2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. 2016 Mazda CX-9 Review

Comparison Review

The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mazda CX-9, with comparable head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 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.

The Mazda CX-9 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mazda CX-9.

If you go with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mazda CX-9.

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

The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited for pulling heavy loads. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has a little more horsepower than the Mazda CX-9.

The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has less seating than the Mazda CX-9, making the Mazda CX-9 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited as you will in the Mazda CX-9.

The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda CX-9.

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2017 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

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MSRP*: $27,895 - $37,445

2016 Mazda

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MSRP*: $31,520 - $44,015
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City MPG: 16 21 - 22
Highway MPG: 20 - 21 26 - 28
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $27,412 - $35,639 $29,833 - $41,645

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 do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.