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2018 Mazda6 vs 2018 Nissan Altima

2018 Mazda6 vs 2018 Nissan Altima Featured Image

Mazda and Nissan have been producing quality sedans for many years. The 2018 Mazda6 and 2018 Nissan Altima are great examples of both automotive manufacturers' commitment to excellence. Both these mid-size sedans have been delivering excellence in the market for over 15 years. Let's look at both industry leaders and see which of the two is a better option for consumers.

The 2018 Mazda6 and 2018 Altima have a lot in common. Both vehicles feature a 2.5L Inline 4-Cylinder engine under the hood. The Mazda6 is equipped with a 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, while the Altima comes with a continuously variable-speed automatic transmission standard. When it comes to performance and fuel economy, these two models are split. The 2018 Mazda6 offers better performance with higher horsepower and better torque. The 2018 Nissan Altima offers better fuel economy both in the city and on the highway. Stop by and chat with our team at Bob Maker Mazda to learn what makes the 2018 Mazda6 such a great mid-size sedan to own.

2018 Mazda6


2018 Altima

$21,950 Starting MSRP $23,260
2.5L Inline 4 / 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic Engine / Transmission 2.5L Inline 4 / Continuously Variable-Speed Automatic
187 hp / 186 ft-lbs Horsepower / Torque 179 hp / 177 ft-lbs
26 / 35 / 29 mpg Fuel Economy (City/Hwy/Combined) 27 / 38 / 31 mpg

Get the 2018 Mazda6 in Carlsbad CA

As shown above, the 2018 Mazda6 has an advantage over the 2018 Nissan Altima in both price and performance. The Altima has only a slight edge over the Mazda6 in fuel economy, most of which comes with the highway mpg. The technology and additional features available on the 2018 Mazda6 is where the difference between these two models is clearly defined. The great features available on the 2018 Mazda6 include:

  • High Beam Control
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Lane-Keep Assist
  • Adaptive Front-Lighting System
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Smart Brake Support
  • Traffic Sign Recognition System
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go

Check out the 2018 Mazda6 for yourself at Bob Baker Mazda in Carlsbad. Our team will be able to answer any questions that you have about any of the tremendous Mazda lineup. Stop in and test drive the 2018 Mazda6 at Bob Baker Mazda today!