Compare 2019 Mazda CX-9 vs 2020 Nissan Murano

2019 Mazda CX-9
2020 Nissan Murano
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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
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AWD Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Murano AWD Platinum 20 28 $42,728 $45,530
Murano AWD S 20 28 $31,292 $33,330
Murano AWD SL 20 28 $38,932 $41,480
Murano AWD SV 20 28 $34,695 $36,960
Murano FWD Platinum 20 28 $41,228 $43,930
Murano FWD S 20 28 $29,793 $31,730
Murano FWD SL 20 28 $37,432 $39,880
Murano FWD SV 20 28 $33,196 $35,360
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,335
$42,728
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,640
$45,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$711 / month
$759 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Mazda CX-9 delivers heavily on style, but it’s just adequate in other respects. The 2020 Nissan Murano is stylish and sophisticated, but its powertrain and practicality leave something to be desired.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Midsize Station Wagons
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
29.7 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
135.1 102.8
Front Hip Room (in)
56.7 55.4
Third Hip Room (in)
40.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 58.8
Third Head Room (in)
35.4 -
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 59.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.4 38.7
Second Hip Room (in)
57.4 55.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41 40.5
Second Head Room (in)
- 37.8
Front Head Room (in)
- 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
31.7 30.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.5 75.4
Track Width, Front (in)
65.3 64.6
Length, Overall (in)
199.4 192.4
Height, Overall (in)
67.6 67.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.2 64.6
Wheelbase (in)
115.3 111.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
50.5 37
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
38.2 31.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
58.6 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
30.3 31.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
84.9 74.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
71.2 65
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
21.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
14.4 31.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.2 43
Brakes
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)
12.8 12.1
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P255/50VR20 P235/55HR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/50VR20 P235/55HR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4383 4137
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 20 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 20 X 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 2000 240 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
227 @ 5000 260 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.41 4.67
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99 0.96
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.99 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.49 2.41 - 0.38
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda CX-9 Nissan Murano
Body Style
i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 7.7
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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2019 Mazda CX-9
  • 2020 CX-9 arriving; 2019s still on sale
  • $2,000 factory rebate on 2019s
  • Lease a 2019 from $279 for 36 months
  • 0.9% APR for 60 months + no payment for 90 days
2020 Nissan Murano
  • 2020 Murano includes more standard features in most trims
  • Rebates: Up to $5,500 in offers
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 72 months + $2,500 bonus
  • Lease: From $279 per month for 36 months
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