2017 Mazda6 vs 2017 Kia Optima

You no longer have to find the smallest car on the lot to get a high-efficiency rating, and there is no better brand that shows that than Mazda. But how does Mazda end up comparing to other cars that focus on efficiency? If you’re in the market for a midsize car, we think you should check out our 2017 Mazda6 vs 2017 Kia Optima comparison page.

Both the Mazda6 and Kia Optima are models that like to offer competitive fuel economy. The 2017 Mazda6 comes standard with a 2.5L I-4 engine with 35 MPG on the highway. The Kia Optima matches the Mazda6 with an estimated 37 MPG on the highway. The two also offer virtually identical horsepower ratings, with 184 hp for the Mazda6 and 185 hp for the Optima.

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2017 Mazda6 Differences between the 2017 Mazda6 and 2017 Kia Optima 2017 Kia Optima
$22,995 MSRP $22,140
26 City/35 Highway MPG 25 City/37 Highway
11-Speaker Bose Audio Premium Audio 10-Speaker Harmon Audio
2.5L I-4 Standard Engine 2.4L I-4

Differences between the 2017 Mazda6 and 2017 Kia Optima

The two may share similar efficiency ratings and power, but those aren’t the only things that matter -- your car should also be fun to drive. The Mazda brand has always been known for creating vehicles that handle better than everything else and are a joy to drive. That’s how the 2017 Mazda6 is. Even better, the Mazda6 uses new technology known as G-Vectoring Control, which improves on its handling even more compared to past years.

The 2017 Mazda6 is also well equipped and comfortable. It comes standard with a Mazda Connect infotainment system that is mounted at the top of the center console for easy viewing. Its active driving display can feed you more info, such as what direction you should go and what your speed is, all without taking your eyes off the road. Want to add a touch of luxury to your next car? The 2017 Mazda6 can be equipped with an impressive 11-speaker sound system from Bose. Is safety a big concern? The Mazda6 also has an available suite of advanced safety features for you to pick up.

Ready to take a closer look at the 2017 Mazda6 to see if it’s the right car for you? Feel free to stop by Holiday Mazda in Fond du Lac WI.

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