Compare 2020 Mazda CX-9 vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB Class

2020 Mazda CX-9
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB Class
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-9 Grand Touring AWD 20 26 $41,104 $43,450
CX-9 Grand Touring FWD 22 28 $39,306 $41,550
CX-9 Signature AWD 20 26 $43,716 $46,215
CX-9 Sport AWD 20 26 $33,859 $35,790
CX-9 Sport FWD 22 28 $32,064 $33,890
CX-9 Touring AWD 20 26 $35,580 $37,610
CX-9 Touring FWD 22 28 $33,784 $35,710
GLB 250 4MATIC SUV

Pricing

Invoice Price

$41,104
$36,284

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$43,450
$38,600

Monthly Payment Estimate

$724 / month
$643 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.5
6.8

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2020 Mazda CX-9 is a crossover SUV that rewards drivers more than it does other passengers. The 2020 Mercedes GLB 250 smuggles family-wagon strengths in its ruggedly styled SUV body.

TCC Likes

TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

20 mpg 23 mpg

Highway

26 mpg 31 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³)

135.8 -

Second Hip Room (in)

57.4 -

Front Shoulder Room (in)

57.9 55.9

Third Leg Room (in)

29.7 NA

Second Head Room (in)

38.5 39.3

Third Hip Room (in)

40.1 -

Passenger Capacity

7 5

Second Shoulder Room (in)

58.1 54.9

Front Leg Room (in)

41 41.4

Third Head Room (in)

35.4 NA

Front Hip Room (in)

56.7 -

Third Shoulder Room (in)

53.1 NA

Second Leg Room (in)

39.4 38.1

Front Head Room (in)

40.1 40.7

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

65.2 63.2

Wheelbase (in)

115.3 111.4

Liftover Height (in)

31.7 29.1

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

77.5 72.2

Track Width, Front (in)

65.3 63.2

Length, Overall (in)

199.4 182.4

Height, Overall (in)

67.6 65.3

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

40.2 -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

50.5 -

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

38.2 22

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

58.6 -

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

30.3 -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

84.9 -

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

71.2 62

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

21.5 -

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

14.4 22

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 12.6

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 13

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

19.5 15.9

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

38.8 38.4

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Front Tire Size

P255/50VR20 P235/55HR18

Spare Tire Size

Compact NA

Front Tire Order Code

NA R02

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P255/50VR20 P235/55HR18

Rear Tire Order Code

NA R02

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

3500 -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

3500 -

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

3500 -

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

350 -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

350 -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4388 3759

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact NA

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

20 X 8.5 18 X 7.5

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel NA

Front Wheel Size (in)

20 X 8.5 18 X 7.5

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

150 -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

310 @ 2000 258 @ 1800

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

2.5 L/152 2.0 L/121

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

227 @ 5000 221 @ 5500

Engine Type

Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

23 26

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

26 31

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

20 23

Transmission

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

4.41 -

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.45 8.09

Trans Type

6 8

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.71 4.13

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.99 14.76

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

1.99 12.32

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 5.68

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.60 3.23

First Gear Ratio (:1)

3.49 17.56

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 2.00

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

- 2.53

Summary

Vehicle Name

Mazda CX-9 Mercedes-Benz GLB

Body Style

i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility 4MATIC

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

7.8 6.8

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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