2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe

Our customers are always asking us, "What sets the Mazda CX-9 apart from other sport utility vehicles?" We love to hear this type of question! We take this as an opportunity to educate customers on why the 2018 CX-9 is one of the best SUVs on the market and why SUVs are a great option in the car market in general. The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe is another tremendous SUV on the market. We will compare the 2018 CX-9 against the 2018 Santa Fe to see just how well the CX-9 stands up in the sport utility market.

For this comparison, we will analyze the 2018 Mazda CX-9 Sport and the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe SE. Both the 2018 CX-9 and 2018 Santa Fe offer seating for up to seven passengers, front-wheel drive, an a 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission. Both models can also be upgraded to all-wheel drive with a slight decrease in fuel economy. As we continue to evaluate these industry leaders, remember that you can always stop by Matt Castrucci Mazda to speak with our sales team about these models or any others you have questions about.

2018 CX-9


2018 Santa Fe

$32,130 Starting MSRP $30,850
2.5L Inline 4 Turbo/ 227 hp Base Engine / Horsepower 3.3L V6 / 290 hp
22 mpg / 28 mpg Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 18 mpg / 25 mpg
14.4 cubic feet Cargo Capacity (With Seats Installed) 13.5 cubic feet

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The comparison above is evenly split between these two options in the sport utility market. While the 2018 Santa Fe offers a larger engine and more horsepower, the 2018 CX-9 offers better fuel economy and more cargo space. Innovation really sets the CX-9 apart from the Santa Fe in this comparison. The SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY of the CX-9 offers incredible driving responsiveness and enjoyment. The G-Vectoring Control system also allows for an improved driving experience as the vehicle optimizes for load control to provide the driver with more precise steering. These are only a few examples of the tremendous innovation that makes up the 2018 Mazda CX-9. Other available features include: Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go Smart City Brake Support Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring Rear Cross Traffic Alert Lane Departure Warning System Adaptive Front-Lighting System Traffic Sign Recognition Many More!

There is clearly a lot to love about the 2018 Mazda CX-9! If you have more questions about how the CX-9 compares to other sport utility vehicles, please contact our team at Matt Castrucci Mazda, and we will be happy to help!