2023 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2024 Toyota bZ4X Review

Picture of the 2023 Mazda CX-9

2023 Mazda

MSRP*: $38,750 to $48,460
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Picture of the 2024 Toyota bZ4X

2024 Toyota

MSRP*: $43,070 to $49,260
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MPG - City 20 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 26 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 6 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 71.2 ft3 56.9 ft3
  • 227-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 201-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 214-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 227 hp 201 - 214 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 199.4 in 184.6 in
Exterior Width 77.5 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 39.4 in
Front 42.1 in
Rear 35.3 in
Head Room Front 40.1 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 38.6 in
Rear 37.1 in

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Comparison Review

Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda CX-9 than in the Toyota bZ4X. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Mazda CX-9 and the Toyota bZ4X.

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). Whether you pick the Mazda CX-9 or the Toyota bZ4X, it's going to cost you about the same.

Since the Mazda CX-9 is much wider than the Toyota bZ4X, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Mazda CX-9, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota bZ4X.

The Mazda CX-9 has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota bZ4X, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

The Mazda CX-9 has a little more horsepower than the Toyota bZ4X.

Due to its much higher torque, the Mazda CX-9 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota bZ4X.

The Mazda CX-9 offers greater seating capacity than the Toyota bZ4X, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Mazda CX-9, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota bZ4X.