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2021 Lincoln Corsair vs. 2021 Mazda CX-9 Review

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2021 Lincoln
Corsair

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2021 Mazda
CX-9

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MSRP*
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$36,105 to $50,390
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$34,160 to $46,805
Invoice* $34,481 to $47,619 $32,319 to $44,273
MPG - City 21 - 22 20 - 22
MPG - Hwy 29 26 - 28
Engine(s) 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas), Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 6 - 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
The Lincoln Corsair offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mazda CX-9, with comparable head- and legroom. The Lincoln Corsair offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mazda CX-9, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Mazda CX-9 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lincoln Corsair, 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). The Lincoln Corsair 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 Lincoln Corsair carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Mazda CX-9.

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

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mazda CX-9 is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Corsair for pulling heavy loads. The Lincoln Corsair has a little more horsepower than the Mazda CX-9.

Utility
The Lincoln Corsair has less seating than the Mazda CX-9, making the Mazda CX-9 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Lincoln Corsair 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 Lincoln Corsair than that of the Mazda CX-9.