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2015 Mazda Mazda6 vs. 2015 Subaru Legacy Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Mazda Mazda6 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Subaru Legacy with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Subaru Legacy will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda Mazda6.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mazda Mazda6 as you will with the Subaru Legacy, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Mazda Mazda6 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru Legacy. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mazda Mazda6 and the Subaru Legacy have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mazda Mazda6 is about the same width as the Subaru Legacy. When looking at overall length, the Mazda Mazda6 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Legacy.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mazda Mazda6 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Subaru Legacy.

Handling
The Mazda Mazda6 has about the same turning radius as the Subaru Legacy, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda Mazda6 is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru Legacy.

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

Warranty
The Mazda Mazda6 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Legacy.

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2015 Mazda
Mazda6

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MSRP*: $21,190 - $29,895

2015 Subaru
Legacy

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MSRP*: $21,695 - $29,595
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 1.49%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.07% --
City MPG: 25 - 26 20 - 26
Highway MPG: 37 - 38 29 - 36
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $20,235 - $28,235 $20,487 - $27,739

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