2020 Mazda CX-9 vs 2020 Subaru Ascent 

2020 Mazda CX-9 vs 2020 Subaru Ascent

On the search for an attractive three-row SUV with exceptional performance and fuel economy performance? The 2020 Mazda CX-9 and the 2020 Subaru Ascent are two excellent options vying for a spot in your driveway. Discover which option proves the right fit when we review some key differences between the two sophisticated family haulers.

Among their shared highlights, the Mazda CX-9 and Subaru Ascent both feature excellent engine options and impressive fuel economy ratings as well. You can see exactly where each model stands in the comparison table below.

2020 Mazda CX-9 


2020 Subaru Ascent 

$33,890  Starting MSRP  $31,995 
SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L turbocharged inline-4  Base Engine 2.4L turbocharged flat-4  
250 horsepower, 320 lb-ft of torque  Power Ratings 260 horsepower, 277 lb-ft of torque
22 city/28 highway mpg  Fuel Economy 21 city/27 highway mpg 

Advantages of the Mazda CX-9 Midsize SUV 

The comparison table provided shows that the 2020 Mazda CX-9 and 2020 Subaru Ascent offer similar and favorable specifications. However, the Mazda CX-9's engine proves the better option with its enhanced torque output and mpg figures. The Mazda SUV is also regarded as one of the best handling models in its class with its precise steering and cornering abilities.

The 2020 Mazda CX-9 provides an exceptional range of standard and available features for its class. Even the base Sport model offers amenities like three-zone climate control, keyless entry with push-button start, heated front seats, rain-sensing wipers and a 7-inch color touchscreen. All models also provide an impressive range of standard safety features, including Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, High-Beam Control, Lane-Departure Warning and Lane-Keep Assist.

Memphis vehicle shoppers interested in exploring the 2020 Mazda CX-9 or learning about the other advantages that the three-row SUV has over its competitors are encouraged to visit our staff here at Gwatney Mazda in Memphis, TN today.

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