2019 Mazda6 vs. 2019 Kia Optima 

There is no denying that the Mazda6 is one of the most popular family sedans available today. It wonderfully combines affordability, style, modernity, performance, and practicality. What else could you want? 

As great as the Mazda6 is, it still has competition. Here, we are putting the 2019 Mazda6 up against the 2019 Kia Optima, another popular family sedan. These cars are similarly priced and designed, so we thought this would make a great matchup. Take a look at our chart below. Note that the chart features information on the base models of each vehicle. 

2019 Mazda6 


2019 Kia Optima


Starting MSRP  $22,990 

35 highway mpg, 26 city mpg, 29 combined mpg 

EPA-estimated fuel economy  33 highway mpg, 24 city mpg, 27 combined mpg 
Standard  Adaptive radar cruise control  Not available 
Available, with voice activation  Integrated navigation system  Not available 


Get the 2019 Mazda6 in San Juan Capistrano, CA

The 2019 Mazda6 is truly an outstanding car. As you can see, it comes with more features than the 2019 Optima and it has a very comparable price. Under the hood is where this sedan really shines. The Sport and Touring trims come with a 187-horsepower, SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with VVT and Cylinder Deactivation. Those who want even more power ought to opt for the Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, or Signature models. These trims come with an impressive 250-horsepower SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with VVT. 

There is something for everyone in the 2019 Mazda6. If you want something sporty or luxurious, this car will satisfy you. Come on down to Capistrano Mazda to learn more about the glorious family car. We will go over everything else you need to know to make the right decision for yourself. We are here to help you along the way on your car-buying journey and we hope to see you soon! 

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