2020 Mazda6 vs. 2020 Honda Accord

If you are looking for a midsize sedan, there are some great options out there. Two of those options are the Mazda6 and the Honda Accord. Below, we are going to take a closer look at both the 2020 Mazda6 and the 2020 Honda Accord to see how these two vehicles compare. We will take a look at the exterior of these vehicles, the performance, the interior, the technology features, and the safety features. Learn more about each of these vehicles below to help determine which of them might be a better option for you.


The exterior of the 2020 Mazda6 is a lesson in beautiful design. This vehicle was designed to give you a great look and exterior function with smooth body lines and great sculpting. The Mazda6 offers you an exterior look that makes this sedan look like it is always in motion. There are also a lot of great exterior features to be found on this vehicle like LED daytime running lights, LED combination taillights, 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels with a Gun Metallic finish, an auto-dimming driver’s side exterior side mirror, and more. 

The exterior of the 2020 Accord has a performance-inspired stance, and a fastback inspired design. The 2020 Honda Accord can be found with many different exterior color options, including Crystal Back Pearl, Radiant Red Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Obsidian Blue Pearl, Still Night Pearl, and more. This vehicle also gives you features like LED low-beam headlights, 19-inch alloy wheels, and more.

Performance and Engine Options

Next, let’s take a look at the engine options you can find in both of these vehicles, as well as the performance and fuel efficiency you can expect from these cars.

In the 2020 Mazda6, you can find a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine gives you 187-horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. This engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. For fuel efficiency, the standard engine gives you 26 city and 35 highway miles per gallon.

When you step up to the Grand Touring trim and above, you have a more powerful engine option for the Mazda6. This engine is a turbocharged 2.5-liter engine that gives you up to 250-horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. This engine also comes with a six-speed automatic transmission. With the turbocharged engine, you can expect to get 23 city and 31 highway miles per gallon.

There are a few different engine options in the 2020 Honda Accord. The base engine is a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. This engine is paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission. This engine produces 192-horsepower, and it gives you about 30 city and 38 highway miles per gallon.

Your other engine option with the 2020 Accord is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. This engine comes with a 10-speed automatic transmission, and it produces 252-horsepower. This more powerful engine option is not quite as good with fuel efficiency giving you just 23 city and 34 highway miles per gallon.

Interior and Technology

The interior of each of these vehicles is important as well. You want to be sure you get the comfort and technology features you are looking for in each vehicle. Check out what each vehicle offers you below.

The 2020 Mazda6 has standard cloth upholstery and seating for five. You have other options for seating upgrades like synthetic leather and genuine leather. You can also make your Mazda more comfortable with options like heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, heated rear seats, and ventilated front seats. For cargo space, the 2020 Mazda6 gives you 14.7 cubic feet of trunk space.

Next, let’s look at the technology features that this vehicle offers you. This vehicle comes standard with an 8-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, a USB port, Pandora, and HD radio.

There are also some available technology upgrades for the Mazda6. These options include Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, an 11-speaker Bose stereo, a navigation system, remote start, and two more USB ports.

The interior of the 2020 Accord has standard seating for five people on cloth upholstery. You can upgrade this vehicle to get interior features like leather upholstery, heated fronts seats, ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. This vehicle also offers you 16.7 cubic feet of trunk space on the interior.

When it comes to technology features, the Honda Accord offers you a few standard features. You can get Bluetooth, a USB port, a 7-inch display, and a push-button start standard.

If you want additional technology features, you will have to upgrade your vehicle and pay more. These additional available features include Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, an 8-inch touchscreen, some additional USB ports, and an 8 or 10-speaker audio system. You also have the option of upgrades like a Wi-Fi hotspot and wireless device charging.


Safety is something to take seriously. Both the Mazda6 and the Honda Accord have some great safety technology features standard and available. Check out what these vehicles have to offer you below. 

You can get some great safety technology standard in the 2020 Mazda6. This vehicle gives you active safety technologies like automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane keep assist, blind spot monitoring, forward collision warning, rear cross traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, and lane departure warning standard. You can upgrade to get available safety features like traffic sign recognition, a head-up display, a surround-view parking camera, and adaptive headlights as well.

The 2020 Accord does offer you several safety features standard. These safety features include a collision mitigation braking system, road departure mitigation, lane keep assist, a rearview camera, adaptive cruise control, and traffic sign recognition. You can also upgrade to add additional safety features like front parking sensors, rear parking sensors, rear cross traffic alert, blind spot monitoring, and a head-up display.

As you can see, both of these sedans have a lot going for them. If you have any questions about the 2020 Mazda6 and what it can offer you, reach out to us at Seacoast Mazda for more information.