Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda CX-9 than in the GMC Acadia, due to its greater head- and legroom. The GMC Acadia offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mazda CX-9, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.
The GMC Acadia requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mazda CX-9, making it more convenient to drive.
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). The GMC Acadia is somewhat more expensive than the Mazda CX-9. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the GMC Acadia is much higher than that for the Mazda CX-9.
Since the GMC Acadia is much wider than the Mazda CX-9, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the GMC Acadia takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mazda CX-9.
With similar torque, the GMC Acadia and the Mazda CX-9 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.
The GMC Acadia has a larger turning radius than the Mazda CX-9, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of towing capacity, the Mazda CX-9 is clearly the choice over the GMC Acadia for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Acadia has a little more horsepower than the Mazda CX-9.
The GMC Acadia offers greater seating capacity than the Mazda CX-9, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The GMC Acadia has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mazda CX-9.
The GMC Acadia comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda CX-9.
Compare the 2014 GMC Acadia and the 2014 Mazda CX-9.
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|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 0.90%|
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|City MPG:||16 - 17||16 - 17|
|Highway MPG:||23 - 24||22 - 24|
|Seating Capacity:||8 - 8||7 - 7|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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