Subaru Legacy vs. Mazda Mazda6

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$22,545
$23,800

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.78 / 5
9 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
175 hp
187 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L DOHC 16 Valve 4
SKYACTIV

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.9 in.
42.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40 in.
38.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.1 in.
38.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 in.
37.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15 cu. ft.
14.7 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/55VR17
P225/55VR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
108.3 in.
111.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.8 ft.
36.7 ft.

Length

Length
188.8 in.
192.7 in.

Width

Width
72.4 in.
72.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3514 lbs.
3433 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
175 hp
187 hp

Torque

Torque
174 ft. lbs.
186 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
16.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
30 mpg
31 mpg

City

City
25 mpg
26 mpg

Highway

Highway
34 mpg
35 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Subaru Legacy
Mazda Mazda6

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
104.6 ft³.
99.8 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3514 lbs.
3433 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
29 mpg.
29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 mpg.
26 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 mpg.
35 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded H-4
Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.5 L/152
2.5 L/152

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 - 0.62
3.55

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67
3.89

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90
4.11

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0
6.1

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110
100

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/55VR17
P225/55VR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR17
P225/55VR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 - 17 X 7.5 in.
17 X 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 - 17 X 7.5 in.
17 X 7.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.8 ft.
36.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.6 in.
11.7 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 in.
10.9 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
16.4 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40 in.
38.4 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.9 in.
42.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
58.1 in.
55.9 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.5 in.
53.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 in.
37.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.1 in.
38.7 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57.3 in.
55.1 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
55 in.
53.5 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
108.3 in.
111.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
188.8 in.
192.7 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.4 in.
72.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
59 in.
57.1 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.2 in.
62.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.8 in.
62 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.9 in.
6.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15 ft³.
14.7 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Legacy
Mazda6

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
Intermediate

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.5
2.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4