2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Mazda 6
2016 Volkswagen Passat 2016 Mazda 6
1.8L, 4-cyl. turbocharged; 3.6L VR6 Engine Options 2.5L, 4-cyl.
102 cu. ft. Passenger Volume 99.7 cu. ft.
15.9 cu. ft. Cargo Volume 14.8 cu. ft.
MIB II w/ available Android Auto and Apple CarPlay Infotainment Mazda Connect

2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Mazda 6

2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Mazda 6 interior passenger space

If you're in the market for a midsize sedan, you have plenty of options available to you. In fact, there may be too many options for you to thoroughly sort through. That's why we're here to help, comparing two of the more popular vehicles in the segment side-by-side. This is a matchup of the 2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Mazda 6.

Upon first glance, you'll notice that both are attractive cars, with the Mazda 6 displaying its beauty through sleek lines and the Passat showing off a simple, elegant attractiveness. But one thing the exterior design of a vehicle doesn't show is the interior space, and with the Passat, you'll find a comfortable experience for both the driver and passengers. In fact, the 2016 Passat has an edge over the 2016 Mazda 6 when it comes to both passenger and cargo volume.

As for the interior design, it's up to you to decide which model you like best. But we'll tell you that the Passat interior offers a sophisticated feel at a price that won't bust your budget. Moreover, it offers the latest in in-car smartphone connectivity through available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as available heated front/rear seats and LED headlights.

2016 VW Passat vs 2016 Mazda 6 Engine Specs

When it comes to finding the perfect midsize sedan, having premium-quality features at a price you can afford is important, and the 2016 Passat sure delivers. But how does it drive? The model comes standard with a 170-horsepower engine producing 184 lb.-ft. of torque. The Mazda 6's only engine option delivers nearly the same amount of torque at 185 lb.-ft., and offers 184 horsepower. Therefore, you can expect sufficient power in both models. But what the Passat has that the 2016 Mazda 6 does not, is an available V6 engine option that delivers 280 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque.

There is so much more we could say about the VW Passat here in Union County NJ, but in the end, the best way to learn about it's comfortable, luxurious and powerful driving experience is through a test drive. As you can see by comparing the 2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Mazda 6, the Passat excels in crucial areas that include vehicle power, space and infotainment, so get in touch with us at Douglas Volkswagen today.

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