2017 Honda Accord vs 2017 Mazda6

Both of the vehicles in this 2017 Honda Accord vs 2017 Mazda6 comparison offer engaging driving, and plenty of advanced features, but which one is the best for the discerning driver? In this comparison we are going to look at the base trims of both of these models in sedan form: the 2017 Honda Accord LX and the 2017 Mazda6 Sport.

The base engine on either of these models delivers confident driving, but the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine standard in the 2017 Honda Accord LX has a very slight advantages in horsepower (185 horsepower compared to 184 horsepower on the 2017 Mazda6). This engine also offers 181 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard in models without Honda Sensing. A continuously variable transmission is also available. The 2.5-liter four-cylinder on the 2017 Mazda6 also comes mated to a six-speed manual transmission.

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2017 Honda Accord Sedan LX VS 2017 Mazda6 Sport
Dual-zone Automatic Climate Control Air Conditioning Standard
7.7-inch display Display Screen 7-inch touchscreen
Specifications Standard Engine Specifications
Available (Honda Sensing) Forward Collision Mitigation N/A

Safety and Comfort Advantages of the Honda Accord

When comparing the 2017 Honda Accord vs the 2017 Mazda6 in their LX and Sport trims (respectively), these two models may offer similar power outputs, but they show some significant differences when it comes to comfort and safety features. The 2017 Honda Accord LX is available with the Honda Sensing safety suite which includes features like forward collision mitigation, forward collision warnings, lane departure warnings, and lane departure intervention. While there are models of the 2017 Mazda6 available with these features, these features are not available on the base Sport trim of the Honda's rival.

When it comes to base comforts, the 2017 Honda Accord LX also has an slight edge in this comparison. The 2017 Honda Accord LX comes standard with dual zone automatic climate control, automatic folding rear seats, and LED taillights, which do not come standard on the 2017 Mazda6 Sport, though that model is well-equipped even in the base model.

We like the comfort and safety that the 2017 Honda Accord brings to the road in every trim level, starting with the base LX trim and going all the way up. To learn more about this comparison, or either of these vehicles in our inventory, contact a member of our sales team today.

2016 Honda Accord instrumentation
front seat of the 2016 Honda Accord
engine in the 2016 Honda Accord
steering wheel and dashboard of the 2016 Honda Accord