2017 Mazda6 vs 2017 Chevy Malibu

When it comes to choosing the right midsize sedan, there are several outstanding options to choose from. The Mazda6 and Chevy Malibu are among the top models in the segment, since they each provide drivers with a stylish and reliable vehicle to get them where they need to go.

Although both vehicles share quite a few similarities, each model also brings a number of unique elements to the table. Here, drivers can get a better idea of differences and similarities between the 2017 Mazda6 and 2017 Chevy Malibu before getting behind the wheel and making a final buying decision.

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2017 Mazda6 VS 2017 Chevy Malibu
2.5L I-4, 184 horsepower Base Engine 1.5L I-4, 160 horsepower
17-inch silver aluminum Standard Wheels 16-inch steel
Top Safety Pick+ IIHS Crash Test Ratings Top Safety Pick
Standard Bluetooth Connectivity Only available on higher trims

In terms of performance, both models come standard with an inline-4 engine, although the Mazda6’s base powertrain is larger and delivers more horsepower than the Malibu. Both sedans offer a sleek, eye-catching exterior with unique front grille designs and distinctive shaping. The 2017 Mazda6 has slightly higher safety ratings than the 2017 Malibu in addition to standard Bluetooth wireless capability, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and two 12-volt power outlets. In the end, which midsize sedan is right for you?

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The 2017 Mazda6 is available in three different trim levels--Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. Each model comes with a unique set of features and equipment, but no matter which Mazda6 model you choose, you can be sure you are investing in a safe, stylish, and well-equipped vehicle. Standard elements include 7-inch full-color touch-screen display, Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio streaming, Mazda Connect infotainment system, rearview camera, push button start, steering wheel-mounted controls, and much more. Not to mention, drivers can opt for more advanced equipment, such as high-grade Nappa leather seats, Bose 11-speaker surround sound system, and Active Driving Display, on higher Mazda6 trims.

When you are ready to experience the 2017 Mazda6 in Portsmouth, NH, you can schedule a test drive with our team at Seacoast Mazda.

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