2018 Mazda6 vs 2018 Honda Accord

Driver side exterior view of a red 2018 Mazda6 on the left "vs" Passenger side exterior view of a red 2018 Honda Accord Sedan on the right

When searching for the perfect sedan you want it to be safe, stylish, and most of all fun-to-drive. The 2018 Mazda6 and the 2018 Honda Accord Sedan are two of the most attractive sedans on the market today. Both of these vehicles have an athletic and aggressive exterior appeal as well as an interior that is loaded with the latest safety and technology equipment. Deciding between these two desirable vehicles is difficult and that is why we have taken the time to dig into their details to bring you their key similarities and differences.

2018 Mazda6


2018 Honda Accord

2.5T SKYACTIV®-G Dynamic Pressure Turbo 4-Cylinder Available Engine 2.0T Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder
250 HP Horsepower 252 HP
SKYACTIC®-Drive 6-Speed Automatic Available Transmission Continuously Variable
5 Passengers Seating Capacity 5 Passengers

Similarities & Differences

The available drivetrains of the 2018 Mazda6 and the 2018 Honda Accord Sedan are quite similar with both providing ample horsepower and EPA estimated fuel economy. Both the 2018 Mazda6 and the 2018 Accord have five trim levels to choose from that allow shoppers to easily choose all the specs and features that are right for them.

Standard interior features of the 2018 Mazda6 include an 8” Color Touchscreen Display, a 6-Speaker Stereo, Bluetooth® Connectivity, Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob. The standard touchscreen of the 2018 Honda Accord is only 7” and its stereo only has four speakers. When opting for the top trim level Mazda6 Signature, owners are rewarded with Nappa Leather-Trimmed Sport Seats, Heated Front & Rear Seats, Ventilated Front Seats, Ultrasuede® Door & Dash Inserts, and an 11-Speaker Bose® CenterPoint® 2 Surround Sound System with AudioPilot®. The top trim level of the 2018 Honda Accord, the Touring, only receives a 10-speaker stereo, regular leather seats, and no Ultrasuede® inserts. With better standard and available interior amenities, the 2018 Mazda6 makes it to the winner circle ahead of the 2018 Honda Accord. Take the 2018 Mazda6 for a test drive today at Royal South Mazda in Bloomington, IN and see all of its interior amenities first-hand.