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2019 Honda Pilot vs. 2019 Mazda CX-9

Crossover SUVs come in a wide variety of sizes that will help drivers cover a wide array of differing capabilities. For customers looking for something with plenty of performance, cargo space and technology, Meridian Honda would like to offer the newest Honda Pilot for consideration. It has long held court as the most capable SUV in the automaker’s lineup, and that isn’t changing for the new model year. A comparison of the 2019 Honda Pilot vs. 2019 Mazda CX-9 will clearly illustrate several reasons why a buyer who is exploring this industry segment will want to make sure they learn more about the Honda crossover SUV. The 2019 Pilot picks up a few revised style elements for the new model year as well as an updated automatic transmission. Customers can schedule a test drive with the 2019 Honda Pilot today by calling, 601-693-4651.

One of the first advantages the 2019 Honda Pilot has over the 2019 Mazda CX-9 is a lot of available options for buyers to consider. The 2019 Pilot comes in six trim grades LX, EX, EX-L, EX-L NAVI/RES, Touring and Elite. By comparison the 2019 CX-9 only has three trims for its customers. In addition to offer more options to help buyers find something that will meet their needs, the 2019 Honda Pilot can accommodate more passengers and more cargo than its Mazda rival. There is space for up to eight passengers in the 2019 Pilot versus only seven spots for people in the 2019 CX-9. Additionally, when the interior of the 2019 Honda Pilot is properly configured, it can hold 83.4 cubic-feet of cargo. Owners of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 will only have a maximum of a bit more than 71 cubic-feet.


2019 Honda Pilot Vs. 2019 Mazda CX-9
3.5-L, V-6 Engine Turbo., 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.
280/262 Horsepower/Torque 227/310
83.9 cu.-ft. Max. Cargo Volume 71.2 cu.-ft.
5,000 lbs. Max. Towing 3,500 lbs.


Performance Specs

The 2019 Honda Pilot continues to deliver some of the strongest performance specifications in its class of the automotive industry. Even a quick glance at the available powertrains of the 2019 Pilot and 2019 Mazda CX-9 will illustrate this point. Under the hood of each 2019 Honda Pilot available at Meridian Honda is a naturally aspirated 3.5-liter, V-6 engine that is attached to a nine-speed automatic transmission. It will make 280 horsepower and the Honda crossover SUV will be able to two up to 5,000 pounds, when properly equipped. On the other hand, the 2019 Mazda CX-9 employs a turbocharged, four-cylinder engine that will make 227 horsepower and only offers up to 3,500 pounds of towing capacity.

 A front left quarter photo of the 2019 Honda Pilot parked by a lake.
A rear left quarter photo of the 2019 Pilot in motion on the road.

An interior photo of the 2019 Pilot showing the dashboard and front seats.
An interior photo of the 2019 Pilot showing one of the its seating options.