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2018 Mazda CX-9 Sport FWD

2020 Mazda CX-9*

2020 Acura MDX FWD 7-Passenger

2020 Acura MDX

2020 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2020 Acura MDX

2020 Mazda CX-9


2020 Acura MDX

320 lb-ft


267 lb-ft
22 mpg city/28 mpg highway**

MPG Ratings

20 mpg city/27 mpg highway
3,500 pounds

Standard Towing Capacity

3,500 pounds

Blind Spot Monitor


Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Not Available

Drivers in need of a more powerful Mazda SUV may find themselves comparing models like the Mazda CX-9 vs. Acura MDX or Mazda CX-9 vs. Honda Pilot. Both models provide the power and efficiency needed, however, only one has the technology advances and more that drivers want on Plano commutes. Use our SUV comparison to find the model that’s best for your commutes, then make the trip to Town North Mazda for a test drive in the Mazda CX-9.

MAZDA CX-9 vs. Acura MDX: Power & Fuel Economy

When getting behind the wheel of a new SUV, you want to make sure it can provide the powerful performance you need. Check out the performance specs for each model so you can choose the one that’s best for you on your next trip out of Dallas.

  • The 2020 Mazda CX-9 is powered by a 2.5L turbo inline-4 engine that generates 250 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. This model also comes standard with front-wheel drive and a 6-speed automatic transmission. These specs allow for the standard towing capacity of 3,500 pounds and fuel-efficient 22 mpg city/28 mpg highway.**
  • The Acura MDX offers a 3.5L engine, delivering 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque and is paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission. With its base engine, the MDX earns 20 mpg/city and 27 mpg/highway and can tow up to 3,500 pounds.

MAZDA CX-9 vs. Acura MDX: Interior Features

Taking a look at interior features will show that both the new Mazda CX-9interior and MDX interior share a few features such as Bluetooth® connectivity, a rearview camera, and tri-zone climate control. These are great to have, but when it comes to your new SUV, you’ll want to get the most out of your vehicle’s interior. Learn more about the different interior features each model has below:

MAZDA CX-9 interior:

  • Bucket front seats
  • Forward collision warning
  • Blind spot monitor
  • Rear cross-traffic alert

Acura MDX interior: 

  • Eight-speaker sound system
  • HomeLink
  • 12-way power front seats
  • 50/50-split third-row seats

Test Drive the New MAZDA CX-9 at Town North Mazda

After browsing our online inventory, check out our new vehicle specials to make your new Mazda SUV more affordable. If you already know which Mazda CX-9 trim you want, apply for financing online to get the process started. Have questions in the meantime about the Mazda CX-9 interior or want to learn more about this model? Contact Town North Mazda!

*2018 model image used. **EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary. ***Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit www.safercar.gov. Model tested with standard side airbags.

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