2019 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Honda Pilot
2019 Mazda CX-9 2019 Honda Pilot
MPG (City/Hwy)*
  22/28 19/27
  310 lb-ft @ 2,000 rpm 262 lb-ft @ 4,700 rpm
Audio Display
  7-inch full-color touch screen 5-inch color LCD screen

2019 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Honda Pilot

Serving Farmington Hills, MI

The 2019 Mazda CX-9 is the manufacturer’s crossover flagship. The vehicle will arrive with a number of amenities that include Apple CarPlay and an Android Auto infotainment system. There is plenty of space and several trims that fit just about every lifestyle. Drivers will also like the new suspension, which makes for a smoother ride. The 2019 Honda Pilot has received a number of subtle updates inside and outside the vehicle. It is an accommodating travel companion for many and fares well against rivals in its class. The Pilot also arrives with a new infotainment system and numerous touch-screen controls. There’s also ample space even with third-row seating.


The 2019 Mazda CX-9 offers a lot of features for the money. These include 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights and taillights, three-zone automatic climate control, blind-spot monitoring, push-button start, an active driving display, heated steering wheel, and front and rear parking sensors. The 2019 Honda Pilot has a few elements drivers would like to readjust. While the vehicle offers plenty of seating room for a full-sized SUV, reviews say the driver’s seat bottom would be better if it were adjustable. Its horsepower has remained the same from the previous year. Acceleration can be a bit sluggish at times. Improvements include a nine-speed transmission and updated styling along with CabinTalk and CabinControl.


The 2019 Mazda CX-9 arrives with all the expected safety features including a generous number of standard airbags, brake assist, four-wheel disc brakes, blind-spot monitor, integrated turn signals, auto-leveling headlights, lane keep assist, cross-traffic alert, and more. The 2019 Honda Pilot safety features include forward-collision and lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control, LED headlights, inclusive airbags, and more.


The Mazda CX-9 Sport, Touring, Signature, and Grand Touring all have the same engine. Drivers can expect up to 250 horsepower, and that is plenty of zip to get them to and from any destination safely and on time. Drivers can also pull those important lite loads with 310 lb-ft of torque. Owners and drivers also have a choice between front and all-wheel drive. The 2019 Honda Pilot arrives with a 3.5-liter V6 engine as well and a standard six-speed automatic transmission. Its fuel economy is typical for a vehicle in its midsize SUV class.

One of the best ways to experience the 2019 Mazda CX-9 is to stop by Suburban Mazda of Farmington Hills and test drive your next vehicle. Our representatives are happy to answer any questions about buying or leasing. Ask us about vehicle warranties as well.