2021 Honda Pilot vs 2021 Mazda CX-9

2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2021 Mazda CX-9

2021 Honda Pilot


2021 Mazda CX-9

$32,350 MSRP*

Starting Price

$33,960 MSRP


Up to 8

Seating Capacity

Up to 7
18.5 Cubic Feet

Standard Cargo Space

14.4 Cubic Feet
109.0 Cubic Feet

Maximum Cargo Space

71.2 Cubic Feet

Advanced Rear Entertainment System

Not Available

The Honda Pilot is a fan-favorite in Muncie, easily winning in any 2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2021 Mazda CX-9 comparison. This is due to Honda’s commitment to overall value, packing the Pilot full of standard features that are sure to check off all your boxes. See for yourself when you discover these Pilot perks in: 

  • Power Specs
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Price and Features

Pilot vs. CX-9: Power Specs

The Honda Pilot houses an exhilarating engine that leaves the CX-9 in its dust: 

  • Honda Pilot: 3.5L V6 engine delivering up to 280 hp 
  • Mazda CX-9: 2.5L turbo-4 engine delivering up to 227 hp 

Pilot vs. CX-9: Interior Dimensions

You may think all 3-row SUVs are spacious, but when comparing the Pilot vs. CX-9, you’ll see this belief isn’t always true. The Honda Pilot expands your horizons with more cargo space, storage, and an extra seat against the CX-9: 

  • Seating Capacity: Up to 8 with the Pilot vs. 7 with the CX-9.
  • Cargo Space Behind the 3rd Row: Up to 18.5 cubic feet in the Pilot vs. 14.4 in the CX-9.
  • Cargo Space Behind the 2nd Row: Up to 55.9 cubic feet in the Pilot vs. 38.2 in the CX-9.
  • Cargo Space Behind the 1st Row: Up to 109.0 cubic feet in the Pilot vs. 71.2 in the CX-9.

Pilot vs. CX-9: Price and Features

Stick to your budget while still indulging in the latest automotive trends with the Honda Pilot: 

  • 2021 Honda Pilot LX 2WD: Priced at $32,350 MSRP*
  • 2021 Mazda CX-9 Sport 2WD: Priced at $33,960 MSRP

This lower price tag doesn’t mean you’ll be skipping on perks. In fact, the Pilot offers more standard features and technology over the CX-9, with handy amenities such as a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera, Speed Sensitive Volume Compensation, and more: 

  • Advanced Rear Entertainment System with Blu-Ray™ Player and Built-In Streaming Apps
  • CabinTalk® In-Car PA System
  • 8-Inch Display Audio

None of these options are available on any trim level of the CX-9. 

Experience the 2021 Honda Pilot Today

Climb inside the Honda Pilot and see how more space and functionality will make your errands and journeys more fun. Browse our inventory and put our new vehicle specials to good use. Our sales team is standing by to answer all your questions, so don’t hesitate to contact us when you’re ready to get behind the wheel. 


*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,045.00 destination charge, options and accessories. Dealers set own prices.

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