Comparison - Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring 2019 - vs - Nissan Armada Platinum 2019

General

Other Names:

Also called:

CX-9 Azami

Also called:

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
42,640
Updated: 
29 Apr 2019
$
63,330
Updated: 
08 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
7
8
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.50gals
26.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Deep Crystal Blue Mica
#242F4F
Snowflake White Pearl Mica
#E4E9EE
Jet Black Mica
#080808
Sonic Silver Metallic
#BBB9BA
Machine Gray Metallic
#70747D
Titanium Flash Mica
#4F4744
Soul Red Crystal Mica
#9E1A0D
Color: 
Brilliant Silver
#B6B6B6
Pearl White
#EBECF0
Gun Metallic
#747577
Hermosa Blue
#36425C
Mocha Almond
#442D27
Super Black
#000000

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Mazda CX-9 is more than just a pretty face. Along with its attractive style comes plenty of utility and a quick and sporty driving character that enhances the typical three-row family shuttle.Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are newly available.Retuned suspension for a smoother ride.New surround-view parking camera system.

PROS
Premium interior, especially the top-level Signature trim
Sporty handling
Comfortable and quiet on the highway

CONS
Cargo capacity isn't as generous as in competitors
Third-row seats aren't especially accommodating

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Mazda CX-9 delivers heavily on style, but it’s just adequate in other respects.

Pros
Gorgeous sheetmetal
Near-luxury interior
Widely available safety tech
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, finally

Cons
No touchscreen functionality
Not as much space as competitors
Limited options
No hybrid alternative

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto finally join the spec sheet for 2019 and are standard on Touring, Grand Touring, and Signature trims. Mazda has included a list of other optional features for 2019 as well, which includes ventilated front seats, a 360-degree-view exterior camera system, SiriusXM Travel Link (live traffic and weather updates, among other things), a digital gauge display, power-folding exterior mirrors, and a frameless rearview mirror. The luxurious Signature trim now comes with a new wood trim inside and exclusive exterior badging.

Pros
Sweetest-driving three-row,
fuel-efficient powertrain,
near-luxury interior.

Cons
Compromised cargo room,
tight third row,
no second-row captain's chairs.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2019 Nissan Armada is a wide family team bus with plenty of capability and a relatively low price tag.

Pros
Strong V-8 pull
Handsome interior
Plenty of interior room
Upscale SUV without a luxury price
Standard automatic emergency braking

Cons
Poor fuel economy
Spotty safety data
Bulbous sheet metal
Awkward top trims

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Nissan Armada SUV models are available with a 5.6 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 390 hp, depending on engine type. The 2019 Nissan Armada SUV comes with four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 7-speed automatic.

Pros
Attractive, high-quality interior
Smooth V8 engine makes ample power for towing and hauling
Rides more comfortably and less like a truck than some rival SUVs

Cons
Third-row seating isn't as spacious as some rivals
Infotainment system is dated
No getting around the V8's poor fuel economy

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Nissan Armada ranked #5 in Large SUVs. Currently the Nissan Armada has a score of 7.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 26 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engine
Composed handling

Cons
Outdated infotainment system
Subpar cargo capacity
Low gas mileage ratings

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
20.00mpg
13.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
18.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
32
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
5.60L
Torque: 
310ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
394ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
227hp
at 5 000rpm
390hp
at 5 800rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.80Feet
41.30Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Destination Download
Keyless Ignition
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)
Hands-Free Calling
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Heated Steering Wheel
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Adjustable Pedals
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Heated Steering Whee

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
199.40in
208.90in
Width: 
77.50in
79.90in
Height: 
69.00in
75.80in
Ground Clearance: 
8.80in
9.20in
Front Track: 
65.00in
Rear Track: 
64.70in
Wheel Base: 
115.30in
121.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.30
39.80
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
40.00
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
41.90in
Rear leg room: 
39.40in
41.00in
Front Hip Room: 
56.70in
59.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.90in
63.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
57.40in
58.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.10in
63.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
71.20cu.ft
95.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
8500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
14.40cu.ft
16.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.00degrees
20.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.10degrees
22.30degrees
Curb Weight: 
4383.00lbs
5963.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
2 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
10 -way power driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Leather
6 -way power passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Bucket front seats
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
8-Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
6 -way power passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Driver Cooled Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Manual folding split-bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Folding center armrest
Multi-Level Heating
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Split-folding rear seatback
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input
Speed sensitive volume control
12 total speakers
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Bose Premium Brand Stereo System
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
1 Subwoofer(S)
36 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Bose premium brand stero system
1 subwoofer(s)
13 total speakers
Audio/video remote control remote control
Speed sensitive volume control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Radio Data System
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Power glass sunroof
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 8.5 In.
20 x 8.0-In.
Wheels more: 
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Polished alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Airbag Deployment Notification
LED Headlamp
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Emergency Braking Preparation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors
Adaptive Headlights
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Pre-collision safety system
LED headlamp
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Captain Seat Package
Platinum Reserve Package
Exterior Options: 
Front & Rear Bumper Trim
Trailer Hitch
Splash Guards
Wheel Locks
Special Paint- Pearl White
Roof Rail Cross Bars
Welcome Lighting
Impact Sensor
Interior Options: 
Rear Seat Entertainment System
Interior Lighting Kit
All-Weather Floor Mats
Door Sill Trim Plates, Illuminated Type
Retractable Cargo Cover
Cargo And Side Storage Nets Package
Carpeted Cargo Mat
Interior Lighting Package
Illuminated Kick Plates
Cargo Package
Carpeted Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#2F2F2F
Sand, leather
#A48E74
Color: 
Almond, leather
#BB9D61
Charcoal, leather
#081012
Platinum Reserve Black/Brown Leather, leather
#694A42