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2017 GMC Acadia vs. 2016 Mazda CX-9 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The GMC Acadia offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mazda CX-9. 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.

Convenience
The Mazda CX-9 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the GMC Acadia, 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 GMC Acadia 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. Both the GMC Acadia and the Mazda CX-9 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The GMC Acadia is slightly shorter than the Mazda CX-9, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The GMC Acadia has much lower torque than the Mazda CX-9, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The GMC Acadia has the same turning radius as the Mazda CX-9, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mazda CX-9 is clearly the choice over the GMC Acadia for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the GMC Acadia greatly out-muscles the Mazda CX-9.

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

Warranty
The GMC Acadia comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda CX-9.

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2017 GMC
Acadia

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MSRP*: $29,070 - $46,920

2016 Mazda
CX-9

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MSRP*: $31,520 - $44,015
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.39% As low as 2.86%
City MPG: 18 - 21 21 - 22
Highway MPG: 25 - 26 27 - 28
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $28,925 - $44,574 $29,833 - $41,645

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.