Mazda builds some of the most attractive and exciting affordable cars on the road. Two of the top-selling cars in the Mazda lineup are the Mazda3 and the Mazda6. So what is the big difference between the two vehicles? Let's take a look at the side by side comparison of both the Mazda3 and the Mazda6.

Sizing Up the Mazda3 and the Mazda6

The biggest difference between the Mazda3 and the Mazda6 is their respective sizes. The Mazda3 is a small car while the Mazda6 is in the mid-size category. While both cars can fit up to five passengers, you will have more interior space in the Mazda6. Also, the Mazda6 provides for truck space. However, the smaller size of the Mazda3 allows it to have a better city and highway fuel economy numbers.

Body Styles

Both the Mazda3 and the Mazda6 are available as a four-door sedan. However, the Mazda3 is also available as a five-door hatchback. The five-door hatchback version of the Mazda3 allows it to have more cargo space than its sedan counterpart when the second-row seats of the hatchback are folded down.

Horsepower Numbers

Both the Mazda3 and the Mazda6 have similar horsepower numbers on the standard model. The Mazda3 has 186 horsepower in its only powertrain option. The Mazda6 has a standard engine with 187 horsepower. However, the Mazda6 does offer an upgraded engine that offers up to 227 horsepower.

Interior Appointments

Mazda is known for providing premium interiors in all of their vehicles. The Mazda3 and the Mazda6 come with excellent interior design. On the Mazda6, you can also get exclusive Nappa leather appointments on the Signature trim.

Where are brand new Mazda cars available in St. Joseph?

Both the Mazda3 and the Mazda6 are available at Basney Mazda. You can contact or visit the dealer for a test drive today.

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