Every automaker operating in the United States is battling for supremacy in the crossover SUV segment of the automotive industry. The lineup available Royal South Mazda contains some of the most respected options in this very densely packed segment. A comparison of the 2021 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee will help people make a very difficult decision during the arduous vehicle buying process. The battle between the two vehicles sways back and forth. Buyers choosing the Grand Cherokee may have the advantage in performance, but the 2021 Mazda CX-9 comes back with wins in maximum passenger capacity, cargo volume and fuel economy. A customer’s final decision will need to come down to which vehicle metrics are most important to them.
Royal South Mazda customers can start the pre-ordering process for the 2021 Mazda CX-9 today by calling, 833-745-3478.
2021 Mazda CX-9
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
|Turbo., 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.
||Base Fuel Economy
||Max. Seating Capacity
||Max. Cargo Volume
Mazda has been employing the same powertrain for quite some time. The 2021 Mazda CX-9 will continue to be powered by the SKYACTIV® turbocharged, 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine, that will be attached to the SKYACTIV®-Drive six-speed automatic transmission. It will produce 227 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. However, customers can get a boost in performance by filling the gas tank with high-octane gasoline. Making this change will produce 250 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque. A properly equipped Mazda CX-9 can tow up to 3,500 pounds. On the other hand, the base 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee will make 295 horsepower and offers a bit more towing potential.
The trade-off potential buyers will need to consider comes in fuel economy scores. A 2021 Mazda CX-9 can record up to 22 miles per gallon in the city and 28 miles per gallon on the highway. The extra power produced by the current Grand Cherokee will record 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.
Mazda has positioned the 2021 Mazda CX-9 as its largest crossover SUV platform, offering three rows of seats that can hold up to seven passengers. Jeep Grand Cherokee owners will hold two fewer passengers. Additionally, the 2021 Mazda CX-9 can offer up to 71.2 cubic-feet of cargo volume. The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee comes up short of this mark, making a maximum of 68.3 cubic-feet available.