2021 MAZDA3 vs. 2021 MAZDA6

2021 MAZDA3 vs. 2021 MAZDA6

2021 MAZDA3


2021 MAZDA6

Starting Price

Up to 28 MPG City
36 MPG Highway***

MPG Rating

26 MPG City
35 MPG Highway**
2.5L Skyactiv®-G
DOHC 4-Cylinder Engine

Base Engine

2.5L Skyactiv®-G
DOHC 4-Cylinder Engine

Turbocharged Engine


Blind Spot Monitoring


If you’re looking for a sedan that combines great performance with advanced features at a competitive price, there are a few great options from Mazda. Many Redondo Beach drivers wonder about the Mazda3 vs. Mazda6. But which is the best one for your needs? South Bay Mazda has information on the Mazda3 vs. Mazda6 comparison below. Find Mazda lease deals with us today!



MAZDA3 vs. 6: Price and Trim Levels 

The first thing to know about the Mazda3 vs. 6 comparison is that the Mazda 3 sedan is a compact, making it smaller but also less of a drain on the wallet than the Mazda6 price. Manhattan Beach drivers can upgrade their vehicles as they see fit! Here is a brief guide to the Mazda6 price and the Mazda3 sedan price:

2021 MAZDA3 Sedan Price

  • 2021 Mazda3 2.0 Sedan: $20,650 MSRP*
  • 201 Mazda3 2.5 Sedan: $21,650 MSRP* 
  • 2021 Mazda3 Select: $22,850 MSRP*
  • 2021 Mazda3 Preferred: $24,500 MSRP*
  • 2021 Mazda3 Premium: $27,000 MSRP*
  • 2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo: $30,050 MSRP* 
  • 2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus: $32,600 MSRP*

2021 MAZDA6 Sedan:

  • 2021 Mazda6 Sport: $24,475 MSRP*
  • 2021 Mazda6 Touring: $27,075 MSRP*
  • 2021 Mazda6 Grand Touring: $30,125 MSRP*
  • 2021 Mazda6 Grand Touring Reserve: $32,675 MSRP*
  • 2021 Mazda6 Carbon Edition: $32,950 MSRP*
  • 2021 Mazda6 Signature: $35,900 MSRP*

MAZDA3 vs. 6: Engines and Performance 

Among all the kinds of sedans in Hawthorne, a Mazda sedan offers uniquely capable engines. One perk is the number of options for those who want a little boost in horsepower and torque, even in a compact sedan. Here are the engine options available for each on Mazda lease deals:

2021 MAZDA3 Engine Specs

2.5L SKYACTIV®-G DOHC 4-Cylinder Engine with VVT

  • Horsepower: 155 hp
  • Torque: 150 lb-ft
  • EPA-estimated mpg: 28/36 city/highway mpg**

2.5L SKYACTIV®-G DOHC 4-Cylinder Engine Upgrade 

  • Horsepower: 186 hp
  • Torque: 186 lb-ft
  • EPA-estimated mpg: 26/35 city/highway mpg**

2.5L SKYACTIV®-G Dynamic Pressure Turbo 4-cylinder with VVT and Cylinder 

  • Horsepower: 227 hp 
  • Torque: 320 lb-ft of torque 
  • EPA-estimated mpg: 23/31 city/highway mpg**

2021 MAZDA6 Engine Specs

2.5L SKYACTIV®-G DOHC 4-Cylinder Engine

  • Horsepower: 186 hp
  • Torque: 186 lb-ft
  • EPA-estimated mpg: 26/35 city/highway mpg**

2.5L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Engine

  • Horsepower: 227 or 250 hp depending on the grade of gasoline used
  • Torque: 320 lb-ft
  • EPA-estimated mpg: 23/31 city/highway mpg**

MAZDA3 vs. 6: Interior Amenities 

Another great benefit of Mazda sedans are their interior features. These are designed for comfort and well as control, with convenient technology perks that’ll keep you connected as you go along. The Mazda6 price comes with more standard features, but you’ll be able to upgrade the Mazda3 sedan to get them. Here are just a few of your options: 

2021 Mazda3 Standard Features: 

  • Mazda Connected Services 
  • Cloth-trimmed sport seats 
  • Push Button Start 
  • Bluetooth connectivity 
  • 2 USB ports
  • 8.8-inch center display 
  • 8-speaker Mazda audio system 
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop and Go

2021 Mazda6 Standard Features (Available on Mazda3): 

  • Android Auto™/ Apple CarPlay™ Integration 
  • Blind Spot Monitoring 
  • Lane Departure Warning System 
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel 
  • Leatherette-Trimmed Sport Seats 
  • 6-way Power Driver’s Seat with Manual Lumbar Support 
  • Multi-Information Display (MID)

Test Drive Mazda Sedans at South Bay Mazda! 

So, where do you land on the Mazda3 vs. Mazda6 comparison? South Bay Mazda has Mazda lease deals on both for Torrance drivers. The best way to decide is to see them both, so contact us today to set up a test drive!


*MSRP excludes tax, title, license fees and $945 destination charge (Alaska $990). Vehicle shown may be priced higher. Actual dealer price will vary. See dealer for complete details. 

**EPA-estimated mileage. Actual results will vary.

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