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Carbon Edition AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-9 Carbon Edition AWD 20 26 $40,848 $43,180
CX-9 Carbon Edition FWD 22 28 $39,049 $41,280
CX-9 Grand Touring AWD 20 26 $41,659 $44,040
CX-9 Grand Touring FWD 22 28 $39,863 $42,140
CX-9 Signature AWD 20 26 $44,273 $46,805
CX-9 Sport AWD 20 26 $34,116 $36,060
CX-9 Sport FWD 22 28 $32,319 $34,160
CX-9 Touring AWD 20 26 $35,808 $37,850
CX-9 Touring FWD 22 28 $34,012 $35,950
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Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription 6P
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC90 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription 6P N/A N/A $66,035 $70,250
XC90 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription 7P N/A N/A $65,565 $69,750
XC90 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription Expression 6P N/A N/A $60,113 $63,950
XC90 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription Expression 7P N/A N/A $59,643 $63,450
XC90 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV R-Design 7P N/A N/A $65,001 $69,150
XC90 T5 AWD Momentum 7P 20 28 $48,410 $51,500
XC90 T5 AWD R-Design 7P 20 28 $54,614 $58,100
XC90 T5 FWD Momentum 7P 21 30 $46,060 $49,000
XC90 T5 FWD R-Design 7P 21 30 $52,264 $55,600
XC90 T6 AWD Inscription 6P 19 28 $59,925 $63,750
XC90 T6 AWD Inscription 7P 19 28 $59,455 $63,250
XC90 T6 AWD Momentum 6P 19 28 $54,003 $57,450
XC90 T6 AWD Momentum 7P 19 28 $53,533 $56,950
XC90 T6 AWD R-Design 7P 19 28 $58,891 $62,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,848
$66,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,180
$70,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$720 / month
$1171 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
7.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Mazda CX-9 crossover SUV rewards drivers with good road manners, but takes a penalty in third-row space. Low-key luxury lies in the 2021 Volvo XC90’s serene cockpit, in its strong acceleration, and in its gray-wool confines.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Standard SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
57.4 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
135.8 103.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 57.7
Third Leg Room (in)
29.7 31.9
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.5
Third Hip Room (in)
40.1 44.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 56.5
Passenger Capacity
6 6
Front Leg Room (in)
41 40.9
Third Head Room (in)
35.4 36.3
Front Hip Room (in)
56.7 56
Third Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 46.9
Second Leg Room (in)
39.4 37
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.2 66.1
Wheelbase (in)
115.3 117.5
Liftover Height (in)
31.7 30.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.5 79.1
Track Width, Front (in)
65.3 66
Length, Overall (in)
199.4 194.9
Height, Overall (in)
67.6 69.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 9.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.2 47.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
50.5 49.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
38.2 34.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
58.6 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
30.3 35
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
84.9 80.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
71.2 64.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
21.5 21.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
14.4 11.2
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 13.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 39.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P255/50VR20 P275/45VR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/50VR20 P275/45VR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4409 5013
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 20 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 20 X 9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 210
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 800
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 2000 472
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
227 @ 5000 400 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Turbo/Supercharger Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 NA
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 55
Battery Range (mi)
- 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.41 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.95
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.99 3.03
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.49 5.25
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda CX-9 Volvo XC90
Body Style
i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 NA
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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2021 Mazda CX-9
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2021 Volvo XC90
  • 2021 XC90 stocked to meet demand
  • Lease: From $509 for 36 months
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