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Here's how the 2016 Mazda CX-9, 2016 Kia Sorento, 2017 Toyota Highlander and the 2012 Mazda CX-7 measure up.
FWD 4dr Sport
$31,520
Starting MSRP
FWD 4dr 2.4L L
$25,100
Starting MSRP
LE I4 FWD (Natl)
$30,630
Starting MSRP
FWD 4dr i SV
$22,190
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 4-door
Seats
7 5 8 5
Engine

227.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

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

161.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
25 24 22 22
Size
199.4" length, 67.6" height 187.4" length, 66.3" height 192.5" length, 68.1" height 184.3" length, 64.8" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Black

Sand

Sabre Black

Dark Gray

Black

Black

Sand

Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

A/T

5-Speed A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 2WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel N/A
Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 in 17 X 7 in 18 X 7.5 in 17 x 7.0 in
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in Compact in 18 x -TBD- in
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 in 17 X 7 in 18 X 7.5 in 17 x 7.0 in
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 600 N/A N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 110 N/A 110

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 2000 178 @ 4000 184 @ 4200 161 @ 3500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
227 @ 5000 185 @ 6000 185 @ 5800 161 @ 6000
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.4 L/144 2.7 L/163 2.5L/151

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG 21 MPG 20 MPG 20 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 MPG 24 MPG 22 MPG 22 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG 29 MPG 24 MPG 27 MPG
Cruising Range - City
418.00 mi 394.80 mi 384.00 mi 328.00 mi
Cruising Range - Hwy
532.00 mi 545.20 mi 460.80 mi 442.80 mi

Suspension

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

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in 12.6 in 12.9 in 11.7 X 1.1 in
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 in 12.1 in 12.2 in 11.9 X 0.7 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19 gal 18.8 gal 19.2 gal 16.4 gal

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A N/A 2.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.8 ft 37.2 ft 38.7 ft 37.4 ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A 15.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact Compact T155/90D18
Rear Tire Size
P255/60HR18 P235/65TR17 P245/60TR18 P215/70HR17
Front Tire Size
P255/60HR18 P235/65TR17 P245/60TR18 P215/70HR17

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs 2000 lbs 1500 lbs 1500 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs 200 lbs 150 lbs N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs 2000 lbs 1500 lbs N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs 200 lbs 150 lbs 150 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
3500 lbs 2000 lbs 1500 lbs N/A

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Base Curb Weight
4054 lbs 3704 lbs 4165 lbs 3496 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Curb Weight
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs

Dimensions

Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Volume
135.1 ft³ 146.4 ft³ 144.9 ft³ 101.7 ft³
Track Width, Rear
65.2 in 64.7 in 64.2 in 63.9 in
Second Leg Room
39.4 in 39.4 in 38.4 in 36.4 in
Height, Overall
67.6 in 66.3 in 68.1 in 64.8 in
Front Shoulder Room
57.9 in 59.1 in 59.3 in 58.0 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
50.5 in N/A N/A N/A
Second Hip Room
57.4 in 56.4 in 57.1 in 53.0 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height
30.3 in N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Length, Overall
199.4 in 187.4 in 192.5 in 184.3 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Second Shoulder Room
58.1 in 58 in 59.6 in 55.8 in
Front Head Room
39.3 in 39.5 in 40.7 in 39.7 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
71.3 ft³ 73.5 ft³ 83.7 ft³ 58.6 ft³
Track Width, Front
65.3 in 64.3 in 64.4 in 64.1 in
Passenger Capacity
7 5 8 5
Second Head Room
38.5 in 39.3 in 39.9 in 39.3 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
77.5 in 74.4 in 75.8 in 73.7 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
38.2 ft³ 38.8 ft³ 42.3 ft³ 29.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
14.4 ft³ 38.8 ft³ 13.8 ft³ N/A
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
21.5 in N/A N/A N/A
Front Leg Room
41 in 44.1 in 44.2 in 41.7 in
Front Hip Room
56.7 in 56.7 in 57.2 in 54.8 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 7.3 in 8 in 8.1 in
Wheelbase
115.3 in 109.4 in 109.8 in 108.3 in
Third Head Room
35.4 in - 35.9 in -
Third Leg Room
29.7 in - 27.7 in -
Third Hip Room
40.1 in - 45.6 in -
Third Shoulder Room
53.1 in - 55 in -

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