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2015 Infiniti QX50 vs. 2014 Mazda CX-9 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda CX-9 than in the Infiniti QX50, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Infiniti QX50 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Infiniti QX50 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). The Infiniti QX50 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 Infiniti QX50 is much higher than that for the Mazda CX-9.

Dimensions
Since the Infiniti QX50 is much slimmer than the Mazda CX-9, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Infiniti QX50, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mazda CX-9.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Infiniti QX50 and the Mazda CX-9 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Infiniti QX50 has a smaller turning radius than the Mazda CX-9, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Infiniti QX50 has a little more horsepower than the Mazda CX-9.

Utility
The Infiniti QX50 has less seating than the Mazda CX-9, making the Mazda CX-9 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Infiniti QX50 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mazda CX-9.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Infiniti QX50 than that of the Mazda CX-9.

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2015 Infiniti
QX50

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MSRP*: $35,000 - $38,600

2014 Mazda
CX-9

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MSRP*: $29,985 - $36,625
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.84% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.07% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 17 16 - 17
Highway MPG: 24 - 25 22 - 24
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 4 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $32,550 - $35,898 $28,382 - $34,658

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