2019 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2018 Honda CR-V
Nobody worth listening to will ever deny the popularity of today’s crossover SUVs. There are dozens of options available and most of them are pretty good. A comparison of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2018 Honda CR-V will show just why the two models are natural competitors. For the new model year, Mazda has vastly updated its three-row crossover SUV’s available technology options. Future owners of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 can integrate today’s most popular smartphones into its infotainment system. At the most basic level, these improvements pull the 2019 Mazda CX-9 even with, or even ahead of the 2018 Honda CR-V which has seen quite of bit of success. Anyone interested in taking a closer look at the new 2019 Mazda CX-9 and everything it has to offer can schedule a test drive today by calling, 833-241-6312.
For the new model year, the 2019 Mazda CX-9 offers the ability to pair compatible smartphones with the vehicle’s infotainment system using all of the applications available on the Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ suites. Owners of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 with the Sport trim and above will have this capability. Additionally, the 2019 Mazda CX-9 can be equipped with a newly available surround-view camera system. However, both vehicles offer a similar list of standard features. The reason crossover SUVs like the 2019 Mazda CX-9 and 2018 Honda CR-V are so popular is the amount of interior space available for passengers and/or cargo. Potential owners of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 will be able to accommodate more people with seating for up to seven riders. The 2018 Honda CR-V tops out at a maximum of five passengers.
2019 Mazda CX-9
2018 Honda CR-V
|Turbo., 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.||Engine||2.4-L, 4-Cyl.|
|3,500 lbs.||Max. Towing||1,500 lbs.|
A comparison of the performance specs of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 and 2018 Honda CR-V isn’t even a contest. The 2019 Mazda CX-9 uses the same turbocharged 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to the automaker’s SKYACTIV®-Drive six-speed automatic transmission on all trims. The standard power output is 227 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. Buyers can get a bit more performance out of the powertrain buy using premium grade gasoline, which will make 250 horsepower. On the other side of the equation is the naturally aspirated 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to a continuously variable transmission will make up to 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. A turbocharged, four-cylinder engine can also be chosen for the 2018 CR-V and it also doesn’t make as much power as the 2019 Mazda CX-9.