2020 Nissan Altima vs 2020 Mazda6

Luxurious and high in value, both the 2020 Nissan Altima and the 2020 Mazda6 are popular vehicles that dominate the streets today. While both are similar in style and size, each offer a unique blend of strength, features, and more. Here, we will share a few major differences we found in our 2020 Nissan Altima vs 2020 Mazda6 comparison.

2020 Nissan Altima


2020 Mazda6

$24,100* - $35,180* MSRP $24,100 - $35,400

2.5L Engine with 188 Horsepower and 180 Lb-Ft of Torque

2.0L VC-Turbo™ Engine with 236 Horsepower and 267 Lb-Ft of Torque
Engine Options

2.5L Engine with 187 Horsepower and 186 Lb-Ft of Torque

2.5L Engine with 227 Horsepower and 310 Lb-Ft of Torque
Up to 28 City MPG** and 39 Highway MPG** Fuel Economy Ratings Up to 26 City MPG and 35 Highway MPG
15.4 Cubic Feet Trunk Volume 14.7 Cubic Feet


Advantages of the 2020 Nissan Altima Sedan

As mentioned before, both the 2020 Nissan Altima and the 2020 Mazda6 are both appealing in their own unique ways. Despite this, the 2020 Nissan Altima sedan offers many advantages over its Mazda6 rival.

If you are looking for high quality at an affordable price, the 2020 Nissan Altima is the car for you. Starting at the same MSRP as the 2020 Mazda6 and being more affordable at the highest trim level, the Altima will either cost you the same or save you some money based on your trim choice.

Since the price is nearly identical, how does everything else compare? Looking at the engine options, the engines in the Altima are very impressive. Each engine offers extra horsepower while the available Mazda6 engine produces more torque. With similar engine power, you’d expect similar fuel economy ratings as well. However, the 2020 Nissan Altima is the clear winner by offering much more city and highway mpg. Lastly, drivers that tend to fill up the trunk fully will find the trunk volume of the Altima to be much bigger.

Discover more details about the sporty 2020 Nissan Altima here at Sheehy Nissan of White Marsh! Ready to make sure that the Altima is the ideal match for you? Schedule a test drive with us to experience everything you can enjoy with the 2020 Nissan Altima.

Interested in the 2020 Nissan Altima?

*All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price.

**2020 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 28 City/39 Highway/32 Combined for Altima® S, SV, SL FWD; 26 City/36 Highway/30 Combined for Altima S, SV, SL AWD; 27 City/37 Highway/31 Combined for Altima SR, Platinum FWD; 25 City/35 Highway/29 Combined for Altima SR, Platinum AWD; 25 City/34 Highway/29 Combined for Altima SR, Platinum, Edition ONE VC-Turbo FWD. Fuel economy estimates based on 87-octane fuel. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

Front passenger angle of a red 2020 Nissan Altima with a man walking in front of it
Front interior inside the 2020 Nissan Altima
Rear driver angle of a red 2020 Nissan Altima with a man walking towards it