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2005 Mazda 6 vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, both 2005 Mazda 6 and 2005 Honda Accord were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,204 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Honda Accord is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Honda Accord (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 19 more horse power than 2005 Mazda 6. (119 HP @ 3500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 2005 Mazda 6. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 135 kg more than 2005 Mazda 6. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Honda Accord (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 37 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mazda 6. (310 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mazda 6. 2005 Honda Accord has automatic transmission and 2005 Mazda 6 has manual transmission. 2005 Mazda 6 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Honda Accord will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mazda 6 2005 Honda Accord
Make Mazda Honda
Model 6 Accord
Year Released 2005 2005
Body Type Station Wagon Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 119 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 3500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 310 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 16.7:1
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 196 km/hour 195 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11 seconds 10.1 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1510 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4690 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.7 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 65 L


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