2018 Mazda CX-9 Compare


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2018 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2018 Nissan Pathfinder

If you’re in the market for a three-row crossover SUV, then the 2018 Mazda CX-9 and the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder have likely been on your radar. In comparison, the CX-9:

  • Boasts a standard turbocharged engine that produces 51 more lb-ft of torque
  • Achieves superior fuel economy returns both in the city and on the highway
  • Offers advanced safety technologies from the start, such as optional Lane Departure Warning, standard Blind Spot Monitoring, standard Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, optional Mazda Radar Cruise Control, and more
  • Promises access to amenities like a navigational aid, a telematics system, remote start, and more on the introductory trim
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Fuel Economy

When you go with the 2018 Mazda CX-9, you can expect better fuel economy returns than what you would get from the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder.

  • CX-9: The CX-9’s turbocharged 2.5L inline-4 engine reaches an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city and 28 mpg highway with front-wheel drive, and 20 mpg city and 26 mpg highway with all-wheel drive.
  • Pathfinder: A 3.5L V6 manages just an EPA-estimated 10 mpg city and 27 mpg highway with front-wheel drive, and 19 mpg city with four-wheel drive.

Despite this clear superiority when it comes to efficiency and smaller engine size, the CX-9 still delivers better torque than the Pathfinder, at 310 lb-ft of torque versus 259 lb-ft of torque, respectively.

2018 Mazda CX-9 Rear


The following features are standard or available on the 2018 Mazda CX-9 base trim, while they either cost more to have or are entirely unavailable on the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder:

  • Heated front seats
  • Multi-adjustable power driver’s seat
  • Third-row split bench
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Rear spoiler
  • Fog lights
  • Automatic headlights
  • High Beam Control system
  • Heated exterior mirror
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Tow hitch receiver
2018 Mazda CX-9 Seats

Finance the 2018 Mazda CX-9 at Cox Mazda

Contact the team at Cox Mazda to browse your 2018 Mazda CX-9 options and to take this three-row crossover SUV out for a spin! Ready to learn more? Compare the Mazda CX-9 to the Mazda CX-5 with us! Want more information on the Mazda CX-9? See how Mazda has changed their crossover game when we compared the Mazda CX-9 to the Mazda CX-7.

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