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2016 Honda Pilot vs. 2016 Mazda CX-9 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Honda Pilot offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mazda CX-9, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Honda Pilot and the Mazda CX-9.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Pilot as you will with the Mazda CX-9, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Honda Pilot 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 Honda Pilot and the Mazda CX-9 have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Honda Pilot is clearly the choice over the Mazda CX-9 for pulling heavy loads. The Honda Pilot has a little more horsepower than the Mazda CX-9.

Utility
The Honda Pilot offers greater seating capacity than the Mazda CX-9, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Honda Pilot has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mazda CX-9.

Warranty
The Honda Pilot comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda CX-9.

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2016 Honda
Pilot

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MSRP*: $30,345 - $46,770

2016 Mazda
CX-9

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MSRP*: $31,520 - $44,015
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.32% As low as 2.86%
City MPG: 18 - 20 21 - 22
Highway MPG: 26 - 27 27 - 28
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 8 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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**** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $27,753 - $42,734 $29,833 - $41,645

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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