Comparison - Nissan Pathfinder 2016 - vs - Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring 2018

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Nissan Terrano

Also called:

CX-9 Azami

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Average Price: 
39,776
Updated: 
01 Dec 2016
42,270
Updated: 
11 Mar 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2016
2018
Total Seating: 
7
7
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
no
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
no
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.50gals
19.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Arctic Blue Metallic
#28314E
Brilliant Silver Metallic
#BDBBBC
Cayenne Red Metallic
#8B1E1C
Glacier White
#EBECE4
Gun Metallic
#3B424B
Java Metallic
#6B6361
Magnetic Black Metallic
#000000
Midnight Jade Metallic
#4E453A
Color: 
Blue Reflex Mica
#223343
Crystal White Pearl Mica
#C8C9CE
Jet Black Mica
#080808
Liquid Silver
#A6A5AB
Meteor Gray Mica
#5D5E63
Titanium Flash Mica
#4F4744
Zeal Red Mica
#921C28

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

For 2018, the Mazda CX-9 delivers a handful of small but useful changes. Standard on all models is Mazda's G-Vectoring Control, a new electronic system that the company says improves steering and stability in turns. All trims offer new standard safety features and driver aids, ranging from blind-spot monitoring on Sport trims to front parking sensors on upper trims.

PROS
With sharp, modern style inside and out, the CX-9 feels richer than its cost
Sporty handling makes it fun to drive
Comfortable interior remains quiet on the highway
Top-level Signature trim is on par with some luxury-brand competitors

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

By: 
edmunds.com

The Mazda CX-9 is a stylish crossover SUV that puts others on notice. It's one of the best looking three-row crossovers on the market, and boasts several interior features and creature comforts found in much pricier SUVs.The 2018 Mazda CX-9 meets or exceeds expectations for what a mainstream three-row crossover can be.

Pros
Remarkable exterior style
Flexible interior
Better advanced safety features
Good infotainment screen..

Cons
.but it’s not a touchscreen
Cramped interior for its size
Not as many options as others
No advanced powertrains

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Mazda CX-9 ranked #7 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Mazda CX-9 has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 25 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Agile handling
Upmarket cabin
Top-tier gas mileage

Cons
Engine can be overtaxed by full loads
Some rivals have more advanced interior tech
Below-average predicted reliability

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
20.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
2.50L
Torque: 
240ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
310ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
Horsepower: 
260hp
at 6 400rpm
227hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet
38.80Feet

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
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: 
Manual rear seat easy entry
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Adaptive Cruise Control
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Destination Download
Keyless Ignition
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)
Hands-Free Calling

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
197.20in
199.40in
Width: 
77.20in
77.50in
Height: 
70.20in
69.00in
Ground Clearance: 
7.00in
8.80in
Front Track: 
65.70in
65.00in
Rear Track: 
65.70in
64.70in
Wheel Base: 
114.20in
115.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.10
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
Front Leg Room: 
42.30in
41.00in
Rear leg room: 
41.70in
39.40in
Front Hip Room: 
56.80in
56.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.70in
57.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
56.10in
57.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
60.40in
58.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
79.80cu.ft
71.20cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.00cu.ft
14.40cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
14.70degrees
16.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.60degrees
21.10degrees
Curb Weight: 
4642.00lbs
4361.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
1 one-touch power windows
Hands-free entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Cloth
Bucket front seats
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
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Manual folding bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
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

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front and rear stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
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 vanity mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Heated Steering Wheel
Three Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary audio input
6total speakers
2 subwoofer(s)
USB connection
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input
Speed sensitive volume control
12 total speakers
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Bose Premium Brand Stereo System
Surround Audio (Discrete)
1 Subwoofer(S)
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 x 7.5
20 x 8.5
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
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: 
no
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
no
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
no
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: 
no
yes
More Safety Features: 
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Rear height adjustable headrests
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Airbag Deployment Notification
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests
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
4-Wheel ABS
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors
Adaptive Headlights

Options

Packages: 
Family Entertainment Package
Cargo Package
Exterior Options: 
4-Piece Black Splash Guards
Cross Bars
Rear Bumper Protector
Special Paint- Pearl White
4-Piece Splash Guards
Front & Rear Bumper Trim
Trailer Hitch
Splash Guards
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
4-Piece Floor Mats
Dual DVD Entertainment System
Illuminated Kick Plates
Retractable Cargo Cover
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo And Side Storage Nets Package
Door Sill Trim Plates, Illuminated Type
Interior Lighting Kit
Carpeted Cargo Mat

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Almond, cloth
#A9A091
Charcoal, cloth
#0B0B0B
Color: 
Black, leather
#2F2F2F
Sand, leather
#A48E74