2024 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs. 2024 Mazda CX-90 Review

Picture of the 2024 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

2024 Alfa Romeo
Stelvio

MSRP*: $45,950 to $87,370
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2024 Mazda
CX-90

MSRP*: $37,845 to $55,950
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MPG - City 17 - 22 MPG 23 - 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 29 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 6 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 56.5 ft3 74.2 - 75.2 ft3
Engine
  • 280-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 505-hp, 2.9-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 280-hp, 3.3-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 340-hp, 3.3-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 280 - 505 hp 280 - 340 hp
Towing Capacity 3,000 lbs 3,500 - 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 184.6 - 185.1 in 201.6 in
Exterior Width 74.9 - 77.0 in 77.6 in
Leg Room Front 36.6 in
Rear 31.9 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 39.4 in
Head Room Front 40.2 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 39.2 - 39.7 in
Rear 38.4 - 39.3 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda CX-90 than in the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mazda CX-90 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Alfa Romeo Stelvio.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio as you will with the Mazda CX-90, 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 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is somewhat more expensive than the Mazda CX-90.

Dimensions
Since the Alfa Romeo Stelvio is much slimmer than the Mazda CX-90, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mazda CX-90.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mazda CX-90 is clearly the choice over the Alfa Romeo Stelvio for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Alfa Romeo Stelvio and the Mazda CX-90.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mazda CX-90.

Utility
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio has less seating than the Mazda CX-90, making the Mazda CX-90 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mazda CX-90.