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Here's how the 2017 Mazda Mazda6 and the 2017 Kia Optima measure up.
Sport Manual
$21,945
Starting MSRP
LX Auto
$22,200
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

184.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

185.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
28 29 -
Size
192.7" length, 57.1" height 191.1" length, 57.7" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Sand

Black

Sabre Black

Beige

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Large Cars -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in 16 X 6.5 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A -
Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in 16 X 6.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 800 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 150 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 5700 185 @ 6000 -
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.4 L/144 -
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 3250 178 @ 4000 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 MPG 36 (Est) MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
557.60 mi 666.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 MPG 29 (Est) MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 MPG 25 (Est) MPG -
Cruising Range - City
393.60 mi 462.50 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -

Brakes

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.9 in 11.2 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 in 12 in -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.4 gal 18.5 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.7 ft N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P205/65HR16 -
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P205/65HR16 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3179 lbs 3219 lbs -

Dimensions

Length, Overall
192.7 in 191.1 in -
Passenger Volume
99.7 ft³ 104.8 ft³ -
Second Head Room
37.1 in 37.8 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.4 in 73.2 in -
Track Width, Front
62.4 in 63.5 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
62 in 63.8 in -
Wheelbase
111.4 in 110.4 in -
Front Head Room
38.4 in 39.8 in -
Second Shoulder Room
55.5 in 56.4 in -
Front Shoulder Room
57.1 in 58.1 in -
Front Leg Room
42.2 in 45.5 in -
Front Hip Room
56.1 in 56 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Height, Overall
57.1 in 57.7 in -
Min Ground Clearance
6.4 in 5.3 in -
Second Hip Room
56.1 in 56 in -
Second Leg Room
38.7 in 35.6 in -
Trunk Volume
14.8 ft³ 15.9 ft³ -

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