Comparison: 2018 Mazda6 vs 2018 Nissan Altima

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Drivers in Kansas City have plenty of options for new vehicles but picking the right one can be a challenge. The 2018 Mazda6 should be at the top of the list for any driver looking for a new and safe vehicle to get to and from work. Read our comparison of the 2018 Mazda6 paired against the 2018 Nissan Altima, and then come to visit us at Premier Mazda of Kansas City to test drive your very own.

Performance

2018 Mazda6

The 2018 Mazda6 comes in 5 different trim levels; the Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, and Signature. The Sport and Touring trim levels include a 2.5-liter SKYACTIV -G® 4-cylinder producing 187 HP and 186 lb-ft of torque. These trims get an estimated 26 MPG city and 35 MPG highway. The Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, and Signature trim levels include a 2.5T SKYACTIV -G® 4-cylinder producing 250 HP and getting an estimated 23 MPG city and 31 MPG highway.

2018 Nissan Altima

The 2018 Nissan Altima comes in 4 different trim levels; the S, SL, SR, and SV. All of these trims come standard with a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine producing up to 179 HP and 177 lb-ft of torque. All of these trims get an estimated 27 MPG city and 38 MPG highway.

Comfort and Convenience

2018 Mazda6

The Mazda Signature trim has been reimagined in the 2018 Mazda6. Materials used include Nappa leather and Sen wood. There is also an Ultrasuede® trim lining the doors of the Mazda6.

Features of the 2018 Mazda6 include new and improved seats for better posture and comfort, sound-insulation for better music and conversation, Apple CarPlay ™, Android Auto™, 360-degree View Monitor, and a Bose® 11-speaker surround sound system.

2018 Nissan Altima

The 2018 Nissan Altima comes standard with Zero Gravity front seats for fatigue reduction and comfort. The Altima also uses soft-touch materials and premium finished for a maximum high-class feel.

Features of the 2018 Nissan Altima include Led headlamps and taillights, navigation with voice command, Siri® Eyes-Free, a remote engine start, intelligent cruise control, and an interior moonroof.

Safety

2018 Mazda6

Safety is a significant component in the 2018 Mazda6, instilling confidence in anyone that drives one. Safety features include available i-ACTIVSENSE® that gives drivers a 6th sense while driving, high beam control, rear cross traffic alert, a lane departure warning system, lane-keep assist, an adaptive front-lighting system, blind spot monitoring, advanced smart city brake support, Mazda radar cruise control with stop and go, and a traffic sign recognition system.

2018 Nissan Altima

Safety comes first over everything in the 2018 Nissan Altima. Safety features include lane departure warnings, available stolen vehicle locator, intelligent forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking, blind spot warnings, and rear cross traffic alerts.

Pricing

2018 Mazda6

Starting at $21,950 MSRP

2018 Nissan Altima

Starting at $23,260 MSRP

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