2021 MAZDA6 VS 2021 HONDA ACCORD
The 2021 Mazda6 has enjoyed a reputation of being a car with the perfect combination of design, stylings and features. However, the 2021 Honda Accord seems to give this car some competition in the Thousand Oaks, CA region. Therefore, we have made a thorough comparative analysis of the two cars. Give this page a read to learn about our final verdict on the matter.
WHICH CAR IS BETTER: 2021 MAZDA6 OR 2021 HONDA ACCORD?
The first and foremost factor that comes into consideration is the price. The starting price for the 2021 Mazda6 is less than that of the 2021 Honda Accord, which makes the Mazda6 the preferable option. Even if we consider the highest trim level of both cars, the 2021 Mazda6 Signature will cost you $1,000 less than the 2021 Honda Accord Touring, which is priced at $36,900.
When we talk about fuel efficiency, the base variant of the 2021 Honda Accord has a fuel economy of 30 mpg in the city area and 38 mpg on the highway. On the other hand, the 2021 Mazda6 Sport has a fuel economy of 26 mpg and 35 mpg in the city area and on the highway, respectively. However, the 2021 Mazda6 has a fuel tank capacity of 16.4 gallons, while that of the 2021 Honda Accord is only 14.8 gallons.
Coming to the infotainment system, both the 2021 Mazda6 and the 2021 Honda Accord have an 8-inch full-color touchscreen display, Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®. However, the Mazda6 has a few more tricks up its sleeve, such as Bose® 11-speaker audio system, Steering-wheel-mounted audio, phone, MID and cruise controls, Mazda Connect™ infotainment system and many such features.
In terms of safety, the 2021 Mazda6 has Anti-lock Brake System with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution & Brake Assist, Dynamic Stability Control, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Lane Departure Warning System, that make this car truly unique.
So, although we admit that the 2021 Honda Accord is a formidable challenger to the 2021 Mazda6, it is the Mazda6 that ultimately takes the cake.