Mazda CX-9 Vs Chevy Traverse

Mazda CX-9 vs. Chevy Traverse

The CX-9 is Mazda’s full sized, crossover SUV, noticeable for its sleek, aerodynamic design and subtle chrome accents, is still turning heads in Bradenton. Mazda garnered critic’s applause for creating a vehicle that successfully combines a large, 7-seater passenger requirement with the latest technology in rider comfort. Drivers interested in a full-sized crossover often compare the CX-9 and the Traverse, balancing the different power and comfort features of the two vehicles, all while factoring in price. When comparing base models, Mazda’s CX-9 offers more for your money, which may be exactly the type of vehicle you’re looking for.

How Mazda Tops the Heap

The CX-9 Sport comes standard with FWD and a tough 3.7L V6 engine with an automatic transmission, compared to the 3.6L engine offered in the Traverse 1LT FWD model. The CX-9 sport has a combined fuel economy rating of 19 mpg, same as the Traverse 1Lt, so wouldn’t you want more power? Come see what we mean and contact us for a test drive!

The CX-9 also has many great standard interior and exterior features that are either non-standard or completely unavailable on the Traverse. These features include:

  • Automatic climate control system
  • Separate driver and passenger climate controls
  • Interior pollen and dust particle filter
  • Reclining seats in the second row
  • Overhead counsel storage
  • Fog lights
  • A bumper step up, allowing easier access to the back of the vehicle
  • A front power memory seat available at higher levels.

Across each of its trim levels, the CX-9 stays consistently less expensive than the Traverse, while still maintaining comparable fuel economy and offering most of the same features included by Chevy, as well as a few extra. For example, the CX-9 Sport FWD rings in at $29,725, while the Traverse comes in at $32,760, more than a $3,000 difference!

See the CX-9 for Yourself!

If you’ve already checked out the Traverse, come on down to Cox Mazda and make the comparison for yourself! We’re located right here in Bradenton on Cortez Road West. We’re proud to be able to serve the Tampa Bay area with some of the best service around. Curious in what customers are saying about us? Visit our Google+ and find out!