2020 Mazda6 vs 2020 Toyota Camry
The market for midsize sedans is loaded with quality options that pack impressive performance ratings and features at an admirable price Still, with any big purchase you should feel confident that you're getting the most out of your investment. That’s why we’ve set out to put the newest Mazda6 to the test by pitting it against its most aggressive market rivals. See how this Gwatney-favorite midsize sedan fairs when we send it back into the ring with a familiar rival in this 2020 Mazda6 vs 2020 Toyota Camry comparison.
The Mazda6 and Toyota Camry each come standard with a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine, making for a pretty fair matchup from the base of the lineup. Still, the Mazda6 has earned a strong following for its refined driving dynamics thanks mainly to its inventive use of SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY. This innovative engineering is the secret behind the sedan's responsive steering, resulting in a smooth and agile drive like no other.
2020 Toyota Camry
|SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L 4-cylinder
184 hp, 185 b-ft
|Base Engine||2.5L 4-cylinder
203 hp, 184 lb-ft
|Standard||Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control||Available|
|Standard||Blind Spot Monitoring||Available|
Advantages of the 2020 Mazda6 Lineup
The table above highlights a theme in the Mazda6-Camry rivalry. The 2020 Toyota Camry can crank out more horses, but the 2020 Mazda6 masters the fields of comfort and convenience with more standard and available features across the board.
Technology: On top of the standard 8-inch MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment system, the 2020 Mazda6 keeps on the cutting edge with a number of techy additions at your disposal. Keep entertained, connected and informed on your drive with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration, an 11-speaker Bose® Surround Sound audio system, a windshield-projected Active Driving Display and the esteemed Mazda Navigation System.
Luxury: The refined cabin of the 2020 Mazda6 is a far cry from the 2020 Camry, boasting premium materials and options like Nappa leather seating, ventilated front seats, heated front and rear seats, Genuine Sen wood interior accents and more. Standard features like the leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control and Push Button Start offer interior bliss from any trim level.
Safety: On top of standard blind spot monitoring, the Mazda6 boasts a full slate of standard active safety systems, including high beam control, adaptive cruise control, advanced smart city brake support with pedestrian detection, lane departure warning and lane-keep assist. As we move up the lineup to the higher trims, advanced features like the adaptive front lighting system and traffic sign recognition come into play.