2017 Mazda6 vs 2017 Volkswagen Passat
Midsize sedans make a great vehicle for just about every customer. The spacious interior makes it a great option for families, the fuel efficiency is ideal for commuters and the list goes on. Customers in the market for a midsize sedan will find an overwhelming number of options available to them. Two great options available include the Mazda6 and Passat, take a look at this 2017 Mazda6 vs 2017 Volkswagen Passat comparison to see the differences between these two.
As a starting price, the Mazda6 and Passat start off at similar prices though the Passat is slightly higher than the Mazda6. The 2017 Mazda6 offers customers three different models, Sport, Touring and Grand Touring while the 2017 Passat offers four models S, R-Line, SE and SEL Premium. For those concerned about fuel economy, they will find that the 2017 Mazda6 offers slightly better fuel economy at 26 city mpg and 35 highway mpg.
|2017 Mazda6||VS||2017 Volkswagen Passat|
|2.5-Liter SKYACTIV-G® Four-Cylinder||Engine(s)||1.8-Liter Turbocharged Four Cylinder and 3.6-Liter V6 Engine|
|14.8 Cubic Feet||Trunk Space||15.9 Cubic Feet|
|26/35 MPG||Fuel Economy||23/34 MPG|
Test Drive the 2017 Mazda6 or 2017 Passat near Milwaukee WI
The Mazda6 and Passat offer pretty big differences when it comes to engine options and power. The 2017 Mazda6 is only offered with one engine, a 2.5-liter SKYACTIV-G® engine that produces 184 horsepower. Sport and Touring models receive a six-speed manual transmission and Grand Touring receive a six-speed automatic transmission. The 2017 Passat offers additional engine options than the Mazda6. The first engine is a 1.8-liter turbocharged engine with 170 horsepower paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. The Passat also offers an available 3.6-liter V6 engine with 280 horsepower and is mated to a six-speed dual clutch automatic engine.
Of course, there are differences in terms of features including technology, safety, and convenience. While customers will find smartphone connectivity like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in the 2017 VW Passat customers will not find that in the 2017 Mazda6. And of course, the Mazda6 has features that the Passat doesn’t. To find out what model has the features you want, check out our website to get more information on the 2017 Mazda6 and 2017 Volkswagen Passat. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Hall Volkswagen or Hall Mazda, both are part of the Hall Cars automotive group in the Brookfield area.