2017 Mazda CX-9 vs 2017 Acura MDX

There’s big name luxury, then there’s subtle luxury. Not every luxury brand has the recognition that their opponents do, but they may quietly have the specs and features to beat them. Regardless of where you thought Mazda sat on the luxury scale, prepare to rethink everything you know about luxury brands. Take a look at our full-size SUV comparison between the 2017 Mazda CX-9 vs 2017 Acura MDX.

Drivers interested in the MDX will have to fork out a much larger chunk of change to get it. With a starting MSRP of $46,050 in the AWD model, it comes in at over $12,000 more than the CX-9! You’d probably expect to be getting a lot more with such a large gap in pricing, but hold onto your bootstraps. The CX-9 is firing on all cylinders as seen in the table below.

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2017 Mazda CX-9 Sport AWD vs 2017 Acura MDX SH-AWD
$33,320 MSRP $46,050
310 lb-ft Engine Torque 267 lb-ft
23 mpg Combined Fuel Efficiency 21 mpg
5 Stars IIHS Safety Rating 5 Stars

Safety in the 2017 CX-9

Acura brands itself on being one of the safest automakers on the market. Sure, they have plenty of passive and active safety features designed to protect the occupants from a collision, but let’s take a look at the CX-9. Did you know that the 2017 CX-9 earned a Top Safety Pick+ award? Front crash prevention was rated as “superior” when equipped with the optional features, and if you take a look at some of those features such as Smart City Brake Support, Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning and all the other active safety features, there’s a good chance you won’t even have to test out the durability and sturdiness of the CX-9. Sit back, relax and watch your confidence grow.

Interested in owning the 2017 CX-9? It’s simple to get started. Just give us a call or stop by our dealership and we’ll set you up with one of our skilled team members. They’ll show you our inventory and get you behind the wheel faster than you thought possible. Count on Hall Cars to get the job done!

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