Are you in the market for a new family vehicle? Do you need a vehicle that can provide space, reliability, and comfort? If you said yes to both of those questions, then we are here to help. On this page, we will be comparing two popular three-row SUV models, the 2021 Mazda CX-9 and the 2021 Ford Explorer. Both of these models will provide you with the features and specs that you desire from a family vehicle.
The 2021 Mazda CX-9 is powered by a 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G Dynamic Pressure Turbo engine and a 6-speed SKYACTIV®-Drive automatic transmission. The 2021 Ford Explorer is powered by a 2.3L EcoBoost® inline-four engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission. If you are curious to see these models go head-to-head, keep reading for our 2021 Mazda CX-9 vs 2021 Ford Explorer comparison. We will be focusing on their starting MSRP, fuel economy, seating capacity, and adaptive cruise control availability.
2021 Mazda CX-9
2021 Ford Explorer
|22 / 28 / 24 mpg||Fuel Economy (city/hwy/combined)||21 / 28 / 24 mpg|
|7 passengers||Seating Capacity||7 passengers|
|Standard||Adaptive Cruise Control||Available on higher trim levels|
Looking at our comparison table, we can see that while both models put up a good fight, the 2021 Mazda CX-9 manages to come out on top. From its fuel economy to the standard availability of adaptive cruise control, this SUV proves itself to be a great fit for the family vehicle shopper. In addition to adaptive cruise control, the Mazda CX-9 has many innovative features that are standard across all trims. This list includes:
If you are interested in the 2021 Mazda CX-9, feel free to browse the online Fontana Mazda inventory and then reach out to us to schedule a test drive!