Red 2019 Mazda6 and blue 2019 Kia Optima

2019 Mazda6 vs 2019 Kia Optima

2019 Mazda6 vs 2019 Kia Optima
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$23,800 Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price $22,990
SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 engine Base Engine 2.4-liter 16-valve I4 engine
187 horsepower | 186 pound-feet of torque Power Specs 185 horsepower | 178 pound-feet of torque
MAZDA CONNECT™ 8-inch full color touch-screen display Infotainment Center UVO play 8-inch touchscreen

Mazda continues to outdo themselves every year with each model they produce and the 2019 Mazda6 Is no exception. There is no other sedan on the market than can compare to the athleticism and power the Mazda6 has to offer. This vehicle continues to be a fan favorite among Trussville-area drivers and for good reason.

In this 2019 Mazda6 vs 2019 Kia Optima comparison we are going to put these two sedans head-to-head to show you why the Mazda6 lands on top. Continue reading to see how the Mazda6 stacks up against the competition or click the link above to view our current lineup of in-stock Mazda6 models at Serra Mazda.

Key Differences – 2019 Mazda6 vs 2019 Kia Optima

The 2019 Mazda6 and Kia Optima both wear affordable and budget-friendly price tags. While the $23,800 price of the Mazda6 is slightly higher than the $22,990 Kia Optima, the Mazda6 offers a full range of technologies and features that cannot be found in the Kia Optima.

Beneath the hood of the 2019 Mazda6 is a 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G engine with 187 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque on tap. Drivers looking for more power out on the road can opt for a higher Mazda6 trim level equipped with a 250-horsepower 2.5T SKYACTIV®-G Turbo engine. The competing 2019 Kia Optima is fitted with a standard 2.4-liter engine built to deliver 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. The Optima lineup offers two other engine options but its most powerful engine falls short of the Mazda6 2.5T engine, generating a maximum of 245 horsepower.

Inside the 2019 Mazda6 drivers can enjoy the full range of capabilities the 8-inch full-color touch-screen MAZDA CONNECT™ display has to offer. With Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility, every passenger is kept entertained out on the road.

Front view of red 2019 Mazda6
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Front view of silver 2019 Mazda6


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