Ford Explorer vs Mazda CX-9 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,765
Invoice
$33,722
Average Price Paid
$33,187
43 listings nationwide

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2020 Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring AWD
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2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
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Grand Touring AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,373
2020 Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$43,350

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The midsize Ford Explorer has been around for nearly 30 years and was most recently redesigned in 2011. That year the SUV traded its truck-based construction and straightforward, uprig...

2020 Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring AWD
No Expert Reviews

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

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
40
writes:
Good vehicle... very roomy... almost too roomy... still kinda loose on the handling
2020 Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
2020 Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring AWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
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Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
27 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 19.2 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
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Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard --
Radio Standard --
Power Windows Standard --
Power Door Locks Standard --
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats --
Front Legroom 43 in --
Back Legroom 39 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 1,560 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs --
Exterior
Length 198.8 in --
Width 89.3 in --
Height 69.9 in --
Wheelbase 119.1 in --

Available Options

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White

Option Packages

  • Class III Trailer Tow Package
2020 Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring AWD

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