2016 Mazda CX-9 vs 2016 Honda Pilot

As more and more drivers choose a crossover SUV as their next vehicle, it’s no surprise that they are quickly becoming one of the top segments in the auto industry. With the ability to deliver the versatility, capability and interior space a drivers wants and needs in their next new vehicle, a crossover SUV is easily a top choice for many drivers. Two of the leading vehicles in the popular segment include the Mazda CX-9 and Honda Pilot. Which of these three-row crossover SUVs is the best vehicle for your specific driving needs? This side-by-side comparison between the 2016 Mazda CX-9 vs 2016 Honda Pilot will show you.

The new Mazda CX-9 has gone through its first full redesign since it debuted and now offers an incredible new style and look from the inside out, as well as a new fuel-efficient turbocharged engine and some incredibly innovative active safety features. The new Honda Pilot has also been redesigned for the new model year, but it looks like it kept its same old boring boxy look as before and focused more on its interior.

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2016 Mazda CX-9 VS 2016 Honda Pilot
$31,520 MSRP $30,145
2.5-liter SKYACTIV® 4-cyl Engine 3.5-liter V-6
22 city/28 hwy Fuel Economy 19 city/27 hwy
Yes Available All-Wheel Drive Yes

2016 Honda Pilot and 2016 Mazda CX-9 Comparison

When comparing both the Honda Pilot and Mazda CX-9 to each other you’ll notice that there are many similarities and also many differences between them, but one of them does give you a little more than the other and is a better choice for a new crossover SUV. The 2016 Mazda CX-9 has received a new turbocharged SKYACTIV® engine that offers a higher torque rating and also more miles per gallon on both the city and on the highway than the 2016 Honda Pilot. The 2016 Honda Pilot and 2016 Mazda CX-9 comparison also reveals that both crossover SUVs offer a similar list of standard and available features and options. WIth so many similarities to each other, the higher fuel economy rating and sporty new looks of the new 2016 Mazda CX-9 gives it an advantage over the 2016 Honda Pilot in this side-by-side comparison.

2016 Mazda CX-9 front exterior photo
2016 Mazda CX-9 interior photo
2016 Mazda CX-9 interior features and options
2016 Mazda CX-9 exterior side view photo

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