2016 Mazda6 Sedan vs. 2017 Buick Regal

2016 MAZDA6 Sport

2016 Mazda6 Sedan
2017 Buick Regal White Front

2017 Buick Regal

The 2016 Mazda6 sedan offers you a sophisticated midsize sedan with sporty performance, efficient fuel mileage, and a spacious interior with plenty of modern technology. The 2017 Buick Regal is a spacious sedan with a classy exterior and interior technology. Which one is the best for you? Tampa and Sarasota drivers can find out here!


The two vehicles offer vastly different engines and performance features that combine to offer different driving experiences:

  • 2016 Mazda6: This sedan is powered by Mazda SKYACTIV®G 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that generates up to 184 hp and 185 lb.-ft. of torque. You’ll receive up to 35 mpg/highway.
  • 2017 Buick Regal: Two engines are available, either the standard 2.4L 4-cylinder engine that generates up to 182 hp and 172 lb.-ft. or torque, or a 2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder engine is available in the more expensive that generates up to 259 hp. You’ll receive up to 27 mpg/highway.

When it comes to equipped performance and fuel economy, the 2016 Mazda6 clearly comes out on top.


Both vehicles seat 5 passengers with different appointments available. Both offer leather trims and heated seating as well as plenty of soft touch surfaces. When it comes to space, the two vehicles offer varying degrees of accommodations.

2016 Mazda6 2017 Buick Regal
Trunk Space 14.8 cu. ft. 14.2 cu. ft.
Front Leg Room 42.2 inches 42.1 inches
Rear Seat Width 56.1 inches 52.3 inches
Rear Leg Room 38.7 inches 37.3 inches

For taller drivers and passengers as well as available cargo area, the 2016 Mazda6 wins in every area, offering more room where it counts.


If you’re buying a sedan in this market, you don’t want to miss out on any of the latest fun and informative gadgets on the market:

  • 2016 Mazda6: This sedan features a 7-inch touchscreen display with MAZDA CONNECTTM infotainment system mounted on the dash. A Commander control knob also allows you to control infotainment features. Bluetooth streaming is controlled by steering wheel-mounted controls, and an 11-speaker Bose audio system is available for audiophiles.
  • 2017 Buick Regal: There is an 8-inch touchscreen display mounted on the center console offering Buick IntelliLink with voice command capabilities. Bluetooth streaming is available with steering wheel-mounted controls, and a 9-speaker Bose audio system.

Both vehicles offer similar technologies, but the 2016 Mazda6 offers a better sound system and a touchscreen display that’s positioned for better visibility.

Test Drive the 2016 Mazda6 Near Tampa and Sarasota at Cox Mazda Today

We’re open seven days a week for you to stop by and check out the 2016 Mazda6. You can give us a call to schedule a test drive at 941-749-2790. We’re located at 3101 Cortez Road West in Bradenton, FL, close to both Tampa and Sarasota. If you have any questions about the 2016 Mazda6 or any other vehicle in our inventory, you can always contact us online!