2020 Mazda CX-9 vs 2020 Honda Pilot 

2020 Mazda CX-9 vs 2020 Honda Pilot

For Memphis-area vehicle shoppers that need impressive comfort and capabilities, the Mazda CX-9 and the Honda Pilot have proven to be worthy choices. Still, you’ll want to know your next vehicle is the best match for you and your family. Join us as we compare the 2020 Mazda CX-9 vs the 2020 Honda Pilot below and see which model comes best equipped to take on the daily commute.

The 2020 Mazda CX-9 is powered by a 2.5-liter turbocharged SKYACTIV®-G engine rated for 250 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque. The Honda Pilot offers up a 3.5-liter V6 engine good for 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to its hefty torque output, the Mazda CX-9 puts out a standard towing capacity of 3,500 lbs. The Honda Pilot with FWD can also tow up to 3,500 lbs., but only with the optional Honda accessory towing kit. Keep reading for more details.

2020 Mazda CX-9 


2020 Honda Pilot 

$33,790       Starting MSRP  $31,550 
2.5L SKYACTIV®-G turbocharged inline-4  Base Engine  3.5L V6 
22 city / 28 highway  Fuel Economy  19 city / 27 highway 
Standard  Blind Spot Monitoring  Optional 

Advantages of the 2020 Mazda CX-9 

When it comes down to standard amenities, the Mazda CX-9 packs in even more connectivity and comfort features for the ride. Regardless of which trim level you opt for, you’ll enjoy a luxurious interior with tri-zone climate control, heated front seats and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.

The Mazda CX-9 also reigns among the most generous SUVs in the segment for driver-assistive features. Each model comes armed with a full roster of active safety systems, including:

  • Advanced Smart City Brake Support with day and night pedestrian detection
  • Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning System with Lane-keep Assist
  • High Beam Control
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Looking for a new full-size SUV in the Memphis area? Drop in and test drive the Mazda CX-9 and more models like it at Gwatney Mazda.

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