Although it seems like sedans are on their way out, there are still plenty of models that continue to prove why they are still here. Two of these models are the 2021 Mazda6 and the 2021 Kia Stinger. Both models are sports sedans that can provide the seamless mix of performance, sophistication, and comfort that you desire in a car. Today, we are going to pit these two sedans head to head in a 2021 Mazda6 vs 2021 Kia Stinger comparison to see which model is the better option for you.
We will be focusing on comparing the base trim levels of these sports sedans. Starting out the 2021 Mazda6 is powered by a SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and a SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift and Sport mode. The 2021 Kia Stinger is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and an 8-speed automatic transmission. Keep reading to see how their starting MSRP, fuel economy, adaptive cruise control, and seating capacity compare!
2021 Kia Stinger
|26 / 35 / 29 mpg||Fuel Economy (city/highway/combined)||22 / 29 / 25 mpg|
|Standard||Adaptive Cruise Control||Available on higher trims|
|5 passengers||Seating Capacity||5 passengers|
Looking at the comparison table above, we can see why these two sedans are popular. Let’s break this table down to determine the winner. Starting out, both models have the standard sedan seating capacity of five passengers. Moving on to their starting MSRPs, the 2021 Mazda6 has a more affordable price tag by about $10,000.
Next, we have their fuel economy ratings. While the 2021 Kia Stinger offers impressive ratings, the Mazda6 steals another win with 26 city MPG, 35 highway MPG, and 29 combined MPG. Finally, we have the adaptive cruise control feature availability. While this feature is available for the Stinger, you have to purchase a higher trim level, unlike the Mazda6 that has it as a standard feature. In conclusion, we can confidently say that the 2021 Mazda6 should be your pick for a new sports sedan.
If you are interested in getting into the driver’s seat of a 2021 Mazda6, check out our available inventory at Fontana Mazda and then schedule a test drive!