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2013 Mazda CX-9

2013 Honda Pilot

  2013 Mazda CX-9 2013 Honda Pilot 2WD 4-door EX-L Front Exterior View
Invoice $28,183 $27,000
16/24 17/25
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Bottom Line 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 The 2013 Honda Pilot looks tough and truck-like from the outside, yet inside it's one of the better family haulers. Read Full Review
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  • 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


  • Can carry up to eight passengers
  • Powertrain is smooth and refined
  • Interior is spacious, versatile
  • Bins and cubbies galore
  • Strong safety record


  • Controls can seem cluttered
  • Cabin is awash in hard plastics
  • Base model lacks Bluetooth
  • Expensive option bundles
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