Compare Mazda3 and Mazda6

Compare the Mazda3 and Mazda6 to See Which is Perfect for Your Life in Danbury, CT

Have you been considering a new sedan for your life in the Newtown area? Then it's time for you to explore the new Mazda lineup. Within the lineup you'll find great sedans like the Mazda3 and the Mazda6 that provide a balance of performance, efficiency, comfort, and features for your life.

Although both Mazda models offer drivers a variety of features that make life on the road enjoyable, it's important to distinguish the two to make an informed decision about which vehicle is right for your life in New Milford.

Compare the Mazda3 and the Mazda6 sedans below and see how they stack up to your life. Once you finish, visit our dealership in Danbury. Our team of Mazda auto experts will help you explore the model that interests you, talk about model differences, and get you behind the wheel for a test drive.


Colonial Mazda

100 C Federal Road
Directions Danbury, CT 06810

  • Sales: 203-748-8700
  • Service: (888) 431-1908
  • Parts: (888) 378-6618

The Mazda3 is a compact sedan that is perfect for life in and around the city in Bethel. Providing a comfortable cabin, the latest technology, and great fuel economy, it's the perfect vehicle for a driver who wants a lot of value for their money.

On the other hand, if you're a driving enthusiast in the Ridgefield, CT area, there's no excuse to ignore the Mazda6. This sports sedan offers multiple engine options, several trims, and a variety of luxurious amenities to explore. If you want to get behind the wheel and enjoy every moment, the Mazda6 might be the vehicle for you.


  • Mazda3
    Standard SKYACTIV®-G 155-horsepower, 2.0-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine with 150 pound-feet of torque. Available SKYACTIV®-G 184-horsepower, 2.5-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine with 185 pound-feet of torque.
  • Mazda6
    Standard SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 187 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. Available SKYACTIV®-G 250-horsepower dynamic-pressure turbo four-cylinder with 310 pound-feet of torque.

Fuel Economy

  • Mazda3
    The Mazda3 offers drivers great fuel economy with a six-speed automatic transmission or six-speed manual transmission, delivering up to 38 mpg on the highway.
  • Mazda6
    In the Mazda6 you'll find more than exhilarating performance, you'll also find a great highway cruiser. Capable of achieving up to 35 mpg on the highway, the Mazda6 gives you the ability to take your travels further.


  • Mazda3
    The Mazda3 has a lower starting price than the Mazda6 with a starting MSRP of $19,145 for the Mazda3 Sport. The Mazda3 Touring has a starting MSRP of $21,140, and the top-tier Mazda3 Grand Touring has an MSRP of $24,195.
  • Mazda6
    At base, the Mazda6 Sport has a starting MSRP of $23,000, the Mazda6 Touring has an MSRP of $25,700. At the higher end, the Mazda6 Grand Touring starts at an MSRP of $29,200, Mazda6 Grand Touring Reserve has an MSRP of $31,700, and at the top-trim the Mazda6 Signature has an MSRP of $34,750.


  • Mazda3
    The Mazda3 is available in three different trim levels, Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. The Mazda3 is also available with either an automatic or manual transmission across all trim levels.
  • Mazda6
    The Mazda6 is available in five trim levels offering varying levels of comfort, technology, and performance. The Mazda6 trims include Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, and Signature.