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Here's how the 2012 Mazda CX-9 and the 2012 Acura MDX measure up.
FWD 4dr Sport
$29,725
Starting MSRP
AWD 4dr Advance Pkg *Ltd Avail*
$0
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
7 7 -
Engine

273.0-hp, 3.7-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

300.0-hp, 3.7-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
19 18 -
Size
200.2" length, 68.0" height 191.6" length, 68.2" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black

Sand

Umber

Ebony

Parchment

Taupe

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy -
Rear Wheel Size
18 x 7.5 in 19 x 8.5 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in 17 x 4 in -
Front Wheel Size
18 x 7.5 in 19 x 8.5 in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 130 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 550 -

Engine

Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
273 @ 6250 300 @ 6300 -
Displacement
3.7L/227 3.7L/224 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 4250 270 @ 4500 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 MPG 21 MPG -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 MPG 18 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 16 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
482.40 mi 441.00 mi -
Cruising Range - City
341.70 mi 336.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
N/A N/A -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
N/A N/A -

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 x -TBD- in 13.0 x -TBD- in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 x -TBD- in 13.2 x -TBD- in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.1 gal 21.0 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.29 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft 37.6 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.3 17.0 -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P245/60R18 P255/50HR19 -
Spare Tire Size
T155/90R18 T165/80D17 -
Front Tire Size
P245/60R18 P255/50HR19 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs 5000 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs 500 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
300 lbs N/A -

Weight Information

Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A -
Base Curb Weight
4328 lbs 4601 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A -

Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
48.3 ft³ 42.9 ft³ -
Passenger Capacity
7 7 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
64.7 in 67.5 in -
Length, Overall
200.2 in 191.6 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
47.3 in N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
58.7 in 61.5 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
34.8 in N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
8.0 in 8.2 in -
Height, Overall
68.0 in 68.2 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
100.7 ft³ 83.5 ft³ -
Third Head Room
35.4 in 35.8 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
76.2 in 78.5 in -
Third Shoulder Room
56.9 in 57.1 in -
Passenger Volume
139.4 ft³ 141.8 ft³ -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
17.2 ft³ 15.0 ft³ -
Front Shoulder Room
59.4 in 61.6 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
19.0 in N/A -
Third Leg Room
32.4 in 28.7 in -
Second Leg Room
39.8 in 38.7 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
46.1 in N/A -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
58.5 in N/A -
Wheelbase
113.2 in 108.3 in -
Liftover Height
31.3 in N/A -
Front Hip Room
56.5 in 59.0 in -
Front Leg Room
40.9 in 41.2 in -
Track Width, Front
65.1 in 67.7 in -
Second Hip Room
56.0 in 59.1 in -
Second Head Room
39.0 in 38.6 in -
Front Head Room
39.6 in 39.2 in -
Rear Door Opening Height
31.7 in N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
48.9 in N/A -
Third Hip Room
43.7 in 42.9 in -

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