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Here's how the 2016 Mazda CX-9 and the 2016 Toyota Highlander measure up.
FWD 4dr Sport
$31,520
Starting MSRP
FWD 4dr I4 LE (Natl)
$30,490
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
25 22 -
Size
199.4" length, 67.6" height 191.1" length, 68.1" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black

Sand

Dark Gray

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

Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 in 18 X 7.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 in 18 X 7.5 in -

Electrical

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

Engine

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 2000 184 @ 4200 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
227 @ 5000 185 @ 5800 -
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.7 L/163 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 MPG 22 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG 20 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
418.00 mi 384.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG 25 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
532.00 mi 480.00 mi -

Suspension

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

Brakes

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

Fuel Tank

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

Steering

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

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P255/60HR18 P245/60SR18 -
Front Tire Size
P255/60HR18 P245/60SR18 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -

Trailering

Maximum Trailering Capacity
3500 lbs 1500 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs 1500 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs 150 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs 1500 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs 150 lbs -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
4054 lbs 4134 lbs -
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight
N/A N/A -

Dimensions

Second Head Room
38.5 in 39.9 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 8 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
50.5 in N/A -
Passenger Capacity
7 8 -
Second Leg Room
39.4 in 38.4 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
38.2 ft³ 42.3 ft³ -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
57.9 in 59.3 in -
Third Hip Room
40.1 in 45.6 in -
Front Hip Room
56.7 in 57.2 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
30.3 in N/A -
Third Shoulder Room
53.1 in 55 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
39.3 in 40.7 in -
Length, Overall
199.4 in 191.1 in -
Second Hip Room
57.4 in 57.1 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
21.5 in 13.8 in -
Height, Overall
67.6 in 68.1 in -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
115.3 in 109.8 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
77.5 in 75.8 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Third Head Room
35.4 in 35.9 in -
Passenger Volume
135.1 ft³ 144.9 ft³ -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
14.4 ft³ 13.8 ft³ -
Front Leg Room
41 in 44.2 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
71.3 ft³ 83.7 ft³ -
Track Width, Rear
65.2 in 64.2 in -
Track Width, Front
65.3 in 64.4 in -
Third Leg Room
29.7 in 27.7 in -
Second Shoulder Room
58.1 in 59.6 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A -

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