Compare 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2019 Mazda CX-9

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe
2019 Mazda CX-9
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Limited 2.0T Automatic AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Santa Fe Limited 2.0T Automatic AWD 19 24 $34,160 $35,900
Santa Fe Limited 2.0T Automatic FWD 20 25 $32,562 $34,200
Santa Fe Limited 2.4L Automatic AWD 21 27 $32,656 $34,300
Santa Fe Limited 2.4L Automatic FWD 22 29 $31,058 $32,600
Santa Fe SE 2.4L Automatic AWD 21 27 $26,355 $27,450
Santa Fe SE 2.4L Automatic FWD 22 29 $24,749 $25,750
Santa Fe SEL 2.4L Automatic AWD 21 27 $27,956 $29,300
Santa Fe SEL 2.4L Automatic FWD 22 29 $26,358 $27,600
Santa Fe SEL Plus 2.4L Automatic AWD 21 27 $30,024 $31,500
Santa Fe SEL Plus 2.4L Automatic FWD 22 29 $28,426 $29,800
Santa Fe Ultimate 2.0T Automatic AWD 19 24 $36,886 $38,800
Santa Fe Ultimate 2.0T Automatic FWD 20 25 $35,288 $37,100
Santa Fe Ultimate 2.4L Automatic AWD 21 27 $35,335 $37,150
Santa Fe Ultimate 2.4L Automatic FWD 22 29 $33,737 $35,450
Santa Fe XL Limited Ultimate AWD 17 22 $38,875 $41,400
Santa Fe XL Limited Ultimate FWD 18 23 $37,250 $39,650
Santa Fe XL SE AWD 18 24 $31,119 $32,700
Santa Fe XL SE FWD 18 25 $29,477 $30,950
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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
$34,160
$40,335
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,900
$42,640
Monthly Payment Estimate
$598 / month
$711 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is a convincing crossover SUV with room for families and cargo. 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
24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 58.1
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 41
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 56.7
Second Leg Room (in)
40.9 39.4
Front Head Room (in)
41.2 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
110.7 135.1
Second Hip Room (in)
56.3 57.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 57.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 53.1
Third Leg Room (in)
- 29.7
Third Hip Room (in)
- 40.1
Third Head Room (in)
- 35.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
67.1 67.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.5 65.2
Wheelbase (in)
108.9 115.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 77.5
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 65.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
187.8 199.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 31.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.9 38.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
71.3 71.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
35.9 14.4
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 12.8
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 19.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 38.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR19 P255/50VR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR19 P255/50VR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4063 4383
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 20 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
235 @ 6000 227 @ 5000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1450 310 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.5 L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 23
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.90 1.99
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.60
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.81 3.49
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 4.41
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 1.45
Trans Type
8 6
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Santa Fe Mazda CX-9
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 7.7
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 3500
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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