Compare 2019 Honda Pilot vs 2019 Mazda CX-9

2019 Honda Pilot
2019 Mazda CX-9
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EX 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Pilot EX 2WD 19 27 $31,387 $34,330
Pilot EX AWD 18 26 $33,120 $36,230
Pilot EX-L 2WD 19 27 $34,515 $37,760
Pilot EX-L AWD 18 26 $36,248 $39,660
Pilot EX-L w/Navi & RES 2WD 19 27 $36,340 $39,760
Pilot EX-L w/Navi & RES AWD 18 26 $38,073 $41,660
Pilot Elite AWD 19 26 $43,874 $48,020
Pilot LX 2WD 19 27 $28,760 $31,450
Pilot LX AWD 18 26 $30,493 $33,350
Pilot Touring 7-Passenger 2WD 20 27 $39,131 $42,820
Pilot Touring 7-Passenger AWD 19 26 $40,864 $44,720
Pilot Touring 8-Passenger 2WD 20 27 $38,857 $42,520
Pilot Touring 8-Passenger AWD 19 26 $40,590 $44,420
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Grand Touring AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-9 Grand Touring AWD 20 26 $40,335 $42,640
CX-9 Grand Touring FWD 22 28 $38,633 $40,840
CX-9 Signature AWD 20 26 $42,913 $45,365
CX-9 Sport AWD 20 26 $32,243 $34,080
CX-9 Sport FWD 22 28 $30,541 $32,280
CX-9 Touring AWD 20 26 $35,127 $37,130
CX-9 Touring FWD 22 28 $33,425 $35,330
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,387
$40,335
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,330
$42,640
Monthly Payment Estimate
$572 / month
$711 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Subtle upgrades make the 2019 Honda Pilot a must-see for three-row crossover shoppers. The 2019 Mazda CX-9 delivers heavily on style, but it’s just adequate in other respects.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
38.9 35.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
152.9 135.1
Front Hip Room (in)
59.1 56.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 53.1
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 39.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 -
Second Hip Room (in)
57.3 57.4
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62 57.9
Third Leg Room (in)
31.9 29.7
Second Head Room (in)
40.2 -
Third Hip Room (in)
44.6 40.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
62 58.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 41
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
196.5 199.4
Height, Overall (in)
70.6 67.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 65.2
Wheelbase (in)
111 115.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.6 77.5
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 65.3
Liftover Height (in)
- 31.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
83.8 71.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16.5 14.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
46.8 38.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 21.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 40.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 50.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 58.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 30.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 84.9
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.6
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 12.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 38.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P255/50VR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P255/50VR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4060 4383
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 8.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
262 @ 4700 310 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
280 @ 6000 227 @ 5000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 4.41
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.45
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 1.99
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 0.60
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.49
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Pilot Mazda CX-9
Body Style
Sport Utility i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 7.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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