2018 Honda Accord vs 2018 Mazda6

Both of these midsize sedans are strong contenders in their category. Both of these sedans offer a multitude of options when it comes to engine options, transmission options, and trim levels. Each trim offers its own unique take on interior features, styling, comfort, and more. Keep reading for our rundown of the Mazda6 and the Honda Accord!

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2018 Honda Accord VS 2018 Mazda6
2 Engine Choices 2
192 hp, 192 pound-feet of torque Standard Engine Option Performance 184 hp, 185 pound-feet of torque
252 hp, 273 pound-feet of torque Max Engine Performance 250 hp, 310 pound-feet torque
3 Transmission Setups 2

Engine & Transmission Options

Both the 2018 Accord and the 2018 Mazda6 offer two distinct engine options.

The standard engine option on the 2018 Accord is a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, while the base Mazda6 model comes with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. Power numbers for the Honda are at 192 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque. The Mazda engine offers 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque.

Both of these sedan models also offer a second, more powerful engine option aside from the base options.the 2018 Accord Sedan offers a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine.The Mazda6 is available with a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. The Honda engine boasts up to 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque, while the Mazda engine produces 250 hp and lb-ft of torque.

As we mentioned earlier, there are multiple trims for each sedan. The Honda Accord has six available trims. The trims are the LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, EX-L Navi and Touring trims. The 2018 Honda Accord offers the Honda Sensing suite of intelligent and active safety features across multiple trims. These active safety features include Collision Mitigation Braking System, Lane Departure Warning, Road Departure Mitigation, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow and Traffic Sign Recognition.

2018 Honda Accord exterior view front silver
2018 Honda Accord silver taillight
2018 Honda Accord white back exterior view
2018 Honda Accord interior dash, steering wheel and display