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2013 Toyota Venza

2013 Mazda CX-9

  2013 Toyota Venza 2013 Mazda CX-9
Invoice $25,483 $28,183
18/26 16/24
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Bottom Line The Toyota Venza gets substantial improvements in entertainment and connectivity for 2013; otherwise it remains a comfortable, practical, and somewhat stylish pick for those who don't need a rugged SUV. 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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  • Roomy interior
  • Versatile layout
  • Reasonably fuel-efficient
  • Smooth look, inside and out
  • Improved connectivity features


  • Road noise
  • Vague steering
  • Uninspiring materials, trims


  • 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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