Despite the growth in popularity of the SUV, the sedan continues to be a well-loved option among drivers in the United States. These vehicles have provided reliable and exciting performance to drivers for many years. While the market has reduced slightly, there are still many sedans that continue to prove why they are still here. Two popular sedans are the 2021 Mazda6 and the 2021 Nissan Altima. Both models have been around for several years and continue to meet expectations.
To help you decide between these two models, keep reading for our 2021 Mazda6 vs 2021 Nissan Altima comparison. We will be focusing on their base trim levels. The 2021 Mazda6 is powered by a SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and the 2021 Nissan Altima is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. In our comparison, we will be focusing on starting MSRP, engine power, engine torque, and adaptive cruise control availability.
2021 Nissan Altima
|187 hp||Engine Power||188 hp|
|186 lb-ft||Engine Torque||180 lb-ft|
|Standard||Adaptive Cruise Control||Available on higher trims|
Looking at the comparison table above, we can see that the 2021 Mazda6 and 2021 Nissan Altima both offer impressive features and are neck-in-neck in some categories. In the first row, we have their starting MSRPs, which are both affordable and only have a difference of $115.
Next, we have their engine performance. In these categories, both sedans manage to steal a win. The Nissan Altima engine has more power while the Mazda6 engine provides more torque. This category comes down to personal preference, but if you enjoy acceleration, we suggest the Mazda6. Finally, we have the adaptive cruise control availability. This feature is available on higher trim levels of the Nissan Altima, but it is a standard feature on all trims of the Mazda6.
Considering all of the factors discussed today, we think the 2021 Mazda6 should be the sedan that you drive home in. If you are interested in the Mazda6, check out our available inventory at Fontana Mazda and then schedule a test drive!