Compare 2013 GMC Acadia vs 2013 Mazda CX-9

2013 GMC Acadia
2013 Mazda CX-9
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AWD 4-Door Denali
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Acadia AWD 4-Door Denali 16 23 $45,547 $47,945
Acadia AWD 4-Door SLE w/SLE-1 16 23 $34,247 $36,050
Acadia AWD 4-Door SLE w/SLE-2 16 23 $36,043 $37,940
Acadia AWD 4-Door SLT w/SLT-1 16 23 $39,691 $41,780
Acadia AWD 4-Door SLT w/SLT-2 16 23 $41,040 $43,200
Acadia FWD 4-Door Denali 17 24 $43,647 $45,945
Acadia FWD 4-Door SLE w/SLE-1 17 24 $32,347 $34,050
Acadia FWD 4-Door SLE w/SLE-2 17 24 $34,143 $35,940
Acadia FWD 4-Door SLT w/SLT-1 17 24 $37,791 $39,780
Acadia FWD 4-Door SLT w/SLT-2 17 24 $39,140 $41,200
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AWD 4-Door Grand Touring
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-9 AWD 4-Door Grand Touring 16 22 $34,413 $36,375
CX-9 AWD 4-Door Sport 16 22 $29,686 $31,375
CX-9 AWD 4-Door Touring 16 22 $31,996 $33,820
CX-9 FWD 4-Door Grand Touring 17 24 $32,911 $34,785
CX-9 FWD 4-Door Sport 17 24 $28,183 $29,785
CX-9 FWD 4-Door Touring 17 24 $30,492 $32,230
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,547
$34,413
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,945
$36,375
Monthly Payment Estimate
$799 / month
$606 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 GMC Acadia's chiseled, rugged look masks a family-friendly cabin and smooth street performance. 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
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.80 56.9
Second Leg Room (in)
36.80 39.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.30 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
154.0 139.4
Second Hip Room (in)
57.80 56.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.60 59.4
Third Leg Room (in)
33.20 32.4
Second Head Room (in)
39.60 39.0
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Third Hip Room (in)
48.30 43.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.00 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.30 40.9
Third Head Room (in)
38.40 35.4
Front Hip Room (in)
58.00 56.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 31.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.10 64.7
Wheelbase (in)
118.90 113.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 31.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 76.2
Track Width, Front (in)
67.30 65.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.60 8.0
Length, Overall (in)
200.8 200.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 47.3
Height, Overall (in)
70.40 68.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 48.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
70.1 48.3
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)
116.1 100.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - 19.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.1 17.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 46.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 1.1 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 0.8 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.0 20.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.89 3.1
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/55R20 P245/50R20
Rear Tire Order Code
QQD NA
Front Tire Size
P255/55R20 P245/50R20
Spare Tire Size
Compact T155/90R18
Front Tire Order Code
QQD NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
780 525
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5200 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4850 4552
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x - TBD - 20 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x - TBD - 20 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.8 14.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 3400 270 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
LLT NA
Displacement
3.6L/220 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
288 @ 6300 273 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.842 1.555
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.859
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.882 3.393
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.872 2.370
Trans Order Code
M7X NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.464
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.414 1.154
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.742 0.685
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.484 4.148
Summary
Vehicle Name
GMC Acadia Mazda CX-9
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Over Strut MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.2 10.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 (2012) 4

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