The horsepower of the Mazda 6 III Estate is by 4 % bigger in comparison to the Audi A4 B8 Avant 2.0 TDI 140HP manual 4x4. While the difference is not big it should not affect the car performance to a large extent.
The Mazda consumes 0.2 l less fuel in the mixed cycle when compared to the Audi. The Mazda 6 III Estate 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 145HP manual, which is classified in „middle” segment burns up by 2.3 l less amount of fuel than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle is 7.7 l.
If you need a vehicles for long cruises, which could carry more luggage , decide to buy the Mazda. The Audi A4 B8 has by 18 liters smaller luggage compartment in comparison to the Audi A4 B8 Avant 2.0 TDI 140HP manual 4x4 so probably in this case you would be able to put in the trunk one little suitcase less. Assessing the luggage compartment check its width length and height which have substantial effect on loading possibility .
distance between left and right side of a car directly influences on room in the cabin as well as stability during driving. The Mazda 6 III is widther by 14 mm compared with the Audi A4 B8 Avant and is not really relevant. The average for the „large family cars” class equals to around 1,764 millimeters and is by 5 percent smaller than the same attribute of the Mazda 6 III.
The Mazda 6 III Estate has by 2 percent larger engine capacity in comparison to the Audi A4 B8. This play a little role when it comes to accleration, as both figures are quite simmilar.
The Mazda 6 III is 2 percent longer than the Audi A4 B8 Avant 2.0 TDI 140HP manual 4x4. The length of the car plays a role in respect of driving comfort and space in the trunk. The Mazda preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the Mazda will be better driven but the Audi A4 B8 Avant will be a slightly easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
Model release date
Given that the Audi A4 B8 Avant's production started only 5 years prior to the Mazda, the gap between technology applied in both vehicles is not really huge, however, the Mazda 6 III Estate 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 145HP manual may have slightly more advanced solutions applied in it.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of putting big amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars of 37 millimeters in favor of the Mazda 6 III Estate is small and does not matter much.