2019 Mazda CX-9

2019 Mazda CX-9

2019 Honda Pilot

2019 Honda Pilot

2019 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2019 Honda Pilot

2019 Mazda CX-9


2019 Honda Pilot

310 lb-ft


262 lb-ft
22 mpg city/28 mpg highway

MPG Ratings

19 mpg city/27 mpg highway
3,500 pounds

Standard Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds

Climate Control


Blind Spot Monitor


Rear Cross-Traffic Alert


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The 2019 Mazda CX-9 and Honda Pilot are popular full-size SUVs with impressive space and capabilities. When you compare Honda Pilot and Mazda CX-9 SUVs, you’ll notice a lot of strengths from the new CX-9, including higher torque figures and fuel economy ratings. Plus, it’s among the most capable of Mazda vehicles with a high towing capacity from the CX-9 Sport to the CX-9 Signature. Compare the Mazda CX-9 vs. Honda Pilot below to decide which is best for getting you to Los Angeles sightseeing spots.

2019 Mazda CX-9 in the city

Honda Pilot or Mazda CX-9: Power & Fuel Economy

The 2019 Mazda CX-9 is powered by a 2.5L turbo inline-4 engine that generates 227 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. The 2019 Honda Pilot gets a 3.5L V6 engine that generates 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. Both SUVs also come standard with front-wheel drive and 6-speed automatic transmissions.

Thanks to its impressive torque output, the new Mazda CX-9 has a standard towing capacity of 3,500 pounds, while even the Honda Pilot Elite tows just 1,500 pounds. The Mazda CX-9 is also more fuel-efficient; it earns 22 mpg city/28 mpg highway vs. 19 mpg city/27 mpg highway with the Honda Pilot.

2019 Mazda CX-9 seven passenger SUV

Honda Pilot or Mazda CX-9: Standard Features

The 2019 Honda Pilot interior and 2019 Mazda CX-9 interior share many of the same features, including Bluetooth® connectivity, bucket front seats, a rearview camera, and forward collision warning. Unlike the Honda Pilot, however, the Mazda CX-9 comes standard with tri-zone climate control, a blind-spot monitor, rear cross-traffic alert, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Hawthorne drivers wanting more luxuries for their money will be happier inside the Mazda CX-9.

2019 Mazda CX-9 dashboard


Explore the Mazda CX-9 Trim Levels at South Bay Mazda in Torrance!

Although they share some similarities, when you compare Honda Pilot and Mazda CX-9 SUVs, the winner is clear. Contact us to schedule a test drive near Long Beach and Palos Verdes, and we’ll help you find the perfect car that fits your budget as well as a great Mexican restaurant to try or even a luxurious hotel nearby. So compare other models like the Mazda CX-3 vs. Honda HR-V or Mazda CX-9 vs. Toyota Highlander, learn about the Mazda maintenance schedules, Mazda CX-9 towing capacity, and more to find the right model for you. Whether you’re interested in leasing or buying, get pre-approved or use our payment calculator to calculate car payments online!

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