Comparison - Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring 2020 - vs - GMC Acadia SLE-2 2019

General

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Other Names:

Also called:

CX-9 Azami

Also called:

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
43,350
Updated: 
21 Dec 2019
37,200
Updated: 
17 Feb 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
7
6
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.50gals
22.00gals
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
Soul Red Crystal Mica
#9E1A0D
Color: 
Crimson Red Tintcoat
#7C2535
Ebony Twilight Metallic
#191919
Iridium Metallic
#433A40
Quicksilver Metallic
#B3B4B8
White Frost Tricoat
#C6C6C4

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Mazda CX-9 comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic.Several previously optional safety features are now standard on the base Sport trim level.New options, such as a 9-inch infotainment touchscreen and second-row captain's chairs.Two USB ports added to the third row on Grand Touring and Signature models.Maximum torque output goes from 310 to 320 lb-ft with 93-octane fuel.

PROS
Premium interior, especially in 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 2020 Mazda CX-9 is a crossover SUV that rewards drivers more than it does other passengers.

Pros
Very attractive
Well-done interior
Good safety gear
Engaging responsiveness

Cons
Lousy infotainment
Cramped third-row and cargo space
Limited lineup

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Mazda has given the CX-9 several upgrades for 2020, not least of which is a standard suite of driver-assistance features called i-Activsense. The bundle includes automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning, and lane-keeping assist. Also now standard are heated front seats with power adjustments for the driver, rain-sensing windshield wipers, automatic headlamps, and heated exterior mirrors. Touring, Grand Touring, and Signature models now come with a larger 9.0-inch infotainment display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, a new key-fob design, and power-adjustable second-row seats.

Pros
Snappy driving dynamics, great fuel economy, premium cabin.

Cons
Small cargo bay, third row is only for kids, low towing capacity.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2018 GMC Acadia ranked #15 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the GMC Acadia has a score of 8.0 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 23 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Upscale interior
Smooth ride
User-friendly infotainment system

Cons
Cramped third row
Less cargo space than some rivals

By: 
usnews.com

A V-6 engine is optional and provides decent hustle, while the standard four-cylinder engine is the choice for buyers mindful of fuel economy.Handsome styling, a well-connected infotainment system, and room for up to seven passengers make the Acadia an easy family favorite.

Pros
Seating for seven,
handsome styling,
a high-tech cabin.

Cons
Uneven interior build quality,
disappointing fuel economy,
a tight third row and cargo hold.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 3.6-liter V6 is now available on SLE-1 AWD models. Last year's All Terrain package deleted the third-row seat, but it can now be ordered with the third row intact.

PROS
Refined ride quality makes it comfortable in any kind of driving situation
Quick acceleration from the optional V6 engine
Simple cabin layout means everything is usable at a glance
Modern onboard technology keeps you connected

CONS
Not many places to store small items
Some rival crossovers have more cargo and third-row space
Cabin isn't particularly luxurious, even in the priciest trim levels

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
20.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
2.50L
Torque: 
310ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
188ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
227hp
at 5 000rpm
193hp
at 6 300rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.80Feet
38.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
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
Keyless Ignition
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Heated Steering Wheel
Keyless ignition
Hands-Free Calling
Roadside Assistance

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
199.40in
193.60in
Width: 
77.50in
75.40in
Height: 
69.00in
68.70in
Ground Clearance: 
8.80in
7.20in
Front Track: 
65.00in
64.50in
Rear Track: 
64.70in
64.50in
Wheel Base: 
115.30in
112.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.10
40.30
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
39.60
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
41.00in
Rear leg room: 
39.40in
39.70in
Front Hip Room: 
56.70in
55.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.90in
59.40in
Rear Hip Room: 
57.40in
53.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.10in
58.70in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
71.20cu.ft
79.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
4000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
14.40cu.ft
12.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.10degrees
Curb Weight: 
4388.00lbs
3904.00lbs

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
Heated mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -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 driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
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
Manual folding bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding rear seatback

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
no
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Leather Steering Wheel
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Speed sensitive volume control
USB connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
12 total speakers
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Bose Premium Brand Stereo System
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
1 Subwoofer(S)
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
6 total speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Satellite radio
Speed sensitive volume control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
no
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 8.5 In.
18 X 7.5-In
Wheels more: 
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
All-Season Tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
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
Ventilated front 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
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
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Airbag Deployment Notification
2 Front Headrests
Rear height adjustable headrests
2 Rear Headrests
Post-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Cargo Package
Protection Package
Exterior Convenience Package
Interior Protection Package
Floor Liner Package
Black Accent Package
Trailering Package
Floor Liner Package W/All Terrain Package
All Terrain Package
Adventure Package
Protection Package W/All Terrain Package
Interior Protection Package W/All Terrain Package
Exterior Options: 
Splash Guards
Wheel Locks
Molded Assist Steps
Front License Plate Bracket
20" Midnight Silver Premium Painted Finish Wheels
Wheel Locks
Dual Skyscape Sunroof
Front And Rear Splash Guards
20" Ultra-Bright Machined Faced Wheels W/Satin Graphite Pockets
Interior Options: 
2nd-Row Captain's Chairs
Interior Lighting Kit
Retractable Cargo Cover
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo And Side Storage Nets Package
Carpeted Cargo Mat
Illuminated Door Sill Trim Plates
7 Passenger Seating
Universal Tablet Holders
Rear Seat DVD Entertainment System
Integrated Cargo Liner
GMC Infotainment System W/8" Diagonal Color Touch Screen
Powered Universal Table Holders
Wireless Charging

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#2F2F2F
Sand, leather
#A48E74
Color: 
Jet Black, premium cloth
#202020
Cocoa/Shale, leather
#A9A39B