Compare Honda Pilot vs Mazda CX-9

Overview

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Engine
2.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
8 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
2.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
280 hp @ 6000 rpm
227 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
262 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
310 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,070 lbs
4,409 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
3,500 lbs
3,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
23 MPG
City
20 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 Tons/yr
7.7 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
19.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
390 miles
390 miles
Cruising Range Highway
526.5 miles
507 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.5 in
199.4 in
Height
70.6 in
67.6 in
Max Width
78.6 in
77.5 in
Front Width
66.3 in
65.3 in
Rear Width
66.3 in
65.2 in
Wheelbase
111 in
115.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
8 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.9 in
41 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.5 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
62 in
57.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
59.1 in
56.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.4 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.9 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
62 in
58.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57.3 in
57.4 in
Third Row Leg Room
31.9 in
29.7 in
Third Row Headroom
38.9 in
35.4 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
57.6 in
53.1 in
Third Row Hip Room
44.6 in
40.1 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
83.8 ft³
71.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
46.8 ft³
38.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
16.5 ft³
14.4 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.4 ft
38.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
20" x 8"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 8"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/50HR20
P255/60HR18
Rear Tire
P245/50HR20
P255/60HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Deep Scarlet Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Sonic Gray Pearl, Not available at start of production.
  • Steel Sapphire Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Beige, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Gray, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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