2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2018 Acura MDX

2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2018 Acura MDX

A full-size SUV might not be what you’re after, and if that’s the case, a mid-size option should work just fine. For a step above ordinary, go with one of these luxury options. In this comparison between the 2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2018 Acura MDX, you’ll see the perks of ditching ordinary SUVs and choosing instead to go for something bigger and better. Which is right for you? Let’s take a look!

We’ll start with something many of us find important: fuel efficiency. The 2018 Mazda CX-9 comes in clutch with 22 city/28 hwy mpg, which is more than the average vehicle that size. The MDX falls short at 19 city/27 hwy mpg. Not only that, but the price tag on the Mazda CX-9 is much lower. Take a look at the table below for more comparisons.

2018 Mazda CX-9 Sport


2018 Acura MDX Base

$32,130 MSRP $44,200
227 hp/310 lb-ft Horsepower/Torque 290 hp/267 lb-ft
Standard Turbocharger Not Available
Optional Navigational Aid Not Available

Interior of the 2018 Mazda CX-9

If you don’t think of Mazda as a luxury brand, you have to step inside the Mazda CX-9. It’s built to be unique, starting with the genuine Rosewood in the center console completed with a matte finish. This coveted material offers a smooth feel and a sharp look. An elegant and sophisticated plate of aluminum sculpts the dashboard and is pleasing to the eye and the touch. While the MDX also offers leather seating, Mazda one-upped them with premium Nappa leather in the Mazda CX-9, offering a limber feel and aesthetic appearance. The MDX might offer comfort in it as well, but few brands are quite as unique on the inside as a Mazda.

If it’s unique luxury you’re after, the 2018 Mazda CX-9 might be what you’ve been missing. This SUV has innovative technology, versatile performance, top-of-the-line safety features, and much more. Despite having a much lower price tag than its competitor, it features much of the same while stil offering something unique and classy. Stop by Hall Mazda today to check it out or schedule a test drive right here on our website!

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