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2020 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,409
37 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
7 GOOD deals

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2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx
LS Fleet FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$19,795
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring FWD
Kyree Rollerson Preview:

The Mazda6 competes in the midsize family sedan category, along with the Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, Chevrolet Malibu, Ford Fusion, Subaru Legacy, Hyundai Sonata, Toyota Camry, and Ki...

2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx
LS Fleet FWD

For 2007, the station wagon version of the Chevy Malibu now comes with airbags that adjust to the severity of a crash, turn-by-turn navigation, and a little extra juice in its V6. The...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring FWD
10
Britny writes:
Could not comfortably sit in passenger seat with a care seat behind. 30k for a new one over priced without any...
Power Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"Acceleration is much quicker. Power stays consistent and price doesn’t change much for turbo option. "
Handling Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"Very fight and smooth "
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"Sleek and classy with some sport edge to it"
Front Seats Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"Premium leather, 3 memory settings, memory seat heaters in the Volvo "
Back Seats Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
" Can easily fit a convertible car seat, teenager and middle school child without loosing your trunk space and the car is still compact (no boats here) "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"Trunk space is utilized better "
Family Car Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"Interior space is well chosen without giving up exterior looks or function "
Value Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"Premier fully loaded with all options in Volvo for sale price as (lower class) Mazda. Why would I pay more money for a ‘cheaper’ car??"
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Volvo S60 T5 Premier AWD better.
"More bang for the buck by far! "
30
GuruP9PY5 writes:
I bought the Mazda
2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx
LS Fleet FWD
Troy writes:
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1995 Toyota MR2 worse.
"room"
Family Car Ranked 1995 Toyota MR2 worse.
"room"

Specs

2020 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring FWD
2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx
LS Fleet FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.4 gal 16 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
250 hp @ 5,000 RPM
217 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
217 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
9.8:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
3.7 in x 3.3 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 38.7 in 41 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.7 cu ft 22.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 970 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.7 in 187.8 in
Width 82.3 in 69.8 in
Height 57.1 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in 112.3 in

Available Options

2020 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Crystal Blue
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Machine Gray Metallic Paint Charge
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic Paint Charge
2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx
LS Fleet FWD

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