2020 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2020 Mazda Mazda6 | NewCars.com

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2020 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2020 Mazda Mazda6 Review

New 2020 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

2020 Honda
Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

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New 2020 Mazda Mazda6

2020 Mazda
Mazda6

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MSRP*
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$33,400 to $36,600
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$24,100 to $35,400
Invoice* $32,029 to $35,090 $22,880 to $33,420
MPG - City N/A 23 - 26
MPG - Hwy N/A 31 - 35
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

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

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). The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is somewhat more expensive 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 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid and the Mazda Mazda6 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is much wider than the Mazda Mazda6, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mazda Mazda6.

Drivetrain
The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid has much less torque than the Mazda Mazda6, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid has a larger turning radius than the Mazda Mazda6, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid 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 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid and the Mazda Mazda6. The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mazda Mazda6.

Warranty
The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda Mazda6.