2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2018 Buick Enclave

Passenger side exterior view of a gray 2018 Mazda CX-9 on the left "vs" driver side exterior view of a gray 2018 Buick Enclave on the right

When searching to find an SUV that meshes with your life’s ever-changing daily demands it can be easy to get overwhelmed by all of the available options. Two of the most spacious, stylish, and technologically advanced SUVs on the market right now are the 2018 Mazda CX-9 and the 2018 Buick Enclave. With eye-catching exteriors as well as comfortable cabins that allow for flexible cargo and passenger capacities the 2018 Mazda CX-9 and Buick Enclave are ready to improve your daily commute and weekend getaways too. You can get to know all of the similarities and differences between the 2018 Mazda CX-9 and 2018 Buick Enclave with our comprehensive comparison below.

2018 Mazda CX-9


2018 Buick Enclave

2.5T SKYACTIV®-G Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 3.6L V6
250 HP/ 310 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 310 HP/ 266 LB-FT
22 MPG City/ 28 MPG HWY 2WD Fuel Economy 18 MPG City/ 26 MPG HWY
20 MPG City/ 26 MPG HWY AWD Fuel Economy 17 MPG City/ 25 MPG HWY

What are the Differences Between the 2018 Mazda CX-9 and 2018 Buick Enclave?

As you can see from the chart above the standard drivetrain for the 2019 Mazda CX-9 achieves more torque along with better Two-Wheel Drive (2WD) and All-Wheel Drive (AWD) fuel economy. Neither the 2018 CX-9 nor the 2018 Enclave offers an engine upgrade from their standard engines but the 2018 Mazda CX-9 gets equipped with SKYACTIV®-VEHICLE DYNAMICS with G-Vectoring Control for added agility and responsiveness.

The cabins of the 2018 CX-9 and Enclave have seating for seven people but the 2018 Mazda CX-9 provides passengers with more second-row legroom than the 2018 Enclave does. Both the Mazda CX-9 and Buick Enclave have standard split-folding 2nd and 3rd-row seats that make it easy to handle multiple combinations of cargo and passengers. You can find large Color Touchscreen Displays, Bluetooth® Connectivity, Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, and USB Inputs inside both the 2018 CX-9 and 2018 Enclave but the 2018 Mazda CX-9 makes available a Bose® 12-Speaker Surround Sound System while the Enclave only offers a Bose® 10-Speaker Stereo. With its more efficient engine along with its more impressive interior amenities the 2018 Mazda CX-9 is the easy winner over the 2018 Buick Enclave. Stop into Royal South Mazda in Bloomington, IN to take the attractive and accommodating 2018 Mazda CX-9 for a test drive today.