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2021 Mazda MAZDA6
Carbon Edition FWD
2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$26,050
Invoice
$24,713
Average Price Paid
$27,568
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2021 Mazda MAZDA6
Carbon Edition FWD
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2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD
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2021 Mazda MAZDA6
Carbon Edition FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The Mazda6 hasn’t been completely redesigned since 2014, making it one of the older members of the midsize car class (only the Volkswagen Passat has more wrinkles). And while this grea...

2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD
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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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Specs

2021 Mazda MAZDA6
Carbon Edition FWD
2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.4 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
180 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Rear Side Airbags -- Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 38.7 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.7 cu ft 14.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 970 lbs --
Exterior
Length 192.7 in 183.3 in
Width 82.3 in 70.9 in
Height 57.1 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in 107.7 in

Available Options

2021 Mazda MAZDA6
Carbon Edition FWD

Exterior Colors

  • POLYMETAL Gray

Option Packages

  • Rear Parking Sensors
2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD

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