2019 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander
The overall success of an automaker is largely dictated by how good their lineup of crossover SUVs are. For the new model year, Mazda is in a very strong position to retain its position at the top. Shoppers face quite a few different options within this particular segment of the automotive industry. And to clarify just how impressive the new inventory is at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown, take a look at this comparison between the 2019 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander. The new Mazda vehicle arrives at our showroom with updated technology as well as more power and available interior space than its Mitsubishi competitor. Anyone who would like to schedule a test drive with the 2019 Mazda CX-9 can do so today with a Gwatney Mazda of Germantown product expert by calling, 833-241-6312.
In order for a vehicle to even be noticed in the crossover SUV class, it must be well-equipped, efficient and functional. The 2019 Mazda CX-9 is all of those things, especially when held up against the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander. While both models offer three rows of seating, independent reviews have praised the 2019 Mazda CX-9 for being more passenger-friendly in both rear rows. The same source criticized the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander’s third-row for being only suitable for small children. That same interior space is also better-suited for cargo-hauling. When properly configured, the 2019 Mazda CX-9 can accommodate up to 71.2 cubic-feet of cargo. The 2018 Outlander only offers up to 63.3 cubic-feet. As for technology, the two crossover SUVs are pretty evenly matched. Both can be outfitted with the Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ suites of applications.
2019 Mazda CX-9
2018 Mits. Outlander
|Turbo., 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.||Engine||2.4-L, 4-Cyl.|
|3,500 lbs.||Towing||1,500 lbs.|
|71.2 cu.-ft.||Max. Cargo Space||63.3 cu.-ft.|
All four trim grades of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 use the same powertrain. Under the hood of the new crossover SUV is a turbocharged 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine that is attached at a six-speed automatic transmission. It will make 227 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. Owners can choose to fill their gas tanks with premium grade fuel and get a boost up to 250 horsepower. The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander actually offers a naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine as well as a V-6 option. Neither engine is able to match the performance output of the SKYACTIV® powertrain used by the 2019 Mazda CX-9.