2018 Mazda6 vs 2018 Nissan Altima

2018 Mazda6 vs 2018 Nissan Altima

The new 2018 Mazda6 has been restyled to offer a more dynamic experience and bold design that makes it stand out against its competition. And to prove it, we compared the popular Mazda sedan to the 2018 Nissan Altima.

While both cars offer amazing fuel efficiency and ample interior space, there are various differences in the available features that provide convenience and functionality. Ranging from the vehicle’s engineering specs to the available cabin comforts, the Mazda6 and Altima are able to offer many desirable characteristics. For instance, both sedans feature Bluetooth® connectivity, automatic headlights and remote ignition. Though, the Mazda6 is able to offer more premium amenities compared to the Altima.


Engine Type




2018 Mazda6 Touring 2.5L I4 187 hp 186 pound-feet 6-speed Auto
2018 Altima 2.5 SR 2.5L I4 179 hp 177 pound-feet CVT

Test Drive the 2018 Mazda6 in Hickory, NC


2018 Mazda6 Sport

2018 Altima 2.5 S

Auto Climate Control Standard Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Not Available
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional Not Available
Starting MSRP $23,000 $23,260

Overall, both sedan options are great choices, however, the 2018 Mazda6 offers more advanced technologies and available features than the 2018 Nissan Altima. This includes different safety and driver-assistive features like Mazda Radar Cruise Control, Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Lane Departure Warning System.

For more information about the sporty 2018 Mazda6, you can contact us online or by calling 833-274-7475.

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