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Here's how the 2017 Mazda Mazda6, 2017 Kia Optima, 2018 Kia Cadenza and the 2018 Mazda Mazda3 measure up.
Sport Manual
$21,945
Starting MSRP
LX Auto
$22,200
Starting MSRP
Premium Sedan
$32,290
Starting MSRP
Sport Manual
$18,095
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 4-door
Seats
5 5 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)

290.0-hp, 3.3-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

155.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
28 29 23 31
Size
192.7" length, 57.1" height 191.1" length, 57.7" height 195.7" length, 57.9" height 180.3" length, 57.3" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Sand

Black

Sabre Black

Beige

Sabre Black

Beige

Sand

Black

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Large Cars Large Cars Compact Cars

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in 16 X 6.5 in 18 X 7.5 in 16 X 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in 16 X 6.5 in 18 X 7.5 in 16 X 6.5 in
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A Compact in Compact in

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 800 660 N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 150 180 100

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 5700 185 @ 6000 290 @ 6400 155 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.4 L/144 3.3 L/204 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 3250 178 @ 4000 253 @ 5200 150 @ 4000

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 MPG 36 (Est) MPG 28 MPG 38 MPG
Cruising Range - City
393.60 mi 462.50 mi 370.00 mi 369.60 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 MPG 29 (Est) MPG 23 MPG 31 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
557.60 mi 666.00 mi 518.00 mi 501.60 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 MPG 25 (Est) MPG 20 MPG 28 MPG

Suspension

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

Brakes

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 in 12 in 12.6 in 11 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.9 in 11.2 in 11.8 in 10.4 in
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.4 gal 18.5 gal 18.5 gal 13.2 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.7 ft N/A 37.2 ft 34.8 ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A Compact Compact
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P205/65HR16 P245/45VR18 P205/60HR16
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P205/65HR16 P245/45VR18 P205/60HR16

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3179 lbs 3219 lbs 3633 lbs 2899 lbs

Dimensions

Length, Overall
192.7 in 191.1 in 195.7 in 180.3 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Min Ground Clearance
6.4 in 5.3 in N/A 6.1 in
Wheelbase
111.4 in 110.4 in 112.4 in 106.3 in
Second Shoulder Room
55.5 in 56.4 in 56.5 in 54.4 in
Second Leg Room
38.7 in 35.6 in 37.2 in 35.8 in
Second Head Room
37.1 in 37.8 in 37.9 in 37.6 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.4 in 73.2 in 73.6 in 70.7 in
Front Head Room
38.4 in 39.8 in 40.2 in 38.6 in
Front Shoulder Room
57.1 in 58.1 in 58.3 in 57.2 in
Front Leg Room
42.2 in 45.5 in 45.5 in 42.2 in
Trunk Volume
14.8 ft³ 15.9 ft³ 16 ft³ 12.4 ft³
Height, Overall
57.1 in 57.7 in 57.9 in 57.3 in
Passenger Volume
99.7 ft³ 104.8 ft³ 107.8 ft³ 96.3 ft³
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Track Width, Front
62.4 in 63.5 in 63.3 in 61.2 in
Front Hip Room
56.1 in 56 in 56.5 in 55.5 in
Track Width, Rear
62 in 63.8 in 63.6 in 61.4 in
Second Hip Room
56.1 in 56 in 56.3 in 53.5 in

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