If you are looking for a sedan that offers some of the premium features and styling of marque luxury brands, but don't want to obliterate your bank account, then we recommend you check out the all-new 2018 Mazda6. It offers a "class above" experience with its exquisite styling, both inside and out, as well as a plethora of premium features and technologies — all at a pocketbook-friendly price. Take a look at this 2018 Mazda6 vs 2018 Nissan Altima comparison to see how the new Mazda6 measures up against the midsize sedan competition.
On the performance front, the base engine for the Mazda6 is the 2.5-liter four-cylinder SKYACTIV®-G, which generates 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. In comparison, the 2.5-liter four-cylinder base engine in the Nissan Altima produces 179 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. For a more powerful driving experience, you can get the Mazda6's turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder SKYACTIV®-G engine, which churns out an impressive 250 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque.
|2018 Mazda6||VS||2018 Nissan Altima|
|187-hp/186 lb-ft||Horsepower/Torque (Base Engine)||179-hp/177 lb-ft|
|38.7 inches||Rear Legroom||36.1 inches|
|Available||Adaptive Cruise Control||No|