2018 Mazda6 vs 2018 Nissan Altima

2018 mazda6 vs 2018 nissan altima

Even though drivers have more information at their disposal nowadays than ever before when it comes to choosing a new car model, the car-buying process doesn't seem to have gotten any easier. In fact, in some ways, it's gotten even harder! There's just so much information about every car model available, that sifting through it all to make an educated decision can seem overwhelming! That's where we come in.

We create these model comparison pages so that drivers can see how some of the most popular models in the most competitive classes stack up directly with one another. We find that comparing models side-by-side helps cut down on the confusion for drivers. For this comparison, we're going to be looking at two of the most popular car models available today, the 2018 Mazda6 and 2018 Nissan Altima. We're going to be looking at their affordability, performance and interior space. Let's see which model comes out on top!

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2018 Mazda6
2018 Nissan Altima
$21,950 MSRP $23,260
187 HP Horsepower 179 HP
186 lbs.-ft. Torque 177 lbs.-ft.
38.7 " Rear Legroom (Inches) 36.1 "

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When you look at the key information for both car models, it's easy to see why both are so popular among drivers! The 2018 Mazda6 and 2018 Nissan Altima each offer impressive performance and space at affordable costs. However, when you compare the two side-by-side, it's clear that the 2018 Mazda6 holds the edge over its Nissan competitor.

Although the 2018 Mazda6 is slightly more affordable than the 2018 Nissan Altima, it actually outperforms the 2018 Nissan Altima. Normally, a more affordable car means sacrificing in areas like horsepower and torque, but not with the Mazda6! And, the 2018 Mazda6 also offers an interior that is more comfortable, especially when it comes to rear passenger's legroom. A couple inches may not seem like a lot, but trust us, your passengers will thank you for every inch!

Of course, as great and impressive as those specifications for the 2018 Mazda6 are, they don't matter much if it isn't also safe. That's why the Mazda6 also comes with some of the latest and most advanced safety features available from Mazda. These features combine to make the driver more aware and less fatigued, leading to a safer driving experience. Available features include:

  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert 
  • Lane Departure Warning System 
  • Lane-Keep Assist 
  • Adaptive Front-Lighting System 
  • Blind Spot Monitoring 
  • Smart Brake Support 
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go 

Want to learn more about the 2018 Mazda6? Ready to get behind the wheel of one? Contact our staff at Medlin Mazda for more information or to schedule a test drive today! 


red 2018 mazda6 parked on street under tree shade
red 2018 mazda6 parked on concrete street
front interior of 2018 mazda6 including steering wheel, seats and center infotainment interface
manual transmission and center console of 2018 mazda6