Compare 2019 Nissan Pathfinder vs 2019 Mazda CX-9

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
2019 Mazda CX-9
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FWD S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD S 20 27 $29,309 $31,530
4x4 S 19 26 $30,876 $33,220
FWD SV 20 27 $31,945 $34,370
4x4 SV 19 26 $33,512 $36,060
FWD SL 20 27 $35,331 $38,020
4x4 SL 19 26 $36,899 $39,710
FWD Platinum 20 27 $39,832 $42,870
4x4 Platinum 19 26 $41,400 $44,560
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FWD Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD Sport 22 28 $30,541 $32,280
AWD Sport 20 26 $32,243 $34,080
FWD Touring 22 28 $33,425 $35,330
AWD Touring 20 26 $35,127 $37,130
FWD Grand Touring 22 28 $38,633 $40,840
AWD Grand Touring 20 26 $40,335 $42,640
AWD Signature 20 26 $42,913 $45,365
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,309
$30,541
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,530
$32,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$526 / month
$538 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Nissan Pathfinder has value and interior flexibility as its assets, but this crossover SUV is ripe for a redesign. The 2019 Mazda CX-9 delivers heavily on style, but it’s just adequate in other respects.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 53.1
Second Leg Room (in)
41.7 39.4
Front Head Room (in)
42.2 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
137.8 135.1
Second Hip Room (in)
56 57.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.9 57.9
Third Leg Room (in)
30.7 29.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 38.5
Third Hip Room (in)
42 40.1
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60.4 58.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41
Third Head Room (in)
37.8 35.4
Front Hip Room (in)
56.8 56.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
65.7 65.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7 -
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 115.3
Height, Overall (in)
69.5 69
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.7 65.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.3 77.5
Liftover Height (in)
- 31.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
31.4 29.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
47.4 38.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
51.1 50.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
45.9 58.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
79.5 71.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
78.9 84.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16.2 14.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
19.8 21.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 40.2
Brakes
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)
12.1 12.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 38.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/65TR18 P255/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65TR18 P255/60HR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4293 4217
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
259 @ 4800 310 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/213 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
284 @ 6400 227 @ 5000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 28
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 - 0.38 3.49
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.25 4.41
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.31 3.99
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.45
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.99
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.60
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Pathfinder Mazda CX-9
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6 7.4
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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