2019 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Acura MDX

2019 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Acura MDX

Looking for a new luxury SUV? You might immediately think of big-name automakers like Mercedes-Benz. Lexus, or Acura, but there’s one name that slips through the cracks. Mazda is well known for offering vehicles at prices less than the competition but with a lot of interior amenities that compare favorably against other luxury automakers. In this comparison between the 2019 Mazda CX-9 and the 2019 Acura MDX, you’ll notice that things aren’t always as they seem. Sure, you’ll get some awesome performance features and an elegant interior with the MDX, but you’ll also have to pay more for it. meanwhile, upgrading to the Signature trim level for the CX-9 gives you highlights like genuine Rosewood trim and Nappa leather seating.

2019 Mazda CX-9


2019 Acura MDX

$32,280 MSRP $44,300
250 hp/310 lb-ft Horsepower/Torque 290 hp/267 lb-ft
3500 lbs Towing Capacity 3500 lbs
135.1 cubic ft Passenger Volume 132.7 cubic ft

Highlights in the 2019 CX-9

All Mazda models come equipped with the innovative SKYACTIV® technology, which works to give drivers the best balance between power and efficiency. That’s prevalent in the CX-9, as seen by its impressive power output coupled with the 22 city/28 hwy mpg it gets (more than the 20 city/27 hwy mpg in the MDX). The interior passenger space is similar, but the CX-9 edges out the MDX with about two and a half feet of extra space. Some of the other amenities available in the 2019 CX-9 include:

  • Genuine Santos Rosewood inlays
  • Auburn Nappa leather seating
  • Bose® 12-speaker surround sound system
  • Mazda Navigation System
  • 360-degree View Monitor
  • Blind Spot Monitoring System
  • Push-button start
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • And much more!

Interested in seeing all the other ways the Mazda CX-9 beats out the MDX? Get in touch with the team here at Royal South Mazda to learn more or schedule a test drive on our website today!

grey 2019 Mazda CX-9 exterior profile with wording in bottom right corner
red 2019 Mazda CX-3 with wording in bottom right corner