You are searching for a new mid-size sedan that has a good fuel economy while being very safe. In addition, a little power under the hood never hurt anyone before! There are currently two good sedans on the market that fit this criterion. They are the 2019 Mazda6 and the 2019 Kia Optima. In this 2019 Mazda6 vs 2019 Kia Optima comparison, we will look at the features of these two vehicles and help you determine which would be a better fit for you. Beginning on the outside, the 2019 Mazda6 looks tough and ready for an adventure with its front grille. On the other hand, the 2019 Kia Optima looks like many other sedans that are currently on the street.
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The engines in the two mid-size sedans are very similar with the Mazda6 just outperforming the Kia Optima. The 2019 Mazda6 features a 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G engine that produces 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. The 2019 Kia Optima features a 2.4-liter engine that produces 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque.
If you are hoping to spend a little less time at the gas station, then the 2019 Mazda6 would be a better option for you. It has an estimated fuel economy of 29 mpg combined, 26 mpg in the city, and 35 mpg on the highway. While the 2019 Kia Optima sedan’s fuel economy is just slightly below that of the Mazda6, in the long run, you still will be spending less time at the gas station in the 2019 Mazda6.
Finally, are safety features important to you? The 2019 Mazda6 comes standard with the following: various airbags and stability control systems, anti-lock brakes, a rearview camera, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection, Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning, Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop and Go, Lane-Keep Assist, and Lane Departure Warning. The 2019 Kia Optima comes standard with Blind-Spot Collision Warning, Reverse Parking Detection Warning, Rear Cross Collision Warning, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Change Assist, Lane Keep Assist, Driver Attention Warning, and Lane Departure Warning.
As you can see, if you are interested in a mid-size sedan that is safe and powerful, then the 2019 Mazda6 would be a good option for you. Interested in learning more? Please fill out the form below. Our friendly staff is happy to answer your questions and assist you in any other way that they can!