2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

The Mazda CX-9 is a full-size, three-row SUV that is popular thanks to its spaciousness, versatility, and premium cabin. See how it compares to the competition the following 2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2018 Volkswagen Atlas model comparison from Gwatney Mazda of Germantown, TN. 

The base model for the Mazda CX-9 and the Volkswagen Atlas are both affordably priced, but the CX-9’s higher starting price is an indication that the CX-9 offers more standard features to enjoy. Under the hood, both models boast impressive powertrains, but the CX-9 delivers more horsepower and earns better fuel economy than the Atlas. Both SUVs offer seating for up to seven passengers and a large cargo space for storage. 

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2018 Mazda CX-9

Trim: Sport


2018 Volkswagen Atlas

Trim: S

$32,130 Starting MSRP $30,750

250-hp SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T I-4 &

SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-speed automatic



235-hp 2.0L I-4 &

8-speed automatic transmission
Up to 22 city / 28 highway Fuel Economy (MPG) Up to 22 city / 26 highway

7 passengers &

14.4 – 71.2 cubic feet
Seating Capacity & Cargo Space

7 passengers &

20.6 – 96.8 cubic feet

2018 Mazda CX-9 Safety Features

Safety was a top priority in the engineering and design of the 2018 Mazda CX-9 SUV. Outfitted with the latest safety features and driver-assistance technologies, the Mazda CX-9 is well-equipped to deliver confidence and peace of mind behind the wheel.

Discover some of the safety features across the 2018 CX-9 model lineup below:

  • Rearview Camera
  • Hill Launch Assist
  • Smart City Brake Support
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • …and more! 

Wood Accents in 2018 Mazda CX-9 Signature Trim Level
Exterior View of the 2018 Mazda CX-9 in Gray
Rear End and Side View of 2018 Mazda CX-9 in Gray
2018 Mazda CX-9 Interior View of Nappa Leather Seating in Signature Trim

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