The class of midsize sedans has been gaining a good amount of traction for many a year. Consequently, automobile manufacturers are trying all experiments to come up with midsize sedans that can allure customers. Mazda and Honda are well-known automobile brands, and both have a diverse clientele, thanks to their reliable and high-performance vehicles. In the midsize sedan segment, Mazda and Honda are going head-on for 2021. While Mazda6 outperforms the Honda Accord in handling and driving dynamics, the Honda Accord takes center stage in reliability and performance ratings. We have compared the base trims of the 2021 Mazda6 and the 2021 Honda Accord to help you draw a clear picture between both and pick the one that will best cater to your and your family's daily driving needs.
2021 Honda Accord
|SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder
||Base Engine||1.5-liter In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger|
|SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-speed automatic
||Transmission System||Continuously Variable Transmission|
|187 horsepower & 186 lb-ft
||Horsepower & Torque Ratings||192 horsepower & 192 lb-ft|
||Combined Fuel Economy||33 MPG|
While it is pretty difficult to distinguish the 2021 Mazda6 and 2021 Honda Accord in layman terms, experts will concur that the Mazda6 offers better value for money. Apart from its striking accent lines, the 2021 Mazda6 excels in safety ratings and driving manners.
Having earned an overall five-star safety rating from the NHTSA and included in the list of Top Safety Pick+ vehicles by IIHS, the 2021 Mazda6 is one of the safest midsize sedans out there. Traversing the cabin of the 2021 Mazda6, you will find a wide range of standard top-notch safety features, including: