2016 Kia Optima vs 2016 Mazda6 midsize sedans Patterson Kia Wichita Falls TX
2016 Kia Optima 2016 Mazda6
245 Top HP 184
25 city, 37 highway  Fuel Economy (base) 25 city, 37 highway
104.8 Passenger Room (cubic feet) 99.7
Yes 2016 IIHS Top Safety Pick+? Yes
Yes 2016 KBB.com Best Buy: Midsize Car? No
35.8 Turning Circle (feet) 36.7

2016 Kia Optima vs. 2016 Mazda6

2016 Kia Optima interior 104.8 cubic feet Patterson Kia Texoma

Midsize sedans are a dime a dozen, right? If you believe this, perhaps you've had one of those standard sedans with little style or flavor to make it stand out from the pack. Our 2016 Kia Optima vs. 2016 Mazda6 showdown will show you a different look at what it means to drive a sedan, one that is as elegant as it is power-packed. First up is the 2016 Mazda6, which has solid fuel economy at 25 mpg city, 37 mpg highway in base models and 184 HP in all models thanks to its 2.5L 4-cylinder engine. However, the 2016 Optima blows the Mazda6 off the streets with 245 HP in top-line model options with a 2.0L turbocharged engine. And the Optima does so with the same wallet-friendly base fuel economy of 25 mpg city, 37 mph highway.

Another place where you will see a substantial difference between these two cars is in the interior, as the 2016 Optima has a more expansive area for you to luxuriate in, 104.8 cubic feet overall for passengers. The 2016 Mazda6 has an inferior, compact-like 99.7 cubic feet available for you to stretch out in.

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Get Yourself a Stylish Optima Sedan in Wichita Falls Today

Both the 2016 Kia Optima and the 2016 Mazda6 were named 2016 IIHS Top Safety Picks, so with either car you know you have a very durable, safe ride that will keep your passengers safe, as well as yourself. But only the 2016 Optima won these two awards, both coming from the prestigious Kelley Blue Book: The 2016 KBB.com Best Buy award for midsize sedans, as well as the KBB.com 16 Best Family Cars of 2016 list.

When you consider the 2016 Optima has more power, space, and praise from experts, the choice is easy – the Optima does stand out in a crowded midsize sedan class. We have the Kia Optima on the lot at Patterson Kia of Wichita Falls, which is located at 2910 Old Jacksboro Highway in Wichita Falls TX, and we would love for you to visit us on the lot or take a look at our inventory online. For more information please call us at (877) 763-7209 or come see us in person to see our inventory and test drive a model today.

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