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2019 Mazda CX-9

2020 Mazda CX-9*

2019 Toyota Highlander

2020 Toyota Highlander*

2020 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2020 Toyota Highlander



Toyota Highlander
2.5L I-4


3,500 lb

Towing Capacity

3,500 lb


22 city/28 highway EPA-estimated mpg**

Fuel Economy

20 city/27 highway EPA-estimated mpg

Shopping for a new three-row SUV in Nazareth? Consider the matchup between the Mazda CX-9 vs. Toyota Highlander! Both the Toyota Highlander and Mazda offer outstanding performance as well as a bevy of interior and safety features. However, the Mazda CX-9 provides a greater fuel economy and more interior features, making this three-SUV a better value for Northampton drivers. Compare the Mazda CX-9 vs. Highlander with this guide from Young Mazda and find the three-row SUV that suits you best for your Bethlehem commutes, then be sure to check out our car buying tips created by our expert service team!


MAZDA CX-9 vs. Highlander: Performance Specs

For Allentown drivers looking for a three-row SUV that offers power and efficiency within a family-friendly budget, the Mazda CX-9 provides a higher fuel economy than the Highlander. In the end, the Mazda CX-9 pulls ahead of the Highlander.

2020 MAZDA CX-9

  • Engine: 2.5L I-4 engine capable of producing 227 hp
  • Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined): 22/28/24 mpg*

2020 Toyota Highlander

  • Engine: 3.5L engine that generates 295 hp
  • Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined): 20/27/23 mpg

When comparing the Mazda CX-9 vs. Highlander in terms of towing capacity, both SUVs can tow up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped.

MAZDA CX-9 vs. Highlander: Technology

Both SUVs offer a bevy of interior amenities, but when the Mazda CX-9 vs. Highlander goes head to head, the Mazda CX-9 is first in its class thanks to the additional standard technology features, enhancing the convenience for trips near %%di_city% These features include:

  • Available navigation system
  • Available heated front seats
  • Available parking assist
  • Blind spot monitoring system
  • Keyless access system

Learn More About the MAZDA CX-9 with Young Mazda!

Now that you’ve explored the differences between the Mazda CX-9 vs. Highlander, check out the Mazda CX-9 vs. Honda Pilot comparison. Contact us at Young Mazda for more information on the Mazda CX-9 and be sure to check out our Mazda CX-9 inventory as well as our Mazda CX-9 lease deals. Apply online for financing and see if you’re prequalified!

*2019 models pictured above

**EPA-estimated mileage ratings. Actual mileage will vary.

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