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Here's how the 2013 Mazda CX-9 and the 2013 Toyota Highlander measure up.
FWD 4dr Sport
$29,785
Starting MSRP
FWD 4dr I4 (Natl)
$29,020
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

187.0-hp, 2.7-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
19 22 -
Size
200.6" length, 68.0" height 188.4" length, 68.1" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Sand

Black

Dark Gray

Bisque

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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

Rear Wheel Size
18 x 7.5 in 17 x 7.5 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in 17 x 7.5 in -
Front Wheel Size
18 x 7.5 in 17 x 7.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -

Electrical

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

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 4250 186 @ 4100 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
273 @ 6250 187 @ 5800 -
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4 -
Displacement
3.7L/227 2.7L/163 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
482.40 mi 480.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 MPG 25 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 20 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 MPG 22 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
341.70 mi 384.00 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 x -TBD- in 12.9 x -TBD- in -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 x -TBD- in 12.2 x -TBD- in -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.1 gal 19.2 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft 38.7 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.3 17.1 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.1 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P245/60R18 P245/65R17 -
Spare Tire Size
T155/90R18 P245/65R17 -
Rear Tire Size
P245/60R18 P245/65R17 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
300 lbs 225 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs 150 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs 1500 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs 1500 lbs -

Weight Information

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Base Curb Weight
4317 lbs 3946 lbs -
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A -

Dimensions

Third Leg Room
32.4 in 29.9 in -
Second Head Room
39.0 in 40.1 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
34.8 in N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
58.7 in 59.5 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
48.9 in N/A -
Rear Door Opening Height
31.7 in N/A -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
58.5 in N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
19.0 in N/A -
Front Head Room
39.6 in 40.6 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
100.7 ft³ 95.4 ft³ -
Track Width, Front
65.1 in 64.0 in -
Min Ground Clearance
8.0 in 7.8 in -
Third Shoulder Room
56.9 in 55.0 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
47.3 in N/A -
Front Leg Room
40.9 in 43.2 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
76.2 in 75.2 in -
Wheelbase
113.2 in 109.8 in -
Front Hip Room
56.5 in 56.7 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
48.3 ft³ 42.3 ft³ -
Passenger Volume
139.4 ft³ 145.7 ft³ -
Height, Overall
68.0 in 68.1 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
46.1 in N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
59.4 in 59.7 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A -
Liftover Height
31.3 in N/A -
Third Hip Room
43.7 in 42.3 in -
Passenger Capacity
7 7 -
Length, Overall
200.6 in 188.4 in -
Track Width, Rear
64.7 in 64.2 in -
Second Leg Room
39.8 in 38.3 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
17.2 ft³ 10.3 ft³ -
Third Head Room
35.4 in 36.3 in -
Second Hip Room
56.0 in 56.5 in -

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