2017 Ford Taurus vs 2017 Mazda6

The Ford Taurus has been around for a long, long time – the 1980s to be exact. Because of that, it has been the subject of a lot of head-to-head model comparisons. As you can probably guess due to its long and illustrious history, it’s the winner of those comparisons more often than not. And the 2017 Ford Taurus continues that proud tradition for many reasons, including its powerful and efficient engine choices and its roomy, spacious, comfortable and feature-filled interior.

And we’re going to do our part in keeping that tradition alive, as well. This time around, we’re going to take a look at the 2017 Ford Taurus versus 2017 Mazda6 in a head-to-head model comparison. Once you’re finished reading, you’ll see that the new Mazda6 is just another victim of the Ford Taurus and its continued excellence.

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2017 Ford Taurus VS 2017 Mazda6
288 HP Horsepower 184 HP
254 lb-ft. Torque 185 lb-ft.
20.1 ft.3 Cargo Capacity 14.8 ft.3
122.3 ft.3 Total Interior Volume 114.5 ft.3

2017 Ford Taurus: More Horsepower, More Torque, More Cargo Capacity and More Passenger Space

As shown in the above table, the 2017 Ford Taurus completely outperforms, outmatches, outclasses and outdoes the 2017 Mazda6 in every major large sedan category. And as it does with most model comparisons, it all starts with the powertrain. The new Ford Taurus provides 288 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque, whereas the new Mazda6 provides only 184 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque.

In addition to all of that formidable power, the new Ford Taurus also offers a ton more cargo capacity and passenger space. More specifically, the 2017 Ford Taurus offers 20.1 cubic-feet of cargo space and 122.3 cubic-feet of total interior volume, whereas the new Mazda6 offers only 14.8 cubic-feet of cargo space and 114.5 cubic-feet of total interior volume.

So, once again, history repeats itself, as the new Ford Taurus is the easy choice and clear winner. For more on the 2017 Ford Taurus and everything that comes along with it, please reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.

2017 Ford Taurus front interior infotainment system
2017 Ford Taurus front interior passenger space
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