2018 Mazda3 vs 2018 Mazda6

red 4-door 2018 Mazda3 vs red 2018 Mazda6

Although it's important to compare prospective vehicles across multiple brands, you can't pass over competition within the same lineup. The current Mazda lineup, for example, has two sedans that can provide a driving experience that is similar in some ways and unique in other ways. If you are looking for a sporty sedan that toes the line between power and efficiency, we invite you to check out the Mazda3 and Mazda6.

Feel free to utilize the information below to get a better idea how the 2018 Mazda3 and 2018 Mazda6 compare to one another in terms of performance, size, and feature offerings. Then, you can get behind the wheel right here in Johnson City and decide which one is better suited for you.

2018 Mazda3 Sport (4-door)


2018 Mazda6 Sport

$18,095 Starting MSRP $21,950
155-horsepower, 2.0L I4 Base Engine 187-horsepower, 2.5L I4
28 / 38 mpg City / Highway Fuel Economy 24 / 33 mpg
96.3 / 12.4 cubic feet Passenger / Cargo Volume 99.7 / 14.7 cubic feet

When considering the differences between the 4-door Mazda3 and the Mazda6, the most notable distinctions come with size, power, and efficiency. Since the Mazda3 is the smaller of the two, it has less interior space and better efficiency. The Mazda6, on the other hand, provides more cabin room and added power. Both sedans come equipped with a standard manual transmission, though shoppers can upgrade to automatic on both models. Both vehicles also come with a rearview camera, Bluetooth® connectivity, and daytime running lights, in addition to a number of other features. Despite their similar features, the 2018 Mazda3 and Mazda6 also have a few differences in this area. For starters, the Mazda6 comes with standard blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert, both of which are only optional on the Mazda3 Sport trim. Likewise, the Mazda6 offers five different trim levels, while the Mazda3 has only three.

Test Drive the 2018 Mazda3 and Mazda6 in Johnson City, TN!

Whether you are more interested in the 2018 Mazda3 or 2018 Mazda6, we invite you to schedule a test drive with our team at Bill Gatton Mazda right here in Johnson City, TN. Getting behind the wheel will allow you to experience each model firsthand and decide, once-and-for-all, which one is a better fit for you.

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