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2020 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2021 Toyota Venza Review

New 2020 Mazda CX-9

2020 Mazda
CX-9

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New 2021 Toyota Venza

2021 Toyota
Venza

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MSRP*
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$33,890 to $46,215
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$32,470 to $39,800
Invoice* $32,064 to $43,716 $30,521 to $37,412
MPG - City 20 - 22 40
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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 Mazda CX-9 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Toyota Venza. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Mazda CX-9 and the Toyota Venza.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mazda CX-9 as you will with the Toyota Venza, 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 Mazda CX-9 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Venza. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Mazda CX-9 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Venza.

Dimensions
Since the Mazda CX-9 is much wider than the Toyota Venza, 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 Venza.

Drivetrain
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 Venza.

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

Utility
The Mazda CX-9 offers greater seating capacity than the Toyota Venza, 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 Venza.

Warranty
The Mazda CX-9 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Venza.