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2021 Honda Pilot vs 2021 Mazda CX-9

2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2021 Mazda CX-9

2021 Honda Pilot


2021 Mazda CX-9

$32,350 MSRP*

Starting Price

$33,960 MSRP


Up to 8

Seating Capacity

Up to 7
18.5 Cubic Feet

Standard Cargo Space

14.4 Cubic Feet
109.0 Cubic Feet

Maximum Cargo Space

71.2 Cubic Feet

Advanced Rear Entertainment System

Not Available

If you’re shopping for a new SUV in Cookeville, you’re sure to be comparing the 2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2021 Mazda CX-9. Both of these 3-row crossovers offer an appealing balance of comfort and performance, but only Honda defies expectations with a leading package of: 

  • Price and Features
  • Power Specs
  • Interior Dimensions

Pilot vs. CX-9: Price and Features

Buying a new car is an investment, so getting a great deal makes the process that much more enjoyable. The Honda Pilot helps you save over the CX-9: 

  • 2021 Honda Pilot LX 2WD: Priced at $32,350 MSRP*
  • 2021 Mazda CX-9 Sport 2WD: Priced at $33,960 MSRP

Sticker price is one thing, but knowing that total comes with more standard features sweetens the deal. Even the base-level Pilot comes packed with many of the innovations you crave, including a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera and Speed Sensitive Volume Compensation. None of the following perks are available on the CX-9 at any trim level: 

  • 8-Inch Display Audio
  • Advanced Rear Entertainment System with Blu-Ray™ Player and Built-In Streaming Apps
  • CabinTalk® In-Car PA System

Pilot vs. CX-9: Power Specs

The Honda Pilot is ready to rev up you morning commute with more power and thrills than the Mazda CX-9: 

  • Honda Pilot: 3.5L V6 engine delivering up to 280 hp 
  • Mazda CX-9: 2.5L turbo-4 engine delivering up to 227 hp 

Pilot vs. CX-9: Interior Dimensions

There’s a reason you’re looking at 3-row SUVs: you need more space for your family and weekend adventures. The Pilot offers more seating, storage, and cargo space, helping you pack up and go with room to spare. 

  • Seating Capacity: Up to 8 with the Pilot vs. 7 with the CX-9.
  • Cargo Space Behind the 3rd Row: Up to 18.5 cubic feet in the Pilot vs. 14.4 in the CX-9.
  • Cargo Space Behind the 2nd Row: Up to 55.9 cubic feet in the Pilot vs. 38.2 in the CX-9.
  • Cargo Space Behind the 1st Row: Up to 109.0 cubic feet in the Pilot vs. 71.2 in the CX-9.

The 2021 Honda Pilot Soars Against the 2021 Mazda CX-9

Ready to check out everything the Honda Pilot can do for you? Get behind the wheel of this capable, confident crossover today at Cookeville Honda, and take advantage of our new vehicle specials to save even more. Want to learn more about available Pilot features? Contact us to get started. 


*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,045.00 destination charge, options and accessories. Dealers set own prices.

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