2014 Mazda6 vs. 2013 Honda Accord
We’ve chosen the 2014 Mazda6 vs. 2013 Honda Accord because the Honda Accord is one of the best-selling models in America, but what you’ll find is that the all-new 2014 Mazda6 has raised the bar and the dated Accord just can’t keep up. Since parting ways with Ford Mazda engineers have been hard at work developing and implementing Mazda’s SKYACTIV technology suite into their vehicles, helping the Mazda6 in our 2014 Mazda6 vs. 2013 Honda Accord matchup pull ahead of the Accord for fuel efficiency and it’s all thanks to Mazda’s SKYACTIV technology. Please continue reading below for the complete details of our 2014 Mazda6 vs. 2013 Honda Accord matchup.
As you can see in the table above—showing some highlights of our 2014 Mazda6 vs. 2013 Honda Accord –the 2014 Mazda6 pulls ahead in fuel economy by four MPG which can add up to big savings at the pump over the life of your 2014 Mazda6 vs. 2013 Honda Accord. Assuming the national average fuel price for last year of $3.369 by the time your 60,000 mile warranty (on both models) is up you’ll have spent an extra $650 on fuel in the Accord while traveling the same distance. That’s like paying two extra payments just to drive an Accord, seems like a bad idea to us.
Climb behind the wheel in our 2014 Mazda6 vs. 2013 Honda Accord and you find two exciting drives that offer remarkably similar engine performance; but for those moments you crave driving excitement the Mazda6 shows its sport-sedan side better. In the Mazda6 you’ll find a stiffer suspension makes handling better than Accord, while also keeping body-roll in-check for a sports-car feel Accord can’t match.
Add in the proven reliability of Mazda to the 2014 Mazda6 vs. 2013 Honda Accord comparison and you find the Mazda6 pulls ahead of Accord. In this year’s Consumer Reports “Best & Worst Cars for 2013” issue Mazda finished in a second-place tie with Subaru and two spots ahead of Honda in their reliability study.
The finishing touch from Mazda is their approach to cars, that if a car is not worth driving, it’s not worth building. In the 2014 Mazda6 vs. 2013 Honda Accord comparison the 2014 Mazda6 in Dayton, OH is simply more worth driving. Don’t take our word for it, schedule a test drive today and experience the 2014 Mazda6 for yourself. If you don’t agree you can still find the Honda Accord; but we’re not worried at Matt Castrucci Mazda as the Mazda6 is simply the superior performing, more exciting and strikingly better looking model in our 2014 Mazda6 vs. 2013 Honda Accord comparison.
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