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2019 Nissan Altima AWD vs. 2019 Mazda6 | La Crosse, WI

2019 Nissan Altima vs. 2019 Mazda6
The midsize sedan segment is competitive, with many efficient yet powerful options. Two of the top contenders are the 2019 Nissan Altima and the 2019 Mazda6. Which of the two is the superior sedan? Across all categories, 2019 the Nissan Altima is the clear winner.

Available All-Wheel Drive

The 2019 Nissan Altima is Nissan’s first all-wheel drive sedan. With its available Intelligent All-Wheel Drive, the 2019 Altima offers improved traction in all road conditions. The Altima also achieves the best combined all-wheel drive fuel economy in the segment at 30 mpg.* The 2019 Mazda6 is only available with a front-wheel drivetrain.

Exterior Design

The Mazda KODO: Soul of Motion design philosophy has long made the Mazda6 a front runner in the segment in terms of exterior design, but the 2019 Nissan Altima’s redesign gives it a more athletic stance, new headlights and taillights, a bolder grille, and a sleeker overall look. With available colors like Scarlet Ember Tintcoat and Sunset Drift Chromaflair®, the Altima is clearly the segment standout.


The 2019 Nissan Altima is available with the world’s first variable compression-turbo engine. Mazda is famous for its SKYACTIV engine technology, but it can’t compete with this new engine. The Altima’s base engine (a 2.5-liter direct injection gasoline four-cylinder) creates more horsepower (188 hp) than the Mazda6’s base engine (187 hp).


While both the 2019 Nissan Altima and the 2019 Mazda6 are safe, the Altima steals the show with its cutting-edge ProPILOT Assist system, as well as the six driver-assist features available through Safety Shield 360: Automatic Emergency Baking with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Warning, High Beam Assist, Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Rear Automatic Braking.

Available in all-wheel drive and with an abundance of safety features, the 2019 Nissan Altima at Pischke Motors Nissan should be your next car.

*AutoPacific segmentation. Comparison based on 2019 Altima AWD vs. latest in-market competitors in 2018 Premium Mid-Size segment. Base models compared. 2019 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 30 Combined for 2019 Nissan Altima AWD. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions - use for comparison only.

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