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2017 Ford Flex vs. 2017 Mazda CX-9 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the Mazda CX-9. The Ford Flex will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda CX-9.

Convenience
The Mazda CX-9 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Flex, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Ford Flex or the Mazda CX-9, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Ford Flex will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Mazda CX-9.

Dimensions
The Ford Flex is a little narrower than the Mazda CX-9, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Ford Flex takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mazda CX-9.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Ford Flex doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mazda CX-9.

Handling
The Ford Flex has a larger turning radius than the Mazda CX-9, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mazda CX-9 is clearly the choice over the Ford Flex for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Flex has a little more horsepower than the Mazda CX-9.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Ford Flex and the Mazda CX-9. The Ford Flex has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mazda CX-9.

Warranty
The Ford Flex comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda CX-9.

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2017 Ford
Flex

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MSRP*: $30,025 - $43,030

2017 Mazda
CX-9

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MSRP*: $31,520 - $44,315
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City MPG: 15 - 16 20 - 22
Highway MPG: 21 - 23 26 - 28
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $28,974 - $41,093 $29,832 - $41,930

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.