2016 Mazda6 vs 2016 Toyota Camry
The Mazda6 and Toyota Camry are probably the defining vehicles of the affordable mid-sized sedan segment. There are few vehicles that can offer even close to the quality of the 2016 Mazda6 and 2016 Toyota Camry at the price point of these two cars. Despite being two of the most popular mid-sized sedans on the planet, there are some important distinctions to be made between these two vehicles. The 2016 Mazda6 comes with a lower suggested starting MSRP for its base model than the 2016 Toyota Camry. In addition to this, the Mazda6 (38 mpg highway/26 mpg city) also gets slightly better gas mileage than the 2016 Toyota Camry (35 mpg highway/25 mpg city). The Mazda6 also boasts more horsepower and torque on its standard model. However, both vehicles can have their fuel efficiency numbers improved.
With the i-ELOOP technology feature, the 2016 Mazda6 has its estimated fuel efficiency numbers improve to an impressive 40 mpg highway/28 mpg city. The 2016 Toyota Camry offers drivers better gas mileage through its various hybrid trim levels. The Camry Hybrid LE is estimated to receive up to 43 mpg in the city.
|2016 Mazda6||vs||2016 Toyota Camry|
|38 mpg highway/26 mpg city||Fuel Efficiency||35 mpg highway/25 mpg city|
|184-hp SKYACTIV-G 2.5L 4-cylinder||Engine||178-hp 2.5L 4-cylinder|
|Mazda Connect infotainment system||Technology System||Entune App Suite|
What Sets These Models Apart?
Both vehicles have a solid selection of radio options through their respective app and infotainment systems. The Mazda Connect infotainment system offers drivers radio options such as Pandora, HD Radio, Aha Internet Radio, Stitcher Internet Radio, and available Sirius XM Satellite Radio. The Toyota Camry's Entune App Suite offers Pandora, Slacker Radio, and iHeartRadio. It's also possible to use the Entune App Suite to do various tasks such as purchase movie tickets or make dinner reservations through MovieTickets.com and OpenTable. Both vehicles come with a standard rearview camera, and offer a variety of available safety features. One intriguing technology feature only available on the Toyota Camry is its Qi Wireless Charging station. These are both great vehicles that have their own unique strengths.