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2018 Mazda3 4-Door

2017 Mazda6

2017 Mazda6

2018 Mazda3 4-Door vs. 2017 Mazda6

There are a pair of award-winning options available to Gastonia drivers in search of a Mazda sedan: the 2018 Mazda3 4-Door and 2017 Mazda6. To begin with, both of these models are offered with:

Read on to find out whether the 2018 Mazda3 4-Door or 2017 Mazda6 is the better Mazda sedan pick for your distinct needs, and then come see them both near Mt. Holly at Momentum Mazda.

Performance and Fuel Economy

Both of these vehicles feature the performance- and efficiency-enhancing nature of SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY, though they each have their strong suits; the Mazda3 4-Door performance gets you better bang for your buck at the gas station, while the Mazda6 offers Shelby drivers more power under the hood:

2018 Mazda3 4-Door


2017 Mazda6
2.0L I-4 (155 hp, 150 lb-ft of torque)

Base Engine

2.5L I-4 (184 hp, 184 lb-ft of torque)
2.5L I-4 (184 hp, 184 lb-ft of torque)

Upgraded Engine

37 mpg highway, 28 mpg city

Max EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

35 mpg highway, 26 mpg city

Space for Passengers and Cargo

The Mazda3 4-Door is a compact sedan, while the Mazda6 is a midsize sedan. As such, their dimensions distinguish one model from the other:

2018 Mazda3 4-Door


2017 Mazda6

Passenger Capacity

108.7 cubic feet

Total Interior Volume

114.5 cubic feet
12.4 cubic feet

Cargo Space

14.8 cubic feet

Starting Price

Both of these Mazda sedans come in at a reasonable price, though the larger size and greater standard power of the Mazda6 comes at a premium:

  • 2018 Mazda3 4-Door – MSRP from $18,095
  • 2017 Mazda6 – MSRP from $21,945

Which Mazda Sedan Should You Choose?

The Mazda3 4-Door is peppy and efficient, while the Mazda6 is both powerful and family-friendly. Explore the Mazda3 interior, then get help choosing your Mazda sedan by taking them both for a spin at Momentum Mazda. You can affordably finance or lease either of these award-winners! Our dealership is open:

  • Monday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

We’re located at 4811 Wilkinson Blvd in Gastonia, NC, and you can contact our staff online for more information about both of these Mazda sedans. Also consider the advantages of leasing before making your decision.

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4811 Wilkinson Blvd • Gastonia, NC 28056

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