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3-row crossover SUVs are becoming increasingly common, so more and more drivers are comparing 2021 Honda Pilot vs. Mazda CX-9. Follow suit and you’ll find the Honda Pilot coming out ahead across factors as diverse as towing strength and cargo space, so let’s take a closer look at:
Power and capability specs are a key way 3-row crossover SUVs differentiate themselves from smaller models, so it’s surprising to see the Mazda CX-9 offering such paltry engine specs, especially when compared against the Honda Pilot.
It might be because the Honda Pilot fits a stronger engine and more sophisticated transmission that it tows up to 5,000 lbs. vs. just 3,500 lbs. with the Mazda.
Where the Honda Pilot offers seating for up to eight as standard or seven with available 2nd row Captain’s Chairs, the Mazda CX-9 can only ever take seven. Even worse, it offers considerably less cargo space than the Pilot. You’ll find:
Think the CX-9 makes up for substandard power ratings and interior dimensions with leading features? You’ll be disappointed. Here are just a few amenities only available with the Pilot:
Our team will be happy to introduce you to anything from a fleet-footed subcompact like the Honda Fit to a commanding crossover SUV like the Pilot. For any further assistance, simply get in touch today.