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Mazda CX-9
2021 Mazda CX-9
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$34,160
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.1
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Base V6 RWD
2010 Base V6 RWD
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$29,480
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Nissan Pathfinder
2022 Nissan Pathfinder
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$33,410
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.4
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Overview

Engine
2.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
4.0L V6 Gas
Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 14 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
4.0L V6 Gas
3.5L V6 Gas
Horsepower
227 hp @ 5000 rpm
210 hp @ 5100 rpm
284 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
254 lb-ft @ 3700 rpm
259 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,236 lbs
4,525 lbs
4,317 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
3,500 lbs
N/A
3,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
16 MPG
23 MPG
City
22 MPG
14 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
20 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 Tons/yr
11.6 Tons/yr
7.7 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
3
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
22.5 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
418 miles
315 miles
388.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
532 miles
450 miles
481 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
199.4 in
193.5 in
197 in
Height
67.6 in
72.8 in
70.9 in
Max Width
77.5 in
73.5 in
77.9 in
Front Width
65.3 in
60.9 in
66.9 in
Rear Width
65.2 in
61.8 in
66.9 in
Wheelbase
115.3 in
113.7 in
114.2 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
8.2 in
7.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
8 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41 in
42.4 in
44.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.3 in
39.8 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.9 in
59 in
60.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.7 in
55.4 in
58.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.4 in
36.9 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.5 in
38.7 in
39.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.1 in
58.9 in
59.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57.4 in
55.5 in
56.3 in
Third Row Leg Room
29.7 in
N/A
28 in
Third Row Headroom
35.4 in
N/A
37.8 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
53.1 in
N/A
58.4 in
Third Row Hip Room
40.1 in
N/A
46.7 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
71.2 ft³
85.8 ft³
80.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
38.2 ft³
45.1 ft³
45 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
14.4 ft³
N/A
16.6 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Variable Assist Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.8 ft
36.8 ft
38.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x TBD
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x TBD
18" x 8"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P255/60HR18
P235/65R18
P255/60TR18
Rear Tire
P255/60HR18
P235/65R18
P255/60TR18
Spare Tire
Compact
P235/65R18
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
N/A
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Ocean Blue Pearl
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Camel, Heated leather seat trim
  • Camel, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Charcoal Black, Heated leather seat trim
  • Charcoal Black, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Charcoal, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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