2018 Honda Accord vs 2018 Mazda6

When drivers start looking for a midsize sedan, the search can seem daunting. We know there are plenty of options, so the team here at West County Honda put together this comparison of the 2018 Honda Accord vs the 2018 Mazda6. Keep on reading to learn more about the two midsize sedans.

Both the 2018 Mazda6 and the 2018 Honda Accord have undergone a revamp for the 2018 model year. Both models offer a multitude of options as far as engine options, trim levels, transmissions, and features. Each of the 2018 Accord trim levels offers a large selection of standard and available features and options. Let's see how the 2018 Mazda6 competes.

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2018 Honda Accord VS 2018 Mazda6
2 Available Engines 2
192 hp, 192 pound-feet of torque Standard Engine Option Specifications 184 hp, 185 pound-feet of torque
252 hp, 273 pound-feet of torque Max Engine Specifications 250 hp, 310 pound-feet torque
3 Transmission Options 2

2018 Honda Accord, Mazda6 Options

The 2018 Mazda6 and the 2018 Honda Accord both offer their drivers two available engine options, as you can see in the chart above.

The 2018 Accord offers a standard turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, while the base Mazda6 model comes with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. The 2018 Honda Accord's standard engine option cranks out 192 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque. The Mazda6's standard engine falls slightly shorter with 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque.

Both models also offer a second available engine option with a bit more power under the hood. The 2018 Accord Sedan offers a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine.The Mazda6 is available with a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. The Honda engine boasts up to 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque, while the Mazda engine produces 250 hp and lb-ft of torque.

We mentioned earlier that the 2018 Honda Accord is available across multiple trim levels. There are six trim levels. The trims are the LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, EX-L Navi and Touring trims. The Honda Sensing suite of active safety features is either standard or available across the 2018 Accord lineup. Features that make up this set of features include Collision Mitigation Braking System, Lane Departure Warning, Road Departure Mitigation, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow and Traffic Sign Recognition.

2018 Honda Accord exterior view front silver
2018 Honda Accord silver taillight
2018 Honda Accord white back exterior view
2018 Honda Accord interior dash, steering wheel and display