2016 Mazda CX-9 vs 2016 Toyota Highlander

Are you on the hunt for a new crossover that will do the most for you? Many drivers find a midsize variation ideal due to its larger size while still being easy to handle. Midsize models are extremely popular and many brands have more than one option to choose from. This can be a huge challenge for you when you are trying to find the perfect one. Let us help by presenting a comparison featuring the 2016 Mazda CX-9 vs 2016 Toyota Highlander.

The 2016 Mazda CX-9 is 199 inches long and can accommodate up to seven passengers, plus 14 cubic feet of cargo volume. When more space is needed for bigger adventures the 50/50 split third-row seats can be folded down to make 38 cubic feet of space. If that isn’t enough room for gear, the second row of seats may also be collapsed to provide a maximum cargo space of 71 cubic feet.

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2016 Mazda CX-9 VS 2016 Toyota Highlander
$31,520 MSRP $30,490
SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L Turbo DOHC 4-cylinder VVT Engine Options

2.7L 4-cylinder DOHC Dual VVT-i

3.5L V6 DOHC Dual VVT-i

Hybrid 3.5L V6 DOHC VVT-i with EV and ECO Modes
22 mpg city, 28 mpg highway Fuel Economy 20 mpg city, 25 mpg highway

Front-wheel drive

All-wheel drive
Drivetrain

Front-wheel drive

All-wheel drive

2016 Mazda CX-9 Engine Power

Under the hood of the 2016 Mazda CX-9 is a 250 horsepower SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L Turbo DOHC 4-cylinder VVT engine, which is strong enough to pull 3.500 pounds! Even with all of that power, the midsize crossover is able to attain a stellar fuel economy of 22 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway!

Not only that, the 2016 Mazda CX-9 can be outfitted with all-wheel drive (front-wheel drive is standard)! This drivetrain offers additional power and traction, which will make driving on wet and snowy road conditions easier to handle.

If you have any questions about the 2016 Mazda CX-9 vs 2016 Toyota Highlander comparison, do not hesitate to call Royal South Mazda and speak with a friendly and knowledgeable sales professional.

Side profile of 2016 Mazda CX-9
Rear/side profile of 2016 Mazda CX-9
Rear profile of 2016 Mazda CX-9
Interior of 2016 Mazda CX-9

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