2019 Mazda CX-9 vs. Honda Pilot

2019 Mazda CX-3 in red

2019 Mazda CX-9

2019 Honda Pilot in white

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


The 2019 Mazda CX-9 and Honda Pilot are both popular full-size SUVs with impressive space and capabilities, and when you compare Honda Pilot and Mazda CX-9 SUVs, you’ll notice a lot of strengths from the new CX-9. As one of the most capable of Mazda vehicles with a high towing capacity from the CX-9 Sport to the CX-9 Signature trim levels, you can’t go wrong choosing a Mazda over the Honda model. Compare the Mazda CX-9 vs. Honda Pilot with us at Balise Mazda to help you decide which is best for you and your Chicopee commute.

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

Both SUVs come standard with front-wheel drive and 6-speed automatic transmissions, but only one can outdo the other in terms of performance. Here’s what you’ll find in each:

  • The Mazda CX-9 is built with a 2.5L turbo inline-4 engine that generates 250 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. This gives the CX-9 a standard towing capacity of 3,500 pounds as well as a fuel efficient gas mileage of 22 mpg city/28 mpg highway.
  • The 2019 Honda Pilot has a 3.5L V6 engine that generates 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque, allowing for a towing capacity of 1,500 pounds. This model’s mpg rating is 19 mpg city/27 mpg highway.

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. When it comes to their differences, you’ll find a few more standard features included with the Mazda CX-9 including:

  • Tri-zone climate control
  • Blind-spot monitor
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel

Explore the Mazda CX-9 Trim Levels at Balise Mazda in West Springfield!

When you compare Honda Pilot and Mazda CX-9 SUVs, you’re that much closer to finding your new family-friendly vehicle. Contact us at Balise Mazda near Holyoke and to find out more about how the Mazda brand matches up against competing manufacturers. Schedule a test drive, apply for financing, and drive home in the new Mazda CX-9 today!

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