Comparison: 2020 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2020 Honda Pilot

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Interested in a crossover that delivers a complimentary blend of performance and an abundance of room for both family and luggage? The 2020 Mazda CX-9 and 2020 Honda Pilot each employ powerful engines and have three rows of seating. The Mazda CX-9 enjoys a quiet upscale cabin with an easy-to-control infotainment system and utilizes a fuel-efficient powertrain. Premier Mazda of Kansas City stocks a great assortment of Mazda CX-9 SUVs, so come in for a test drive.
 
Comfort and Convenience

2020 MAZDA CX-9

The Mazda CX-9s interior confidently competes against luxury-level SUVs with its upscale materials and roomy layout. The standard features include cloth-trimmed seats, three-level heated front seats, a three-zone automatic climate control system, and remote keyless entry with push-button start. You can adjust your cabin layout with the standard 60/40 split-folding and reclining second-row seats and 50/50 split fold-down third-row seats to create a flat load floor. Nappa leather-trimmed seating throughout the cabin with an 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat and 6-way power-adjustable front passenger seat, ventilated front seats, second-row captain's chairs, and a power moonroof with a sunshade are some of the available elements. Additionally, you can opt for a power liftgate and power-folding exterior mirrors.
 
2020 HONDA PILOT

Cloth-upholstered seats that can be adjusted into different configurations with the Pilot's 60/40 split-folding second and third-row seats and accommodate up to eight passengers, along with push-button start are some of the standard features. Optional items include leather seats, heated and ventilated front seats with a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat, second-row captain's chairs, tri-zone automatic climate control, and a panoramic moonroof. A hands-free power liftgate and roof rails that work with the crossbars for bike racks and ski attachments are also available.
 
Technology

2020 MAZDA CX-9

A six-speaker audio system brings entertainment to the Mazda CX-9 along with a Mazda Connect™ infotainment system with voice command, a 7.0-inch full-color touchscreen display, Bluetooth®, two USB ports, Pandora®, Aha™, and Stitcher™ radio compatibility, and HD Radio™. The list of technology options includes a Bose® Centerpoint® 2 surround-sound system with twelve speakers, SiriusXM® satellite radio, a larger 9.0-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ functionality, four additional USB ports, and navigation. 
 
2020 HONDA PILOT

A 5.0-inch color display screen, Bluetooth® hands-free technology, two USB ports, and a seven-speaker sound system come standard. Available are a HondaLink infotainment system with an 8.0-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, an additional USB port, SiriusXM® satellite radio and HD Radio™, a wireless charger, and a Wi-Fi hotspot. Also, a ten-speaker audio system and a rear-seat entertainment system with Blu-ray™ and a 10.2-inch display are optional.
 
Safety

2020 MAZDA CX-9

Awarded as a 2020 Top Safety Pick+ from the IIHS* and having earned a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration**, the 2020 Mazda CX-9 was designed with the safety of your family and you in mind. Safety technology comes standard in the form of blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning with lane keeping assist, and radar cruise control with stop & go. Traffic sign recognition, an adaptive front-lighting system, Advanced Smart City Brake forward collision warning with day and night pedestrian detection and automatic emergency braking, an active driving display, and a 360-degree view monitor are available.
 
2020 HONDA PILOT

The 2020 Honda Pilot earned a Top Safety Pick from the IIHS and a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA. Included are a collision mitigation braking system, road departure mitigation, adaptive cruise control, and a lane keeping assist system. Automatic high-beam headlights and a multi-angle rearview camera also come standard. A blind spot information system that uses sensors in the rear bumper with a cross-traffic monitor is optional.
 
Pricing

2020 MAZDA CX-9

Starting at $33,790 MSRP
 
2020 HONDA PILOT

Starting at $31,650 MSRP
 
*The 2020 Mazda CX-9 has been awarded the coveted 2020 Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with optional front crash prevention and specific headlights.
 
**Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).
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