The segment of three-row SUVs has witnessed a massive influx of potential buyers over the last few years. Owing to this demand, automakers are in the quest to manufacture the most efficient three-row SUVs. Mazda and Chevrolet are in the spotlight in this race owing to their respective SUV ranges. The 2022 Mazda CX-9 and the 2022 Chevrolet Traverse are the best-selling SUVs in the 2022 model year. If you ask us to pick a winner between both, we might be unable to give a straight answer. However, at Royal South Mazda in Bloomington, IN, we have produced this model comparison page focusing on the differences between the 2022 Mazda CX-9 and the 2022 Chevrolet Traverse.
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2022 Mazda CX-9
2022 Chevrolet Traverse
|SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 Dynamic Pressure Turbo||Base Engine Specs
||3.6L V6 engine|
|227 horsepower & 310 lb.-ft||Horsepower & Torque Ratings
||310 horsepower & 266 lb.-ft|
|SKYACTIV®-Drive six-speed automatic||Transmission System
||Electronically controlled nine-speed automatic|
Although the 2022 Chevrolet Traverse has better performance ratings than the 2022 Mazda CX-9, the Mazda CX-9 emanates superior driving dynamics owing to its smooth transmission system and responsive steering wheel. Moreover, the cabin of the 2022 Mazda CX-9 feels more comfortable and offers a better driving experience to passengers.
On the safety front, the 2022 Mazda CX-9 is among the safest SUVs. Both NHTSA and IIHS have given the vehicle the highest safety rating. Highlights include: