2020 Mazda CX-9 vs 2020 Nissan Pathfinder

Whether you need to upgrade to a larger vehicle for your family or you’re craving more space, the 2020 Mazda CX-9 should be at the top of your list. From the 135.1 cubic feet of passenger volume to the 71.2 cubic feet of cargo space, this SUV has room for you, your passengers, and their belongings. However, since the growth of SUV popularity, there are many competitors. One strong competitor is the Nissan Pathfinder. Let’s see how these two SUV models compare in this 2020 Mazda CX-9 vs 2020 Nissan Pathfinder comparison.

Our comparison table focuses on starting MSRP, engine performance, and fuel economy. Starting out with starting MSRP, the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder has a lower price tag by about $2,000. Moving on to engine performance, both engines perform well. On one hand, the 3.5-liter V6 engine in the Nissan Pathfinder has a higher horsepower, but on the other hand, the 2.5T SKYACTIV®-G engine in the Mazda CX-9 has a higher torque. Finally, we have their fuel economy ratings with the Mazda CX-9 coming out on top with a rating of 24 combined mpg.

2020 Mazda CX-9


2020 Nissan Pathfinder

$33,890 Starting MSRP $31,680
227 hp Horsepower 284 hp
310 lb-ft Torque 259 lb-ft
22 / 28 / 24 mph Fuel Economy (city/hwy/combined) 20 / 27 / 23 mpg


Advantages of the 2020 Mazda CX-9

Besides its engine performance, interior space, and fuel economy, the 2020 Mazda CX-9 has several other advantages. One of this SUV’s most impressive aspects is its available key features. These features include i-ACTIV AWD® with Off-Road Traction Assist, Android Auto™ integration, Apple CarPlay® integration, Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop and Go, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Rear Power Liftgate with Programmable Height Adjustment.

If you’re interested in getting the Mazda CX-9 as a family vehicle, you’ll be pleased to hear that it has several safety features. These safety features include Lane-Keep Assist, Lane Departure Warning System, Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection, and Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning.

Come on down to Metro Mazda of Mesquite today to take a 2020 Mazda CX-9 for a test drive. If you would like to know more about this model, feel free to keep browsing our website or give us a call.

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2020 Mazda CX-9 interior dashboard screen display
2020 Mazda CX-9 exterior rear driver side driving on bridge
2020 Mazda CX-9 interior close up of hands of steering wheel