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.

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2017 Mazda6 VS 2017 Chevy Malibu
$21,945 MSRP $21,680
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 VVT

1.8L 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.

Interior seating in 2017 Mazda6
Front seats in 2017 Mazda6
Shift gear of 2017 Mazda6
Front dash of 2017 Mazda6 with Mazda CONNECT infotainment system

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