2019 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Honda Pilot

Comparison image of a gray 2019 Mazda CX-9 and a blue 2019 Honda Pilot

Are you in the market for a new three-row SUV that offers excellent engine performance and fuel economy? If so, then you are in luck! There are a number of excellent three-row SUV models on the market today, many of which you can find right here in the Santa Fe, NM area! Two of the better three-row SUV models available here in Santa Fe are the 2019 Mazda CX-9 and the 2019 Honda Pilot.

Both the 2019 Mazda CX-9 and the 2019 Honda Pilot feature spacious interiors, but where they really excel is with the combination of engine performance and fuel economy each model offers! You might be wondering how you can possibly choose between these two excellent models. To help you decide between the 2019 Mazda CX-9 and the 2019 Honda Pilot, we here at Santa Fe Mazda have conducted a model comparison evaluating these two models. Let’s explore the results of this model comparison together!

2019 Mazda CX-9


2019 Honda Pilot

2.5L Turbo I-4 Engine Base Engine 3.5L V6 Engine
250 Horsepower* Engine Power 280 Horsepower
310 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 262 Pound-Feet
22 MPG / 28 MPG Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 19 MPG / 27 MPG

*Horsepower with 93 octane premium unleaded fuel.

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The table above compares the key engine specifications offered by the 2019 Mazda CX-9 and 2019 Honda Pilot base engines. As you can see, both of these models are very evenly matched in engine performance and fuel economy. The 2019 Honda Pilot has an advantage in engine power, while the 2019 Mazda CX-9 has an advantage in engine torque. As you can see, the difference in torque between these two models is more significant than the difference in horsepower. Additionally, when we evaluate fuel economy, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 has the slight advantage both in the city and on the highway. Another excellent aspect of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 that sets it apart from the 2019 Honda Pilot is the numerous driver assistance features the three-row SUV has available. A few examples of the driver assistance features available on the 2019 Mazda CX-9 include:

  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control
  • Adaptive Front-Lighting System
  • Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Traffic Sign Recognition

If you would like to learn more about how the 2019 Mazda CX-9 separates itself from competitors like the 2019 Honda Pilot, then you should contact the staff here at Santa Fe Mazda in Santa Fe, NM today!

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