When it comes to midsize SUVs, two models that are worth considering are the 2023 Mazda CX-9 and the 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe. Both vehicles offer a range of features and capabilities that make them excellent choices for families, commuters, and adventurers alike. However, which one is right for you? At Tuttle-Click Mazda in Irvine, CA, we've put together a comparison page of the two vehicles to help you decide.
2023 Mazda CX-9
2023 Hyundai Santa Fe
Touring, Touring Plus, Grand Touring, Signature
SE, SEL, XRT, Limited, Calligraphy
Maximum Horsepower (hp)/Torque (pound-feet)
As evident from the above table, the 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe has a lower starting price than the 2023 Mazda CX-9, making it a more affordable option.
Under the hood, the 2023 Mazda CX-9 comes with a 2.5-liter turbocharged engine that puts out a maximum of 250 hp and 320 pound-feet of torque, while the 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe has a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 191 hp and 181 pound-feet of torque. Both models offer all-wheel drive, but the 2023 Mazda CX-9 has more refined handling, making it a more enjoyable drive.
Regarding interior space, both SUVs offer plenty of room for passengers and cargo. The 2023 Mazda CX-9 offers seating for up to seven passengers, while the 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe offers seating for up to five. Therefore, if you are planning to go on a road trip, the 2023 Mazda CX-9 appears to be the better option!
As far as the infotainment system is concerned, both vehicles come with various advanced features, including touchscreen displays, smartphone integration, and driver-assist technologies. The 2023 Mazda CX-9 offers features including blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and other features that keep you and other passengers safe on the road.
If you want to buy the 2023 Mazda CX-9, visit us at Tuttle-Click Mazda in Irvine, CA. Our friendly sales team will assist you with the purchasing process.