2021 Honda Accord vs MAZDA6

2021 Honda Accord

Midsize sedans are known for their lively performance and cutting-edge technology, and the 2021 Honda Accord and 2021 Mazda6 show exactly why. These cars are top performers, highly efficient, and put a premium on style and comfort. Which one will serve your needs best as you cruise around Panama City, Springfield, and Callaway, Florida?

In this car comparison, we’ll give you the information you need to decide. See the specs and features in detail—and reach out to us at Honda of Bay County to learn more!

2021 Accord vs MAZDA6: Specifications

2021 Honda Accord Front View

In some ways, these sedans are quite similar—both the 2021 Accord and Mazda6 offer two engines, for instance. Both come standard with a 4-cylinder, though only the Honda sedan has a turbocharged engine standard. You can expect up to 192 horsepower from the Accord, while the Mazda6 clocks in at 187 horsepower.

Both offer plenty of oomph for daily driving. If you want more thrills, though, upgraded turbo 4-cylinder engines provide up to 252 horsepower in the Accord and 250 horsepower in the Mazda6. The difference is minimal—you’ll have a lively drive either way!

If fuel economy is a top concern, this is where the Honda Accord shines. It sees up to an EPA-estimated 30 city/38 highway MPG on the LX, Sport, EX-L, and Touring 2.0T trim levels, outpacing the EPA-estimated 26 city/35 highway MPG offered by the Mazda6.1

Infotainment Technology on the Roads

The Honda Accord and Mazda6 are masters of technology in their own ways. Both include state-of-the-art multimedia systems that put all your controls on sleek, wide touchscreens.

Need to make calls on the go? Want to stream music uninterrupted? Both cars use standard Bluetooth® wireless technology to make this happen for you. Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ come standard in each vehicle, so you can access your apps easily on the go.

If you want to keep your phone charged while driving home or to your next destination, the Honda Accord offers a wireless phone charger in the higher trims. For Mazda6 drivers, no wireless charging capability comes as an option for this sedan.

Cargo Space: Find Room for Adventure

2021 Honda Accord Interior

Slide inside the 2021 Accord or Mazda6, and you’ll find a spacious and cozy car. The Mazda6 makes the backseats spacious for passengers with 38.7 inches of legroom. The Accord is even roomier with 40.4 inches of legroom in the rear. When it comes to cargo space, though, which vehicle comes out on top?

The Mazda6 trunk serves up 14.7 cubic feet of space. It’s perfect for overnight bags, golf clubs, and even groceries. Still, the Honda Accord improves on that with 16.7 cubic feet. You’ll have a bit more space for luggage for your next family adventure!

2021 Honda Accord vs MAZDA6: Choose Your Sedan

The roads of Springfield, Callaway, and Panama City are out there waiting. Now that you’ve researched the 2021 Honda Accord and Mazda6, which midsize sedan appeals to you most?

Both make compelling choices in many ways. However, if you value trunk space, advanced connectivity, and incredible efficiency, the Accord really stands out. See what you think: Take a test drive at Honda of Bay County today!


11 30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX and EX-L trims. 29 city/35 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport and Special Edition 1.5T trims. 22 city/32 highway/26 combined mpg rating for Sport and Touring 2.0T trims. 48 city/48 highway/48 combined mpg rating for Hybrid, Hybrid EX and Hybrid EX-L trims. 44 city/41 highway/43 combined mpg rating for the Hybrid Touring trim. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.