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2023 Genesis GV70 vs. 2023 Mazda CX-9 Review

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2023 Genesis
GV70

MSRP*: $43,150 to $55,250
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2023 Mazda
CX-9

MSRP*: $38,750 to $48,460
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MPG - City 19 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 - 26 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 6 seats
Cargo Space 56.9 ft3 71.2 ft3
Engine
  • 300-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 375-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 227-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 300 - 375 hp 227 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 185.6 in 199.4 in
Exterior Width 75.2 in 77.5 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 37.2 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 39.4 in
Head Room Front 38.6 - 39.6 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.1 in
Front 40.1 in
Rear 38.5 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-9 than in the Genesis GV70, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Genesis GV70 and the Mazda CX-9.

Convenience
The Mazda CX-9 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Genesis GV70, making it more convenient to drive.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Genesis GV70 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mazda CX-9.

Dimensions
Since the Genesis GV70 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 Genesis GV70, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mazda CX-9.

Handling
The Genesis GV70 has a smaller turning radius than the Mazda CX-9, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Genesis GV70 will do just as well as the Mazda CX-9, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Genesis GV70 has a little more horsepower than the Mazda CX-9.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Genesis GV70 and the Mazda CX-9 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
The Genesis GV70 has less seating than the Mazda CX-9, making the Mazda CX-9 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Genesis GV70 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mazda CX-9.