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Mazda 6 vs. Nissan Altima - near Campbell River and Nanaimo


Mazda 6 or Nissan Altima?

The midsize sedan is one of the most competitive vehicle segments in the auto industry.  The segment is a popular choice with car shoppers because they offer affordable transportation, excellent fuel economy, performance and many interior features that drivers want in a new car.  While the midsize sedan segment is competitive, there are some vehicles that are better than others.  To choose the right vehicle for your driving needs it's important to learn as much about each vehicle as possible.  This comparison between the Mazda 6 vs.  Nissan Altima will help you choose the midsize sedan that best fits your needs for a new car

This year there are two new vehicles that are looking to take the title of best midsize sedan, the Mazda 6 and Nissan Altima.  Both midsize sedans offer similar horsepower and fuel economy ratings but only one of them delivers the performance that you desire.  This side-by-side comparison between the new Mazda 6 and new Nissan Altima will offer insight into which new car has the qualities that you are looking for in your next new car.

The first and most noticeable difference between these two midsize sedans is their starting price.  The base model Mazda 6 is more than $1,000 dollars less than the Nissan Altima.  The significant price difference puts the new Mazda 6 ahead of the Nissan Altima from the start.  Considering the engine size and features list of the Nissan Altima and Mazda 6 are very similar, the price difference doesn’t seem justified.

When it comes to performance and fuel efficiency both vehicles have a lot to offer, but one of them offers the innovative SKYACTIV technology whereas the other does not.  SKYACTIV technology is holistic approach to automobile design that is only available on Mazda vehicles.  The exclusive feature increases the fuel economy and enhances the performance of the Mazda 6 to help give it the edge needed to outperform the Nissan Altima.  

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