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2021 MAZDA CX-9


2021 Honda Pilot


Starting MSRP

Skyactiv®3-G 2.5T 4-cylinder

Base Engine

3.5-liter V6 Gas
227 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque

Engine Power

280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque

Seating Capacity

3,500 lbs

Max Towing Capacity

3,500 lbs
22 city/28 hwy**

EPA-Estimated MPG

20 city/27 hwy

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Have you been looking for the perfect family-friendly 3-row SUV for your White Plains commutes? When you need extensive in-cabin tech, premium comfort, and advanced safety features on your Bronx drives, there’s no doubt you’re considering the Honda Pilot and Mazda CX-9. Compare the 2021 Honda Pilot and Mazda CX-9 with our team at Mazda of New Rochelle to see which you prefer for your family’s everyday adventures.

2021 MAZDA CX-9 vs. Honda Pilot: Performance

Choosing between the Honda Pilot or Mazda CX-9 may depend on your specific needs on Manhattan drives. While the Pilot’s higher horsepower may deliver a speed boost on the highways, the extra torque from the Mazda CX-9 Skyactiv®-G engine makes it easier to drive up steep inclines and transport heavy loads. And when you consider fuel economy, it’s clear that the Mazda CX-9 offers higher MPG ratings, giving it an edge overall.

Compare 2021 Honda Pilot and Mazda CX-9 performance specs to see for yourself:

2021 MAZDA CX-9 Performance Specs

2021 Honda Pilot Performance Specs

  • 3.5-liter V6 gasoline engine
  • 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque
  • 3,500-pound max towing capacity
  • EPA-estimated 20 city/27 highway MPG

2021 MAZDA CX-9 vs. Honda Pilot: Interior

No matter if you choose the 2021 Honda Pilot or Mazda CX-9, you’ll enjoy a cabin equipped with all the convenience and comfort you need to enjoy trips both long and short. Features found on both models include:

  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • USB ports
  • Push-button start
  • Advanced driver assistance features

However, when you compare the Honda Pilot and Mazda CX-9, you’ll notice that the 2021 Mazda CX-9 interior offers more standard features throughout its model lineup. The following features come standard on the Mazda CX-9 but require a costly trim upgrade on the Pilot:

  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® integration
  • 10.3-inch touch screen (vs. a 5-inch screen on the Pilot)
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • Heated front seats

Test Drive a 2021 MAZDA CX-9 in New Rochelle!

Are you ready to get behind the wheel of your favorite Mazda CX-9 available in our new model inventory? At Mazda of New Rochelle, our experienced team of Mazda specialists will work with you closely to ensure that you make the right choice for your family in Larchmont. Browse our new Mazda CX-9 inventory online, and be sure to compare Mazda SUVs with our team to learn more.

*MSRP excludes tax, title, license fees and $1,100 destination charge (Alaska $1,145). Vehicle shown may be priced higher. Actual dealer price will vary. See dealer for complete details.

**EPA-estimated mileage. Actual results will vary.

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