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Used test: Mazda 6 vs Skoda Superb: verdict
Buy either of these smart and spacious executive cars at four years old and you'll save yourself a handsome sum, but which one makes the better buy? We have the answer...
The Mazda 6 is cheaper to buy than the Skoda Superb, not to mention more fuel efficient and reliable. It's also a quiet cruiser, yet handles corners with tidy handling.
However, the Superb is, well, exactly that – and it's worth the extra cash in our view. Its cavernous rear seat space and boot are simply unmatched in this class, while it rides very comfortably and feels classy inside. It’s more lavishly equipped, too.
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1st – Skoda Superb
For Vast inside; well equipped; more comfortable
Against Grumbly engine; touchscreen is a bit low on the dash
What Car? rating 5 out of 5 stars
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2nd – Mazda 6
For The quieter car; strong in-gear acceleration; classy interior
Against More expensive to insure; poor rear head room; not as well equipped
What Car? rating 4 out of 5 stars
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Specifications: Mazda 6 2.2 Skyactiv-D 150 SE-L Nav+
Engine size 2.2-litre diesel
Torque 280lb ft
Top speed 131mph
Fuel economy 64.2mpg (official average)
CO2 emissions 117g/km
Specifications: Skoda Superb 2.0 TDI 150 SE L Executive
Engine size 2.0-litre diesel
Torque 251lb ft
Top speed 137mph
Fuel economy 65.7mpg (official average)
CO2 emissions 113g/km
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