, 185 pound-feet of torque
252 horsepower, 273 pound-feet of torque Max Engine Performance 250 horsepower, 310 pound-feet torque
3 Transmission Options 2

2018 Honda Accord, Mazda6 Engine and Transmission Options

Two engine options will be offered on the 2018 Honda Accord and the 2018 Mazda6. Both cars offer two four-cylinder engine options.

Standard equipment on the 2018 Accord will include a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, while base Mazda6 models come equipped with a naturally-aspirated 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. Performance numbers for the Honda engine check in at 192 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque. The Mazda engine is rated at 184 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque.

In addition to the base engine, each car will offer a more powerful engine option that will be available on higher trim levels. The Accord can be equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine, while the Mazda6 is available with a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. The Honda engine produces 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, while the Mazda engine checks in at 250 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque.

The 2018 Honda Accord is available in six total trim levels. The car is offered in LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, EX-L Navi and Touring trim levels. Each trim level comes equipped with a different collection of features and technology systems. These feature options include the Honda Sensing suite of driver assistance features. Honda Sensing includes Collision Mitigation Braking System, Lane Departure Warning, Road Departure Mitigation, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow and Traffic Sign Recognition.

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