2017 Mazda6 vs. 2017 Honda Accord: Head to Head

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2017 Mazda6 vs. 2017 Honda Accord

The Mazda6 and Honda Accord are tied at the No. 3 spot in our midsize car rankings, along with the Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, Honda Accord Hybrid, and Toyota Camry Hybrid. It’s a highly competitive segment with very tight scores in the top ten.

The Mazda6 was completely redesigned in 2014 and saw many updates for the 2016 model year, including a new MazdaConnect infotainment system with a larger screen, standard Bluetooth, a redesigned dashboard and center console, and refreshed front-end styling. The infotainment system is now standard for 2017, along with a standard rearview camera.

The Honda Accord was completely redesigned in 2013. It also underwent a refresh in 2016, including updated styling, optional Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, split-folding rear seats, heated seats, and front and rear parking sensors. A new sport SE trim is an option for 2017.

We compare these two midsize cars based on U.S. News scoring data in the categories that matter most. This may be one of our closest races yet. Read on to see which car comes out ahead.

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