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2021 Toyota Avalon vs 2021 Mazda6

2021 Toyota Avalon vs 2021 Mazda6

There are very few automakers who offer you luxury sedans at a reasonable price. The 2021 Toyota Avalon is one such vehicle. This sedan comes with a powerful engine, great design and specifications. However, the 2021 Mazda6 has also taken the auto industry by storm. Therefore, we at Pohanka Toyota of Salisbury in Salisbury, MD, have this page where we compare the two sedans. Check it out to learn which sedan is the better of the two.

2021 Toyota Avalon


2021 Mazda6

XLE, XLE Hybrid, XSE Nightshade, XSE Hybrid, TRD, Touring, Limited, Limited Hybrid Trim Levels Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Carbon Edition, Signature
$36,125 Starting MSRP $24,475
3.5 Liters Maximum Engine Displacement 2.5 Liters
301 hp Maximum Horsepower 250 hp

Which Sedan is Better: 2021 Toyota Avalon or 2021 Mazda6?

If we glance at the above table, then it is quite clear that while the 2021 Mazda6 may have a lower starting price as compared to the 2021 Toyota Avalon, the latter has significant advantages over the 2021 Mazda6. Although price is an important factor when you are buying any vehicle, features take precedence in the case of luxury sedans.

If we look at the engine performance of both sedans, it is quite interesting how they stack against one another. The 2021 Mazda6 Signature is powered by a SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 Dynamic Pressure Turbo 4-cylinder engine that puts out 250 horsepower. However, the 2021 Toyota Avalon Limited is equipped with a 3.5-Liter V6 DOHC 24-Valve D-4S Dual Injection with VVT-iW engine that generates a massive 301 horsepower. Therefore, if you are looking for great engine performance, then the 2021 Toyota Avalon is the better choice.

In terms of fuel economy, the 2021 Mazda6 seems to edge out over the 2021 Toyota Avalon. While the 2021 Mazda6 Sport has a city and a highway fuel economy of 26 mpg and 35 mpg, respectively, the 2021 Toyota Avalon XLE has a city and a highway fuel economy rating of 22 mpg and 32 mpg, respectively. However, the 2021 Toyota Avalon offers hybrid trims along with gas-powered models, which makes it more desirable to buyers.

Finally, let us talk about the infotainment system. Both vehicles come with standard infotainment features, such as Android Auto®, Apple CarPlay™, Sirius XM® radio, and many other features that make your journey quite a memorable one.

Therefore, while the 2021 Mazda6 has quite a few impressive features, the 2021 Toyota Avalon is the winner in our books.

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