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2020 Acura MDX
FWD
2019 Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring AWD
MSRP
$42,640
Invoice
$40,335
Average Price Paid
$40,155
1,576 listings nationwide

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2020 Acura MDX
FWD
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2019 Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,365
2019 Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$41,885
33 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Acura MDX, a premium 3-row crossover, is similar to the Buick Enclave, Infiniti QX60 and Lexus RX L. The MDX is among the oldest vehicles in that class, having arrived for 2014. It...

2019 Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring AWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

There is plenty to like about the 2019 Mazda CX-9, a roomy and safe family-sized 3-row crossover SUV. When it comes to Mazdas, though, fans of the brand expect to fall in love with the...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 5
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
No User Reviews
2019 Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring AWD
writes:
Nice but not in my budget Im sure
20
writes:
Perfect suv for family.
Handling Ranked 2019 Toyota Highlander Limited AWD worse.
"I drove both before ending up to cx9."
Value Ranked 2019 Toyota Highlander Limited AWD better.
"Smoothness and handling performance."
20
writes:
Very smooyh and responsive. I like the style but lack of cargo
Handling Ranked 2019 Toyota Highlander Limited AWD worse.
"I drove it both before ending up to cx9."
Value Ranked 2019 Toyota Highlander Limited AWD better.
"Practicality, highlander is better when it comes to family suv. Cos of its cargo capacity and space on its 3rd row."

Specs

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
2019 Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.5 gal 19.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
290 hp @ 6,200 RPM
250 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
310 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
3.5 in x 3.94 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 41 in
Back Legroom 36.6 in 39.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15 cu ft 14.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,336 lbs 1,433 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.2 in 199.4 in
Width 77.7 in 77.5 in
Height 67.4 in 69 in
Wheelbase 111 in 115.3 in

Available Options

2020 Acura MDX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
2019 Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring AWD

Exterior Colors

  • DEEP CRYSTAL BLUE MICA
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Titanium Flash Mica

Option Packages

  • Illuminated Doorsill Trim Plates
  • Dual Rear Seat Entertainment System
  • Mazda Mobile Start
  • Front & Rear Bumper Trim

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