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Mazda CX-5 vs. Honda Pilot

2021 MAZDA CX-9 vs. HONDA PILOT

22 mpg city/28 mpg highway*

MPG Ratings

20 mpg city/27 mpg highway
3,500 pounds

Standard Towing Capacity

3,500 with Honda accessory towing kit
310 lb-ft

Standard Torque

262 lb-ft
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Optional

 
Need a large SUV to accommodate your San Marcos family? Consider the 2021 MAZDA CX-9 and the 2021 Honda Pilot. These models boast a number of similar offerings, such as adaptive cruise control as standard, 3 years/36,000 miles of basic warranty coverage, and three rows of seating. However, the new MAZDA CX-9 comes out ahead in terms of fuel efficiency, standard torque, and more. Consult this comparison guide from Mazda of Escondido to determine which model better suits your driving demands.
 

 

HONDA PILOT OR MAZDA CX-9: POWER AND FUEL ECONOMY

When deciding on either the Honda Pilot or MAZDA CX-9, performance will undoubtedly be among the first things you look at. A large SUV needs plenty of pep to get up to speed on Vista highways, but you don’t want to compromise efficiency for power. Luckily, the MAZDA CX-9 provides the best of both.

MAZDA CX-9

  • 2.5L turbo inline-4 engine
  • 6-speed automatic SKYACTIV®-Drive transmission
  • 227 hp (250 hp with 93-octane premium unleaded fuel)
  • 310 lb-ft of torque (320 lb-ft of torque with 93-octane premium unleaded fuel)
  • EPA-estimated 22 mpg city and 28 mpg highway*
  • 3,500-pound towing capacity

Honda Pilot

  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 9-speed automatic transmission
  • 280 hp
  • 262 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 20 mpg city and 27 mpg highway
  • 3,500-pound towing capacity with Honda accessory towing kit

 

HONDA PILOT OR MAZDA CX-9: STANDARD FEATURES

With either the Honda Pilot or MAZDA CX-9, you will find standard features like Bluetooth® connectivity, bucket front seats, a rearview camera, and forward collision warning. At Mazda of Escondido, we understand that Carlsbad-area families like yours expect more, which is why the MAZDA CX-9 goes above and beyond on its introductory trim, coming equipped with:

  • Tri-zone climate control
  • Blind-spot monitor
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Heated front seats
  • HD Radio™
  • Multifunction Commander control
  • Infotainment system voice command
  • Radio Broadcast Data System program information
  • Pandora® internet radio integration
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone app integration
  • 10.25″ full-color center display
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel

 

DRIVE A NEW MAZDA CX-9 HOME FROM Mazda of Escondido TODAY!

When you compare the Honda Pilot and MAZDA CX-9, we’re certain that you’ll agree that the MAZDA crossover provides exactly what you need and more to get around Poway confidently and comfortably. This is true when you compare it to other SUVS like the Volkswagen Atlas, as well. Ready to get behind the wheel? Get in touch with Mazda of Escondido today to schedule your test drive of the MAZDA CX-9!

* EPA-estimated mileage. Actual results will vary.

 

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