2016 Mazda CX-9 vs 2016 Honda Pilot
2016 Mazda CX-9 2016 Honda Pilot
SKYACTIV-G 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT Engine 3.5L V6 SOHC
250 Max Horsepower 280
22 mpg city, 28 mpg highway Fuel Economy 19 mpg city, 27 mpg highway

Front-wheel drive

All-wheel drive


2-wheel drive

All-wheel drive

2016 Mazda CX-9 vs 2016 Honda Pilot

Rear profile of 2016 Honda CX-9

When it comes to SUVs, drivers have a wide spectrum of sizes to choose from, ranging from lightweight compact crossovers to robust full size variations. For drivers looking for the most space and easy handling, there are large crossover models. Since this size is an incredibly popular option, auto makers are continuously upgrading their current version or introducing brand new models. This only makes the buying process more confusing for shoppers. Let us help make it easier by presenting a comparison of 2 highly sought-after models: the 2016 Mazda CX-9 vs 2016 Honda Pilot.

The 2016 Mazda CX-9 and 2016 Honda Pilot are very similar in overall size, though the 2016 Mazda CX-9 is about 5 inches longer. When fully loaded, the 2016 Mazda CX-9 can accommodate up to 7 passengers, plus 14 cubic feet of cargo. The cargo volume can be increased to 38 cubic feet, and again to 71 cubic feet as the third and second rows of seats are collapsed.

2016 Mazda CX-9 Engine is Powerful and Efficient

Under the hood of the 2016 Mazda CX-9 is a SKYACTIV-G 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT. When paired with a SKYACTIV-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift and sport mode, drivers will experience a smooth and fun ride! Not only do these technologies make the 2016 Mazda CX-9 more fun, but more fuel efficient. An estimated fuel economy of 22 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway can be expected with the 2016 Mazda CX-9.

The 2016 Mazda CX-9 was designed to protect its passengers with many safety options and features. One popular option is the addition of All-wheel drive, which gives extra traction and power that make it ideal for wet and snowy road conditions. Other safety features include a rearview camera, extensive airbag system, tire pressure monitoring system, and much more!

If you have any questions regarding the 2016 Mazda CX-9 vs 2016 Honda Pilot comparison, please contact a Royal South Mazda sales professional.

Side profile of 2016 Mazda CX-9