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2014 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2015 Mazda Mazda6 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda Mazda6 than the Hyundai Elantra, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai Elantra will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda Mazda6.

Convenience
With the Mazda Mazda6 you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Hyundai Elantra, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Hyundai Elantra will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mazda Mazda6. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Elantra and the Mazda Mazda6 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Elantra is much slimmer than the Mazda Mazda6, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Hyundai Elantra, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mazda Mazda6.

Drivetrain
The Hyundai Elantra has much less torque than the Mazda Mazda6, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Hyundai Elantra has a smaller turning radius than the Mazda Mazda6, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Elantra is significantly less powerful than the Mazda Mazda6. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Elantra and the Mazda Mazda6. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Hyundai Elantra as you will in the Mazda Mazda6.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Elantra than that of the Mazda Mazda6.

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2014 Hyundai
Elantra

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MSRP*: $17,200 - $21,700

2015 Mazda
Mazda6

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MSRP*: $21,190 - $29,895
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.90% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 24 - 28 25 - 26
Highway MPG: 34 - 38 37 - 38
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $16,687 - $20,766 $20,235 - $28,235

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