2019 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Kia Sorento

Gray 2019 Mazda CX-9 on City Street vs Silver 2019 Kia Sorento in the Desert

Families on the go may find that the 2019 Mazda CX-9 possesses the elite performance, luxury and technology that will add excitement to any family road trip. With an athletic platform and an elegant style to match and a fully-loaded and family-friendly interior, the Mazda CX-9 is a fan favorite at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown. Find out what sets the Mazda CX-9 apart from a premier competitor in this 2019 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Kia Sorento comparison.

If you have fallen in love with the 2019 Mazda CX-9, you will have a choice of four trim levels – Sport, Touring, Grand Touring and Signature – that each boast class-above luxury at every turn. The Mazda CX-9 is a highlight of the midsize SUV segment and makes room for seven passengers in a cabin that measures in at 135.1 cubic feet of passenger space with 14.4 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row – a number that the seven-passenger Kia Sorento cannot match.

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2019 Mazda CX-9 VS 2019 Kia Sorento
$32,280 Base MSRP $26,290
250-Horsepower 2.5-Liter SKYACTIV®-G Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Engine 185-Horsepower 2.4-Liter 4-Cylinder
7 Passengers Passenger Space 7 Passengers
14.4 - 71.2 Cubic Feet Cargo Space 11.3 - 73 Cubic Feet

What Are the Differences Between the Mazda CX-9 and Kia Sorento?

Armed with an extensive list of features, a power-packed standard engine, impressive fuel-economy numbers and class-above luxury, the Mazda CX-9 will deliver unrivaled value in this 2019 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Kia Sorento comparison. Mazda CX-9 Sport trim levels will start at $32,280 and come standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, three-zone automatic climate control, a 7-inch MAZDA CONNECT™ touchscreen infotainment system, push-button start, Smart City Brake Support and Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

With a design template that highlights class-above luxury, the Mazda CX-9 spec sheet will rival many luxury automakers when you upgrade to upper trim levels. Highlights of the Mazda CX-9 resumé include premium Nappa leather upholstery, Santos Rosewood wood interior trim, LED signature grille accent lighting, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, an 8-inch MAZDA CONNECT™ touchscreen display, heated and cooled seats, a power sunroof, 20-inch alloy wheels and much more.

When it comes to power and performance, the 2019 Mazda CX-9 promises the perfect combination of power and fuel economy that families will love. A 250-horsepower 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G turbocharged four-cylinder engine that makes 310 pound-feet of torque is standard across the board. Paired with a six-speed SKYACTIV®-Drive automatic transmission, front-wheel drive Mazda CX-9 models will earn 22 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. With the addition of Mazda i-ACTIV AWD®, the Mazda CX-9 earns 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. Kia Sorento entries are powered by a standard 185-horsepower 2.4-liter four-cylinder that earns 29 mpg on the highway and an available 290-horsepower 3.3-liter V-6 engine that makes 26 mpg on the highway.


Gray 2019 Mazda CX-9 Front Exterior Parked at a Farm
Gray 2019 Mazda CX-9 Rear Exterior on a City Street
Cutaway View of 2019 Mazda CX-9 Seating Interior
2019 Mazda CX-9 Steering Wheel, Dashboard and MAZDA CONNECT Touchscreen



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