Crossover SUVs such as the 2019 Mazda CX-9 and the 2019 Toyota RAV4 only get better and better with each new model year. But which one is best for you and your passengers? We’ve compiled a list of differences between the 2019 Mazda CX-9 vs the 2019 Toyota RAV4 that drivers should be aware of.
One major difference between the 2019 Mazda CX-9 and the 2019 Toyota RAV4 is their number of available seats. The three-row 2019 Mazda CX-9 can seat up to seven passengers, while the two-row 2019 Toyota RAV4 only has five seats. The 2019 CX-9 is more spacious, too. With an interior volume of 149.5 cubic feet, the 2019 Mazda CX-9 makes the 2019 Toyota RAV4’s 136.4 cubic feet of interior volume feel restrictive in comparison.
The 2019 Mazda CX-9’s standard, four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine outperforms the 2019 Toyota RAV4’s standard engine. Every 2019 Mazda CX-9 outputs 227 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. The 2019 Toyota RAV4 only produces 203 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque.
Safety and driver assistance features that come standard in the 2019 Mazda CX-9 include rear door child safety locks, daytime running lights, an engine immobilizer, turn signal mirrors, dual front side-mounted airbags, tire pressure monitoring, auto delay off headlamps and traction control. The 2019 Mazda CX-9’s driver assistance features include smart city brake support, rear cross traffic alert and a blind-spot monitoring system. Available 2019 Mazda CX-9 comfort and convenience features: A 360º view monitor, heated seats, a heated steering wheel, an integrated navigation system, front and rear parking sensors, rain-sensing windshield wipers, rear door courtesy lights, three-zone automatic climate control, rear privacy glass and Bluetooth audio streaming.