2019 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2019 Honda Pilot

In the automotive world, the terms “versatility” and “practicality” are important. If a vehicle checks both of those boxes, it can fulfill many different needs. The Mazda CX-9 might be the most versatile and practical model in the lineup due to its third row of seating. The Mazda CX-9's interior space along with its great design and modern technology makes it a wonderful all-around midsize crossover.

But how does it compare to others? That is often what defines a vehicle’s prestige and standing. We are here to compare the base models of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 and the 2019 Honda Pilot. Check out what our research found by reading the chart below.

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2019 Mazda CX-9


2019 Honda Pilot

$32,280 Starting MSRP $31,450
Standard Blind spot warning system Not available
Available, with voice activation Integrated navigation system Not available
28 highway, 22 city, 24 combined EPA-estimated fuel economy 27 highway, 18 city, 22 combined

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The Mazda CX-9 and the Honda Pilot are very similarly priced, yet it would seem that the former comes with much more technological perks. Included in those perks is MAZDAS CONNECT™ infotainment. This brand-specific, state-of-the-art infotainment program features a multifunctional command center, voice commands, internet radio integration, texting audio and delivery, and Bluetooth connectivity. Additionally, the Mazda CX-9 comes standard with dual USB ports, a push-button start, rear cross-traffic alert, smart city brake support, and rear privacy glass. All models sport a 250-horsepower, SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine with Dynamic Pressure Turbo. This powerful engine puts out 310 pound-foot of torque which contributes to a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 lbs.

Come down to Tuttle-Click Mazda to check out this crossover for yourself. Take it for a test spin so you can feel firsthand how powerful and smooth the SKYACTIV®-G engine is. We will go over everything else about this vehicle and we can even talk about other model comparisons. We hope we see you soon!