2019 Mazda6 Vs. 2019 Toyota Camry

Red 2019 Mazda6 and dark 2019 Toyota Camry, separated by a diagonal line and "VS" logo.

Today our model comparison enters the mid-size car arena for a tough showdown. The 2019 Mazda6 and 2019 Toyota Camry are both excellent vehicles, and choosing between the two can be understandably tough. They both have about the exact same dimensions, so let’s see what they do with that to distinguish themselves from competitors.

The 2019 Mazda6 boasts athletic handling, two powerful engine options, and a premium interior. This isn’t too surprising- these are the traits Mazda is known for, and the 2019 Mazda6 delivers. The 2019 Toyota Camry also boasts two fun to drive engines, a good amount of interior space, and a high reliability rating.

Now let’s see what it looks like when these two creatures go head-to-head.

2019 Mazda6


2019 Toyota Camry

$23,800 Starting MSRP $24,095
8-inch touch screen Standard Infotainment 7-inch touch screen
14.7 Cubic Feet Standard Cargo Volume 14.1 Cubic Feet
Available Android Auto? Unavailable

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Premium Interior of the 2019 Mazda6

The upscale cabin in the 2019 Mazda6 makes this delectable ride feel almost like a luxury vehicle. Roomy front seats bring along plenty of head- and legroom, giving bodies enough space to move on both ends. Surfaces are adorned with premium materials and assembled with an excellent build quality.

Interior comfort features include:

  • Power-adjustable, heated and ventilated front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Synthetic leather seats
  • Genuine leather upholstery

Infotainment features include:

  • Smartphone integration via Aha, Pandora and Stitcher
  • Up to three USB ports
  • Bluetooth
  • HD and Satellite Radio
  • 11-speaker Bose stereo
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Exciting Performance of the 2019 Mazda6

As is usual for Mazda, performance is another highlight of the 2019 Mazda6. A 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that pumps our 187 horsepower comes standard in the Sport and Touring trims. Higher configurations come with a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder that goes all the way up to 227 or 250 horsepower depending on the gasoline that’s used.

Raw power doesn’t mean all that much without the handling to control it, and on this level the 2019 Mazda6 delivers as well. Spirited control and agile turnability make the zippy machine a lively experience, adding fun to a daily commute and taking on twisty twirly mountain roads with ease. All the while, the 2019 Mazda6 maintains a buttery smooth ride that ensures everyone inside is comfortable for the trip.