Three-row crossovers are the new family trucksters and the competition has never been more aggressive.
The Honda Pilot is one of our favorites thanks to the way it handles passengers and cargo, even if it's light on personality.
Hyundai's Santa Fe feels more special inside and offers almost as much flexibility, but it diverges from Hyundai tradition by getting expensive with options.
Ford's Explorer is starting to show its age and it falls way short on safety, but it's a heck of a value.
The new GMC Acadia is smaller than its predecessor, which makes a lot of sense, but it could be too tight for larger families.
The Toyota Highlander can feel almost like a Lexus when fully-equipped, but it's big and not especially fun to drive.
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|2017 Mazda CX-9Browse Used Listings||2017 Ford ExplorerBrowse Used Listings||2017 GMC AcadiaBrowse Used Listings||2017 Honda PilotBrowse Used Listings||2017 Hyundai Santa FeBrowse Used Listings||2017 Toyota HighlanderBrowse Used Listings|
|20 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy|
|Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded V-6||Gas I4||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4|
|Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD|
|Sport FWD||Base FWD||FWD 4-Door SLE w/SLE-1||LX 2WD||2.4L Automatic||LE I4 FWD (Natl)|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||Sport Utility||4 Door||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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|2017 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2017 Ford Explorer||2017 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2017 GMC Acadia||2017 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2017 Honda Pilot||2017 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe||2017 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2017 Toyota Highlander|