|2014 Mazda6||VS.||2014 Honda Accord|
|26 MPG City/38 MPG Highway||MPG||24 MPG City/34 MPG Highway|
|184 HP||Horsepower||185 HP|
|185 lb.-ft.||Torque||181 lb.-ft.|
|17 in.||Standard Wheels||16 in.|
2014 Mazda6 vs. 2014 Honda Accord
As the most visible representatives of most vehicle lineups, flagship sedans commonly offer the latest innovation and top performance components an automaker has to offer. Mazda and Honda are two clear-cut examples of automakers putting their best foot forward with their flagship sedans, and although both are well-established choices within the large sedan segment, comparing the 2014 Mazda6 vs. 2014 Honda Accord shows that not all large sedans are created equal. Find out which family sedan is the better value in the comparison of the 2014 Mazda6 vs. 2014 Honda Accord.
With a complete redesign for the 2014 model year, the Mazda6 received a new powertrain — a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 184 horsepower and 185 lb.-ft. of torque. That engine is paired to a consumers’ choice of manual or automatic transmissions that work together to propel the sedan up to 26 mpg in the city/38 mpg highway. The 2014 Honda Accord is just short Mazda6’s capabilities with its base 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 185 horsepower and 181 lb.-ft. of torque. Paired to the standard manual transmission, the Accord manages 24 mpg city/34 mpg highway.
Get behind the wheel of the 2014 Mazda6
Both the 2014 Mazda6 and Honda Accord are equipped with standard interior features like full power accessories, cruise control, a rearview camera, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, and a four-speaker sound system. The Mazda6 comes standard with 17-inch wheels compared to the 16-inch wheels on the Accord and Mazda’s sedan also has a few additional features like a touchscreen interface, voice commands, and text message displays.
During the search for a family sedan, the 2014 Mazda6 vs. Honda Accord is a comparison most drivers face. The redesigned Mazda6 and its Skyactiv technology suite are reshaping the way modern sedans are built. Test drive the 2014 Mazda6 in Joliet IL and experience the most complete flagship sedan on the road.