Compare the Mazda CX-9


See how the Mazda CX-9 Compares in Chantilly says, "The words 'agile' and 'sporty' aren't usually tip-of-the-tongue when describing a large crossover-unless it's the Mazda CX-9." We agree with this statement, and we raise it with one incredibly powerful engine and innovative technology for this new Mazda CX-9 at Brown's Chantilly Mazda.

Whether you're from the Chantilly, Centreville, Sterling, Manassas, Washington DC, Reston, or Vienna areas or anywhere beyond, take a look below to see how the Mazda CX-9 compares to the competition, head to head. We think you'll like what you see.

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Compare the Mazda CX-9 to the Honda Pilot in Chantilly

  • The CX-9's engine is small, powerful, but most importantly it offers higher city and highway fuel economy than the Pilot.

  • You'll also get more torque from the CX-9. Compare its 310 lb-ft. of torque to the Pilot's 262 lb-ft. of torque.

  • With more standard features on the base trim lime HD radio and air conditioning with climate control, the CX-9 will leave you more comfortable and entertained than the Pilot.

  • Boasting more front and rear leg room, the CX-9 will treat your taller passengers to a more comfortable ride.

Compare the Mazda CX-9 to the Toyota Highlander in Chantilly

  • The CX-9's highway and city fuel economy is considerably higher than that of the Highlander.

  • The Mazda CX-9 also boasts higher horsepower and torque than the Highlander.

  • Standard features on the base trim level like A/C with climate control, HD Radio, and Keyless Ignition make the CX-9 a cut above the Highlander.

  • The CX-9 offers over twice the towing capacity of the Highlander - compare 3500 lbs. to 1500 lbs. - and even has a lighter curb weight. It's the clear, shining choice.



The Mazda CX-9 vs. the Ford Explorer
  • The standard engine in the base 2017 Mazda CX-9 boasts higher EPA-estimated fuel economy numbers than the 2017 Ford Explorer both in the city and on the highway.
  • The standard engine in the Mazda CX-9 also hits 310 lb-ft. of torque, easily outshining the Explorer base engine's 255 lb-ft. of torque.
  • Standard features in the base Mazda CX-9 - such as HD Radio, keyless ignition, and hands-free calling - are only available on higher trim levels of the Explorer.
  • Optional features in the base Mazda CX-9 - such as heated seats and navigation - are only available on higher trim levels of the Explorer.
  • 8.8 inches of ground clearance in the Mazda CX-9 makes it easier to tackle obstacles in your path than the Explorer's 7.8 inches of ground clearance.
  • According to, the Mazda CX-9's Average Consumer Ratings are higher than the Explorer's for the categories of Interior, Safety, and Technology. It's worth noting that both vehicles tie for the categories of Performance and Comfort at 4.5 stars.
  • The 2017 Mazda CX-9's base model comes with more exterior and interior color options than the Explorer, making it easier to express yourself even at a glance.