2019 Mazda CX-9

2019 Mazda CX-9

2019 Honda Pilot

2019 Honda Pilot

2019 Mazda CX-9 vs. Honda Pilot

Both the 2019 Mazda CX-9 and Honda Pilot are popular full-size SUVs that offer drivers plenty of space and an abundance of capabilities. When comparing these models side-by-side, you’ll notice the new Mazda CX-9 SUV offers a stronger performance without sacrificing fuel-efficiency. Also, the new CX-9 has a higher max towing capacity than the new Pilot. Compare the Mazda CX-9 vs. Honda Pilot below to decide which is best for your Buffalo and Hamburg commutes!

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


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

The Mazda CX-9 and Honda Pilot both come standard with front-wheel drive and 6-speed automatic transmissions, but only one can provide the power and efficiency needed on Hamburg roads.

  • The 2019 Mazda CX-9 is powered by a 2.5L turbo inline-4 engine that generates 250 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque, helping it earn 22 mpg city/28 mpg highway*. This model has a standard towing capacity of 3,500 pounds.
  • The 2019 Honda Pilot gets a 3.5L V6 engine that generates 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque, helping this model earn 19 mpg city/27 mpg highway. This SUV has a standard towing capacity of 1,500 pounds.

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. However, there are quite a few features the Mazda CX-9 offers standard that drivers would need to pay extra for on the Pilot. These include:

  • Standard tri-zone climate control
  • Blind-spot monitor
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • And more!

The best way to see all that this capable Mazda SUV has to offer is by testing it out in person. Make your way to Towne Mazda today for a test drive in the new Mazda CX-9.

Explore the Mazda CX-9 Trim Levels at Towne Mazda in Orchard Park!

While these models are similar in a few ways, when you compare the Honda Pilot and Mazda CX-9 SUVs, you’ll find the Mazda model can provide the type of commute you’ve been looking for. Contact Towne Mazda to schedule a test drive near Lackawanna, and we’ll help you find the perfect Mazda SUV that fits your budget, as well as find Mazda CX-5 accessories that you need, learn how to check your transmission fluid, check out the Mazda maintenance schedules, and more. Whether you’re interested in leasing or buying, get pre-approved, check out our Mazda CX-9 lease deals, or use our payment calculator to calculate car payments online!

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