Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda CX-9 than in the Subaru Tribeca. The Subaru Tribeca will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda CX-9.
The Mazda CX-9 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Subaru Tribeca, 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 Mazda CX-9 is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru Tribeca. 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 Mazda CX-9 and the Subaru Tribeca have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Mazda CX-9 is much wider than the Subaru Tribeca, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mazda CX-9, which is slightly longer than the Subaru Tribeca.
With somewhat higher torque, the Mazda CX-9 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Subaru Tribeca.
The Mazda CX-9 has the same turning radius as the Subaru Tribeca, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.
When considering towing capacity, the Mazda CX-9 is clearly the choice over the Subaru Tribeca for pulling heavy loads. The Mazda CX-9 has a little more horsepower than the Subaru Tribeca.
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mazda CX-9 and the Subaru Tribeca. With the Mazda CX-9, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Subaru Tribeca.
The Mazda CX-9 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Tribeca.
Compare the 2014 Mazda CX-9 and the 2013 Subaru Tribeca.
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MSRP*: $29,985 - $36,625
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|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $1,550||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.90%||--|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 0.02%||--|
|City MPG:||16 - 17||16|
|Highway MPG:||22 - 24||--|
|Seating Capacity:||7 - 7||7 - 7|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$28,372 - $34,648||$30,657|
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