The Zoom-Zoom Mazda in this poll features a 2.5-liter Skyactiv-G four-cylinder engine that puts out 184 horses and 185 lb-ft of torque. This is the only powerplant offered in this car, though it can be paired with either a manual or automatic transmission, both of which feature six ratios.
In comparison, the Honda is offered with either a base four-banger or an optional V6. The 2.4-liter entry-level engine puts out 185 horsepower (189 in Sport trim) and 181 lb-ft of twist. the Up-level six-shooter features a stable of 278 ponies. Depending on engine and trim, three gearboxes are available. There’s a proper manual with six speeds, a CVT automatic and a self-shifter with half-a-dozen gears.
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