2017 Honda Pilot vs. 2017 Mazda CX-9

If you’ve been searching around for an SUV, you’ve probably noticed the overwhelming amount of options available to you. Because we’re aware that may be the case, we’ve put together a comparison of the 2017 Honda Pilot and the 2017 Mazda CX-9. Both brands have made a name for themselves within the automotive universe, but one vehicle may work better than the other, depending on who’s looking.

Whether you’re looking for a powerful engine, or an abundance of standard features, both of these models can deliver. If power is something you’re looking for, the Honda Pilot can churn a whopping 280 horsepower without breaking a sweat. If you’re looking for an engine that can output enough for you to hit the ground running, the Mazda CX-9 is fully capable.

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16.5 cu.ft.Cargo Capacity14.4 cu.ft.
2017 Honda Pilot vs. 2017 Mazda CX-9
3.5-Liter V6 Base Engine 2.5-Liter Inline 4
280 Horsepower Engine Output 227 Horsepower
16.5 cu.ft. Cargo Capacity 14.4 cu.ft.
8 Seating Capacity 8

Cargo capacity and standard seating capacity

If you’re shopping for a fullsize SUV because you need a bit more space, then the Honda Pilot will be one you’ll want to look at. With about 16.5 cubic feet of cargo space (with the seats in their upright position), you won’t have to leave much of anything behind. If an ample amount of space isn’t something you deem extremely necessary, the Mazda CX-9 still offers a decent amount, even if it is slightly less than the Pilot. It all depends on what you’re looking for.

If you’ve decided on what sort of cargo area you’re look for, but you’re worried your choice might mean less seating - don’t worry. Both models offer seating for up to 8 passengers at any given time. If you’re interested to learn more about either of these two models, give us a call or stop by for a test drive! We can’t wait to help you find the SUV of your dreams.

2017 Honda Pilot steering wheel
2017 Honda Pilot side view
2017 Mazda CX-9 interior
2017 Mazda CX-9 front view

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