The 2016 Mazda6 vs. the 2016 Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry likely is one of the cars that pops up of when the midsize sedan segment comes to mind. But you wouldn’t want to purchase a vehicle without the facts, and there are a number of appealing alternatives to consider. As you research options, check out Cox Mazda’s comparison of 2016 Mazda6 and the 2016 Toyota Camry. Some of the results might surprise you, and when you’re ready to learn more about the 2016 Mazda6, head to Cox Mazda in Bradenton, FL.

2016 Mazda6

Blue 2016 Mazda6

2016 Toyota Camry

Red 2016 Camry


Don’t spend more than you would like to and end up with a vehicle you don’t absolutely love. Instead, opt for the 2016 Mazda6, with an MSRP from $21,495. The 2016 Toyota Camry, on the other hand, has an MSRP from $23,070.


Thanks to the refinement of SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY, the 2016 Mazda6 is able to produce a lot of power without relying on an oversized engine. If you like to drive, this is the wheel you want to be sitting behind. The standard engine on all trims is a 2.5L four-cylinder that puts out 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. With that power at your disposal, you can jump from zero to 60 mph in only 7.6 seconds. Standard power on the 2016 Toyota Camry comes from a 2.5L four-cylinder, as well, but it only puts out 178 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque.


Not only does the 2016 Mazda6 have greater output, but it also uses less gas in the process. Fuel efficiency for the standard engine is rated at 26 mpg city and 36 mpg highway, but with the available i-ELOOP regenerative braking system installed, those numbers climb to 28 mpg city and 40 mpg highway. Meanwhile, fuel efficiency for the 2016 Toyota Camry 2.5L four-cylinder is rated at only 25 mpg city and 35 mpg highway. With the second available engine installed, those figures fall all the way to 21 mpg city and 31 mpg highway.


The look and character of these two cars is what really sets them apart. The way the 2016 Mazda6 is styled, both inside and out, projects contemporary sophistication and a smart eye for design. When it drives down the road people take notice. The 2016 Toyota Camry has always been the midsized sedan for families, and while that makes it practical, it tends of be bland by design.

Discover the 2016 Mazda6 at Cox Mazda

If you have decided that the 2016 Mazda6 is more your speed and style, check it out at Cox Mazda, located at 3101 Cortez Rd. W. in Bradenton, FL, less than an hour south of Tampa via I-75. Contact us with any of your questions.