2018 Mazda6 vs 2018 Kia Optima

2018 Mazda6 vs 2018 Kia Optima

It’s no secret that there are a lot of different car options out there. It feels like there’s a company and/or model that covers the alphabet from A to Z. All that choice seems nice until you try to make a decision and find out there’s too many to sift through.

It can help to just start splitting things into categories and working from there. One of the easiest splits to make is whether is luxury or not, but sometimes it can be hard to know if those luxury cars are really worth it. Well, to overcome that concern let’s take the 2018 Mazda6 and compare it to a more commercial car like the 2018 Kia Optima. We’ll compare their features and see how they fit against each other.

2018 Mazda6


2018 Kia Optima

2.5L inline-4 Engine 2.4L inline-4
187 Horsepower 185
27 Combined mpg 28
$21,950 Starting MSRP $22,600

2018 Mazda6 Features and Specifications

It’s not often the luxury cars are coming in at a lower price range, but for a small chunk less the 2018 Mazda6 provides better performance. It’s also an overall more fun and exciting ride with all the features and options it has to offer. A few trim levels and a handful of package options provide a lot of choice on the Mazda6. Some of those different options include:

  • Adaptive headlights
  • Blind spot warning
  • Lane departure warning
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • 11 total speakers

If the features and options for the 2018 Mazda6 were an iceberg, what’s listed here is barely the tip of it. 

Test Drive a 2018 Mazda6 in Industry, CA

If you want to experience the 2018 Mazda6 for yourself then stop by our dealership in Industry, CA and schedule a test drive. You can also call ahead with any questions and we’d be happy to help.

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