2018 Mazda CX-9 and Honda Pilot side by side

2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2018 Honda Pilot

2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2018 Honda Pilot

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SKYACTIV® Technology

22 mpg

City Gas Mileage

19 mpg

Voice Recognition

Not Available
Dual-Zone Automatic

Air Conditioning

310 lb-ft


262 lb-ft

If you are looking for an exciting family SUV that does not sacrifice performance, the 2018 Mazda CX-9 is a fantastic option. This three-row SUV comes with impressive towing capacity, a ton of cargo space, a comfortable interior and much more to make sure every person in your vehicle will love it. While we already know what the 2018 Mazda CX-9 can provide for families, how does it stack up against the competition from other brands? We found out in this 2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2018 Honda Pilot comparison.

Because we wanted to provide you with a fair and accurate comparison between these two vehicles, we compared the base trim of the Mazda CX-9 to the base trim of the Honda Pilot. These are the trims that were closest to each other in terms of both price range and available features. Take a closer look at the comparison above to see how these two vehicles stack up based on specific metrics. If you are in the Trussville AL area and are interested in the 2018 Mazda CX-9, you can follow this link to our inventory.

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It is obvious based on this comparison that the 2018 Mazda CX-9 is easily the superior family SUV of the two. When it comes to performance, convenience and comfort features, the Mazda CX-9 has way more to offer than the Honda Pilot. Let’s look closer at why this is the case.

When it comes to vehicle performance, the Mazda CX-9 dominates in both power and fuel efficiency. With nearly 50 more lb-ft of torque and 3 more city miles per gallon, the CX-9 is significantly better than the 2018 Honda Pilot when it comes to performance.

In terms of convenience features, voice recognition is just one of the many great things the 2018 Mazda CX-9 has to offer. This feature makes it easier than ever to access your vehicle features. Finally, with dual-zone automatic air conditioning, everyone in your vehicle is sure to be comfortable.


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