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Here's how the 2014 Mazda CX-9 and the 2014 Kia Sorento measure up.
FWD 4dr Sport
$29,985
Starting MSRP
2WD 4dr I4 LX
$24,100
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

191.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
19 22 -
Size
200.2" length, 68" height 184.4" length, 66.9" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Sand

Black

Gray

Black

Sand / black

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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
Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 2WD -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 17 X 7 in -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 17 X 7 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 110 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 600 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
273 @ 6250 191 @ 6300 -
Displacement
3.7 L/227 2.4 L/144 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 4250 181 @ 4250 -
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded I-4 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 MPG 22 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
482.40 mi 452.40 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 20 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 MPG 26 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
341.70 mi 348.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -

Brakes

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 in 11.9 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in 12.6 in -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.1 gal 17.4 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft 35.8 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/65TR17 -
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/65TR17 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs 1650 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs 165 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs 1650 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs 165 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
2000 lbs 1650 lbs -

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A -
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
4323 lbs 3594 lbs -

Dimensions

Third Hip Room
43.7 in N/A -
Second Leg Room
39.8 in 38.8 in -
Second Head Room
39 in 39.2 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
17.2 ft³ 36.9 ft³ -
Front Leg Room
40.9 in 41.3 in -
Front Hip Room
56.5 in 56.3 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
46.1 in N/A -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
48.3 ft³ 36.9 ft³ -
Passenger Capacity
7 5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
76.2 in 74.2 in -
Front Shoulder Room
59.4 in 59.3 in -
Passenger Volume
139.4 ft³ 107.2 ft³ -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
19 in N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
58.7 in 58.7 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
34.8 in N/A -
Track Width, Front
65.1 in 64 in -
Second Hip Room
56 in 55.9 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A -
Third Head Room
35.4 in N/A -
Front Head Room
39.6 in 39.2 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
58.5 in N/A -
Length, Overall
200.2 in 184.4 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 7.3 in -
Height, Overall
68 in 66.9 in -
Third Leg Room
32.4 in N/A -
Liftover Height
30.9 in N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
100.7 ft³ 72.5 ft³ -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
48.9 in N/A -
Third Shoulder Room
56.9 in N/A -
Wheelbase
113.2 in 106.3 in -
Track Width, Rear
64.7 in 63.9 in -

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