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2014 Acura MDX

2013 Mazda CX-9

  2014 Acura MDX 2013 Mazda CX-9
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Invoice $39,185 $28,183
18/28 16/24
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Bottom Line The 2014 Acura MDX is more focused than ever on its mission of keeping the entire family comfortable, content, and entertained—and yes, that still includes the driver. Read Full Review The 2013 Mazda CX-9 gets a sharper, even sportier look, as well as new active-safety features, and should remain one of the most exciting and engaging vehicles with three rows of seating. Read Full Review
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  • Responsive powertrain
  • Excellent ride quality
  • Very quiet, refined interior
  • Roomier second and third rows
  • Easy-folding (and sliding) of seats


  • Unintuitive navigation/audio controls
  • Confusing dual-screen layout
  • Very limited array of interior colors/trims
  • No hybrid or diesel model
  • Why no steering feedback?


  • Sporty, aggressive look
  • Roomy tall-wagon interior
  • Responsive yet refined
  • New active-safety features


  • Harsh ride with 20-inch wheels (2012 model)
  • Not much cargo space behind third row
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