Compare 2013 Toyota Highlander vs 2013 Mazda CX-9

2013 Toyota Highlander
2013 Mazda CX-9
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FWD 4-Door I4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door I4 20 25 $26,494 $29,020
FWD 4-Door V6 18 24 $27,751 $30,395
FWD 4-Door I4 Plus 20 25 $27,824 $30,475
4WD 4-Door V6 17 22 $29,074 $31,845
FWD 4-Door V6 Plus 18 24 $29,079 $31,850
4WD 4-Door V6 Plus 17 22 $30,402 $33,300
FWD 4-Door V6 SE 18 24 $31,553 $34,560
4WD 4-Door V6 SE 17 22 $32,876 $36,010
FWD 4-Door V6 Limited 18 24 $34,649 $37,950
4WD 4-Door V6 Limited 17 22 $35,972 $39,400
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FWD 4-Door Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Sport 17 24 $28,183 $29,785
AWD 4-Door Sport 16 22 $29,686 $31,375
FWD 4-Door Touring 17 24 $30,492 $32,230
AWD 4-Door Touring 16 22 $31,996 $33,820
FWD 4-Door Grand Touring 17 24 $32,911 $34,785
AWD 4-Door Grand Touring 16 22 $34,413 $36,375
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,494
$28,183
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,020
$29,785
Monthly Payment Estimate
$484 / month
$496 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
No matter which facet or dimension you measure--except excitement--the 2013 Toyota Highlander offers competent performance, great space, and good value. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
29.9 32.4
Second Head Room (in)
40.1 39.0
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Third Hip Room (in)
42.3 43.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.5 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
43.2 40.9
Third Head Room (in)
36.3 35.4
Front Hip Room (in)
56.7 56.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
55.0 56.9
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 39.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
145.7 139.4
Second Hip Room (in)
56.5 56.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.7 59.4
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 31.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.2 76.2
Track Width, Front (in)
64.0 65.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.8 8.0
Length, Overall (in)
188.4 200.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 47.3
Height, Overall (in)
68.1 68.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 31.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 64.7
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 113.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 58.5
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 34.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
95.4 100.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - 19.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
10.3 17.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 46.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 48.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
42.3 48.3
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.2 20.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.1 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A N/A
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/65R17 P245/60R18
Spare Tire Size
P245/65R17 T155/90R18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/65R17 P245/60R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
225 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3946 4317
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.0 13.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
187 @ 5800 273 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
186 @ 4100 270 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.7L/163 3.7L/227
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 0.859
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.15 3.393
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 2.370
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.36 3.464
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.154
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.685
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30 4.148
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.555
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Toyota Highlander Mazda CX-9
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.02 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.3 9.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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