2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Honda Pilot

2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Honda Pilot

2019 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Honda Pilot
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$32,130 Starting MSRP $31,450
310 lb-ft Engine Torque 262 lb-ft
22/28/24 mpg Fuel Economy (city/hwy/combined) 19/27/22 mpg
418/532 mi. Driving Range (city/highway) 371/527 mi.

When you think about full-sized SUVs, you’re probably not thinking about the performance specs. Why? Because most of the vehicles in this segment don’t deliver in terms of power ratings, fuel efficiency, etc. The 2018 Mazda CX-9, on the other hand, is an exceptional SUV; and as such, its performance specs are among the best in the segment. Don’t take our word for it, check out the chart above.

As you can see in our 2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Honda Pilot comparative chart above, the biggest advantage of the Pilot is its marginally lower starting MSRP. That said, why spend more on a base model of the Mazda CX-9? For a little more money, the 2018 Mazda CX-9 provides its owners with more torque, better fuel economy estimates, and longer driving ranges. Let’s get a little more specific.

Key Differences – Mazda CX-9 vs Honda Pilot

Like we mentioned earlier, the Mazda CX-9 isn’t your average SUV; it’s stronger. With 310 pound-feet of torque at its disposal, the 2018 Mazda CX-9 is much more powerful than the Pilot. As a result, it provides its owners with a drastically more dynamic driving experience.

In some vehicles, next-level power ratings result in reduced fuel economy ratings. This, however, is not the case with the Mazda CX-9. As estimated by the EPA, the 2018 Mazda CX-9 earns up to 22 city-mpg, 28 highway-mpg, and 24 combined-mpg. As you can see in the chart above, all of these estimates are higher than those of the 2019 Honda Pilot.

Furthermore, due to its higher fuel economy estimates, the 2018 Mazda CX-9 also achieves longer driving ranges both in the city and on the highway. With as many as 532 miles in every full tank of gas, where will your Mazda CX-9 take you?

2018 Mazda CX-9 Side View of Gray Exterior
2018 Mazda CX-9 Door Handle and Various Controls
2018 Mazda CX-9 Front Grille Surrounded by Gray Exterior
2018 Mazda CX-9 Gear Shift Knob


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