2017 Mazda6 vs 2017 Chevy Malibu
Midsize sedans are a favorite choice for drivers because they have a larger interior and trunk compared to the compact model—while remaining extremely efficient. Almost all auto brands have at least one (sometimes more) midsize sedan in their vehicle lineup, so it is an understatement when we say that finding the perfect model for you is a huge undertaking. We are here to help by presenting a comparison between the 2017 Mazda6 and 2017 Chevy Malibu.
|2017 Mazda6||VS||2017 Chevy Malibu|
|SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT||Engine Options||
1.5L turbo 4-cylinder DOHC with DI and VVT
2.0L turbo 4-cylinder DOHC with SIDI and VVT1.8L hybrid 4-cylinder DOHC with SIDI and VVT
|16.4 gallons||Fuel Tank Capacity||13 gallons|
|14.8 cubic feet||Cargo Volume||15.8 cubic feet|
2017 Mazda6 Engine Power
The 2017 Mazda6 is outfitted with a SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder engine with VVT. Mazda specially designed the SKYACTIV® technology in order to achieve the most power and efficiency. Because of this innovation, the 2017 Mazda6 is able to deliver 184 horsepower, 185 lb.-ft. of torque, and an estimated 26 mpg-city/35 mpg-highway fuel economy when paired with the automatic transmission.
Speaking of transmissions, the 2017 Mazda6 is available with either a SKYACTIV®-MT 6-speed manual or a SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-speed Sport automatic with manual shift and Sport mode.
All 2017 Mazda6 models are equipped with a 16.4-gallon fuel tank, which means that up to 574 highway miles may be covered before refueling. That means you could potentially make it from Bloomington, IN to Niagara Falls (via I-90 W and 1-70 W) with one tank of gas!
To learn more about the 2017 Mazda6 vs 2017 Chevy Malibu comparison, please contact us or stop by our dealership and speak to one of our sales professionals.