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2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2018 Kia Sorento

2018 Mazda CX-9 vs 2018 Kia Sorento Featured Image

Both the 2018 Mazda CX-9 and 2018 Kia Sorento are some of the best sport utility vehicles available on the market. The Mazda CX-9 has been in production for a little over a decade, while the Sorento has been in production since 2002. Both models have a history of excellence and durability in the sport utility marketplace. There is no denying that both these SUVs are excellent options for consumers. Which of these two models is the better option? To answer this question, we will compare these two competitors against each other.

There are several similarities between the 2018 Mazda CX-9 and the 2018 Sorento. However, they do differ somewhat in a few categories. The 2018 Mazda CX-9 features seating for seven and combined fuel economy of 24 miles per gallon. Conversely, the 2018 Kia Sorento only features seating for five but maintains similar combined fuel economy of 24 miles per gallon. The tremendous team at Bob Maker Mazda can answer any questions you have concerning this comparison. Contact them today!

2018 Mazda CX-9


2018 Sorento

$32,130 Starting MSRP $25,900
2.5L Inline 4 Turbo / 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic Engine / Transmission 2.4L Inline 4 / 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic
227 hp / 310 ft-lbs Horsepower / Torque 185 hp / 178 ft-lbs
3,500 lbs / 71.2 cu.ft. Max Towing / Max Cargo Capacity 2,000 lbs / 73.5 cu.ft.

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As shown by the table above, the 2018 Mazda CX-9 features a turbo 2.5L engine that offers incredible horsepower and torque while maintaining great fuel economy. Additionally, the Mazda CX-9 offers a higher maximum towing capacity (3,500 lbs) and comparable maximum cargo capacity when compared with the 2018 Sorento. Where the 2018 Mazda CX-9 really sets itself apart is with the available technology features. These features include:

  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control
  • Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Smart Brake Support
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Lane-Keep Assist
  • Many More!

Our Bob Maker Mazda team is here to answer any questions that you have about the 2018 Mazda CX-9 or any of the other great Mazda models. Stop by the dealership and take the 2018 Mazda CX-9 for a test drive today!