2019 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2019 Toyota Highlander
Mazda builds some of the most flexible, nimble and well-equipped crossover SUVs in the automotive industry. At the top of the new inventory available at the Bert Ogden Mazda showroom is the Mazda CX-9. Customers looking at this model will get three rows of seats, plenty of available cargo volume and some of the most advanced connectivity gear the manufacturer has to offer. A comparison of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2019 Toyota Highlander should very clearly illustrate the differences between the two popular models. For the current model year, Mazda has revised the suspension system of its three-row crossover SUV, introduced a new 360-degree camera as well as compatibility with today’s most popular smartphone platforms. Customers can schedule a test drive with the 2019 Mazda CX-9 today by calling, 833-296-6802.
To be sure, the 2019 Mazda CX-9 has quite a bit to overcome when it comes to the Toyota Highlander. However, the current Mazda CX-9 is able to offer a few important advantages over this year’s Toyota Highlander. Bert Ogden Mazda customers will be able to make their friends in the second and third rows of seats more comfortable than they would be in the corresponding spots in the Highlander thanks to a few additional inches of legroom. Digital device integration is no longer just a gimmick, it’s as important to buyers as anything the industry has ever developed. Versions of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 above the base level will have compatibility with both the Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ suites of applications. There are no versions of the 2019 Toyota Highlander that offer this capability.
2019 Mazda CX-9
2019 Toyota Highlander
|Turbo., 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.||Engine||2.5-L, 4-Cyl.|
|Six-speed automatic||Transmission||Six-speed automatic|
All trims of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 use the same powertrain. The standard turbocharged, SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine is attached to the SKYACTIV®-Drive six-speed automatic transmission. Owners will be able to make use of 227 horsepower when the gas tank of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 is filled with regular grade gasoline. By using premium grade fuel, drivers can see the peak output jump up to 250 horsepower. The standard powertrain for the 2019 Toyota Highlander employs a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to a six-speed automatic transmission. The Highlander will make 185 horsepower. Owners of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 will be able to tow up to 3,500 pounds. Versions of the Toyota crossover SUV with the base powertrain can tow 1,500 pounds.