Compare Mazda CX-9

Where Does the 2018 Mazda CX-9 Rank Among SUV Competition in Madison, WI?

When you're ready to begin compiling rankings for your next three-row SUV, you will have many different components and elements to consider. From the amount of interior space you require to the built-in technology you prefer and towing capacity you desire, a lot goes into making this sometimes complex decision.

Thankfully, Don Miller Mazda is here to help. Our 2018 Mazda CX-9 slots into the three-row SUV hierarchy favorably, and we're ready with comparative examples against Toyota, Subaru, Honda and VW competition. See how it all unfolds with a review of our specific head to head comparisons below.

2018 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2018 Toyota Highlander

  • Standard performance: 227 horsepower vs. 185 horsepower
  • Standard towing: 3,500 pounds vs. 1,500 pounds
  • Combined fuel economy: 24 miles per gallon vs. 22 miles per gallon
  • Standard active safety:  blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert vs. not available (starting models)
  • Luxury Features: standard automatic climate control vs. not available, optional front heated seats and power-adjustable driver's seat vs. not available (starting models)
 
 

2018 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2018 Honda Pilot

  • Standard performance: 310 pound-feet vs. 262 pound-feet (V6 Pilot engine)
  • Standard towing: 3,500 pounds vs. 1,500 pounds
  • Combined fuel economy: 24 miles per gallon vs. 22 miles per gallon
  • Standard active safety:  blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, forward obstruction warning vs. not available (starting models)
  • Luxury Features: standard automatic climate control and leather steering wheel vs. not available, optional front heated seats and power-adjustable driver's seat vs. not available (starting models)

2018 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2018 VW Atlas

  • Standard performance: 310 pound-feet vs. 258 pound-feet
  • Standard towing: 3,500 pounds vs. 2,000 pounds
  • Highway fuel economy: 24 miles per gallon vs. 22 miles per gallon
  • Standard active safety:  blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert vs. not available (starting models)
  • Standard Features: standard automatic climate control, leather steering wheel, overhead console storage and automatic headlights vs. not available (starting models)

2018 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2019 Subaru Ascent

  • Standard performance: 310 pound-feet vs. 277 pound-feet
  • Standard towing: 3,500 pounds vs. 2,000 pounds
  • Standard features: active front seat head restraints and leather-wrapped steering wheel vs. not available (starting models)
  • Optional features: power lumbar support, heated front seats, power driver seats, heated exterior mirrors vs. not available (starting models)
  • Rear leg space: 39.4 vs. 38.6 inches
 

The 2018 Mazda CX-9, a 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick + when equipped with available Smart Brake Support and Adaptive front-lighting system, deserves your extra attention during three-row crossover research here in Madison. Review more comparative points with our team over the phone or in person, and stop over today for a test drive of this exciting new Mazda model.

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