Compare Mazda 6 Sedan vs Pontiac G8

Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.6-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
14.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
17.5 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
3.6-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
187 hp @ 6000 rpm
256 hp @ 6300 rpm
Torque
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
248 lb-ft @ 2100 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,437 lbs
3,885 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
29 MPG
20 MPG
City
26 MPG
17 MPG
Highway
35 MPG
25 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.2 Tons/yr
N/A
EPA rating
N/A
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.4 gallons
19 gallons
Cruising Range City
426.4 miles
323 miles
Cruising Range Highway
574 miles
475 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
192.7 in
196.1 in
Height
57.1 in
57.7 in
Max Width
72.4 in
74.8 in
Front Width
62.4 in
62.7 in
Rear Width
62 in
63.3 in
Wheelbase
111.4 in
114.8 in
Ground Clearance
6.5 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.2 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.4 in
38.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
59.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.5 in
56.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.7 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.1 in
38 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
59.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.5 in
58 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14.7 ft³
17.5 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.7 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Performance
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Performance

Tires

Front Tire
P225/55VR17
P245/45R18
Rear Tire
P225/55VR17
P245/45R18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Deep Crystal Blue
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Onyx, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Onyx, Premium Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Optional

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Optional
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles