The Mazda6, which is the Mazda brand’s offering in the midsize sedan segment, has a distinctively styled exterior, classy and comfortable interior, and advanced technology and safety features. However, before you decide on the 2021 Mazda6 you might want to gauge how it measures up against the competition. To give you an idea, at Berkshire Mazda Pittsfield in Pittsfield, MA, we have put together a comparison guide of the 2021 Mazda6 vs 2021 Hyundai Sonata.
The 2021 Mazda6 is available in six trims: Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, Carbon Edition, and Signature. The 2021 Hyundai Sonata is available in five trims: SE, SEL, SEL Plus, N Line, and Limited. For a fair comparison, we have equated the base trims of both the sedans, i.e., the 2021 Mazda6 Sport vs 2021 Hyundai Sonata SE.
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As seen above, the 2021 Mazda6 has a slight edge on some parameters. This chic sedan has an option of two engines. The SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with VVT and Cylinder Deactivation engine delivers an output of 187 hp and a torque rating of 186 lb.-ft. On the other hand, the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter Dynamic Pressure Turbo 4-cylinder with VVT has an output of 227 hp and a torque rating of 310 lb.-ft.
The 2021 Hyundai Sonata is also available with two engines. The 2.5-liter GDI 4-cylinder engine delivers 191 hp and a torque rating of 181 lb.-ft. The 1.6-liter Turbo GDI 4-cylinder engine has an output of 180 hp and a torque rating of 195 lb.-ft. The 2.5-liter Turbo MPI/GDI 4-cylinder engine has an output of 290 hp and a torque rating of 311 lb.-ft.
While both sedans are neck and neck in terms of performance, the 2021 Mazda6 has some safety features such as the engine-immobilizer anti-theft system and rearview camera that aren’t available on the 2021 Hyundai Sonata. Further, in terms of interiors, the 2021 Mazda6 has a leather-wrapped steering wheel and carpet floor mats as standard features. For the 2021 Hyundai Sonata, these features are available on higher trims.
Thus, it appears that the 2021 Mazda6 has an upper hand on some levels. If you’re interested in taking the 2021 Mazda6 for a spin, schedule a test drive at Berkshire Mazda Pittsfield in Pittsfield, MA, today!