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2019 Mazda6 vs 2019 Kia Optima

2019 Mazda6 vs 2019 Kia Optima

You are searching for a classy midsize sedan that will not break the bank. You would like it to be powerful, yet safe for the entire family. There are currently two midsize sedans that would be good options. They are the 2019 Mazda6 and the 2019 Kia Optima. In this 2019 Mazda6 vs 2019 Kia Optima comparison, we will look at the features of these two vehicles and help you determine which one would best fit your needs. Beginning on the outside, the 2019 Mazda6 looks classy and like it means business with its large front grille. The 2019 Kia Optima looks like most sedans that are currently on the road.

Keep reading to learn more about the 2019 Mazda6 and the 2019 Kia Optima. Otherwise, click the link below to browse our current inventory at Bert Ogden Mazda in Edinburg.

2019 Mazda6


2019 Kia Optima

2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G Engine 2.4-liter
187 Horsepower 185
29, 26, 35 Estimated Fuel Economy (Combined, City, Highway) 27, 24, 33
Standard Adaptive Cruise Control Not Available on Base Trim

Which midsize sedan: the Mazda6 or the Kia Optima?

Beginning under the hood, the 2019 Mazda6 outperforms the 2019 Kia Optima. The Mazda6 features a 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G engine that produces 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. The 2019 Kia Optima has a 2.4-liter engine that produces 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque.

If you would like to spend more time on the road and less time at a gas station, then the Mazda6 would be the way to go! The estimated fuel economy for the Mazda6 is 29 mpg combined, 26 mpg in the city, and 35 mpg on the highway. Although the estimated fuel economy for the Kia Optima is only a few miles per gallon less, you still will spend less time at the gas station in a Mazda6.

Finally, are safety features important to you? The 2019 Mazda6 comes standard with Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop and Go, Blind Spot Monitoring, Advanced Smart City Brake Support, Lane Departure Warning, Lane-Keep Assist and more! The 2019 Kia Optima comes standard with Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Lane Change Assist, Driver Attention Warning, High Beams, and a few others.

As you can see, if you are searching for a midsize sedan that is powerful, has a great estimated fuel economy, and is quite safe, then the 2019 Mazda6 would be a great option for you. Interested in learning more? Please fill out the form below. Our friendly staff is happy to assist you in any way that they can, including getting you into the driver’s seat of a 2019 Mazda6!