2019 Mazda6 vs 2019 Kia Optima

2019 Mazda6 vs 2019 Kia Optima

Shopping for a new sedan in 2019 can be an intimidating process. With so many high-quality vehicles in the market, it can be difficult to decide between vehicles like the 2019 Mazda6 vs the 2019 Kia Optima. To help, we’ve put together a comparison between both sedans.

The 2019 Mazda6 is offered in five trim levels while the 2019 Optima is only available in four. The 2019 Mazda6’s trims include Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve and Signature while the 2019 Optima can be found in LX, S, EX and SX trims. The 2019 Mazda6 also comes standard with more technology features. While adaptive cruise control is only available as an optional feature in the 2019 Optima, it comes standard in every 2019 Mazda6.

2019 Mazda6


2019 Kia Optima

5 Trim Levels 4
Standard Adaptive Cruise Control Optional
187 Standard Horsepower 185
29 miles per gallon Fuel Economy (Cty/Hwy Combined) 27 miles per gallon

2019 Mazda6 Engine Specifications

Drivers will find the standard engine of the 2019 Mazda6 more powerful and efficient than the standard engine of the 2019 Kia Optima. The 2019 Mazda6 produces 187 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque, while the 2019 Optima generates 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. In combined city/highway driving conditions, the 2019 Mazda6 receives 2 more miles per gallon than the 2019 Optima.

The 2019 Mazda6’s available exterior color options include Snowflake White Pearl Mica, Soul Red Crystal Metallic, Sonic Silver Metallic, Machine Gray Metallic, Jet Black Mica and Deep Crystal Blue Mica.

Safety features and driver aids available for the 2019 Mazda6 include: Dual front side-mounted airbags, a tire pressure monitoring system, a pre-collision safety system, traction control, auto delay off headlamps, an engine immobilizer, daytime running lights, rear door child safety locks, front and rear head airbags, self-leveling headlights, dusk sensing headlamps, emergency braking assistance and child seat anchors.