2021 Mazda CX-9 vs 2021 Honda Pilot 

2021 Mazda CX-9 vs 2021 Honda Pilot

The Honda Pilot is a major player in the midsize three-row crossover SUV scene, but the competing Mazda CX-9 may send the Pilot plummetingIn this comparison, you can discover the advantages that just might make the 2021 Mazda CX-9 the best new crossover investment for your family over the 2021 Honda Pilot. 

The 2021 Mazda CX-9 may be priced like a mainstream three-row crossover, but industry minds seem to agree that Mazda vehicles fall into a class of their own in terms of overall quality and features. The comparison table below offers a quick look into how the 2021 Mazda CX-9 and the 2021 Honda Pilot match up in some key categories. 

2021 Mazda CX-9


2021 Honda Pilot 

$33,960 Starting MSRP $32,250
22 city/28 hwy mpg Fuel Economy 20 city/27 hwy mpg
Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control System Dual-Zone Automatic
10.25-inch Touchscreen Central Infotainment Display 5- or 8-inch Touchscreen

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The interior of the 2021 Mazda CX-9 is one of the nicest in the class when it comes to material quality and design. Even the most basic model features push-button start, keyless entry, tri-zone automatic climate control, rain-sensing wipers, and the full suite of i-ACTIVSENSE™ active safety features. Now all versions of the CX-9 feature a large 10.25-inch center display with standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration.

Both crossovers are available with a lengthy list of advanced safety features like a rearview camera, forward collision mitigation, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and lane-keeping assistance, but only the Mazda CX-9 has standard pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and automatic high beams on all trim levels. Front and rear parking sensors, a 360-degree View Monitor, and Mazda’s Traffic Sign Recognition System are optional.

Looking for more on the 2021 Mazda CX-9? SUV shoppers can get answers to all their questions when they contact the team at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown.

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