MAZDA CX-9 vs Hyundai Palisade

MAZDA CX-9 vs Hyundai Palisade


Whether you’re dropping the kids off at baseball practice, doing some grocery shopping, or planning your next downtown getaway, nothing is more prepared for the occasion than an SUV.

More specifically, a Mazda CX-9 or a Hyundai Palisade. Which one will you pick for your travels throughout Gastonia, Charlotte, or Lincolnton, NC? To you help make an informed decision, Mazda of Gastonia is here with this detailed Mazda CX-9 vs. Hyundai Palisade comparison.

Keep on reading to discover the performance, tech, and space offered by these two SUVs!


Mazda CX-9 MPG

MAZDA CX-9 vs Hyundai Palisade: Which SUV Has a Higher MPG Rating?

Fuel. It’s one of the most important components of any vehicle. However, when it comes to fuel consumption, not all vehicles are created equal.

Let’s take these two SUVs, for example. We all know that the SUV is great for those lengthier journeys. Driving a vehicle with a high MPG rating makes them all the more compatible. That means you’ll want to find a fuel-efficient vehicle, right? Right. Well, we’ve got one for you in the form of the Mazda CX-9, which provides an EPA-estimated 22 city/28 highway MPG.*

The Hyundai Palisade is pretty efficient, too, but with an EPA-estimated 19 city/26 highway MPG, it just can’t compete with the Mazda.

What helps make the Mazda SUV so economical? Try a Skyactiv®-G 2.5L engine that nets 320 lb-ft of torque. Unfortunately, Hyundai’s 3.8L V6 engine only generates 262 lb-ft of torque.


MAZDA CX-9 Apple CarPlay™ integration

MAZDA CX-9 vs Hyundai Palisade: Which Vehicle Has a Larger Interior?

Picture your dream road trip. Where are you going? What do you hope to see along the way? Most importantly, how will you get there?

May we suggest getting there in the Mazda CX-9? We’ll tell you why with one word: technology. We’re talking connectivity, infotainment, and comfort, the little things that make your road trip all the more enjoyable.

Speaking of comfort, everyone, no matter in which row they’re seated, will feel in control with the standard three-zone automatic climate control of the Mazda CX-9. Sadly, this isn’t something that you'll find inside the standard trim of the Hyundai Palisade.

Now that you know you and your guests will be comfy, let’s discuss entertainment options. Did you know that the Mazda CX-9 comes standard with a 10.25-inch full-color center display?

That’s right! This touchscreen display is a great way to access your favorite mobile applications through either Android Auto™ or Apple CarPlay™ integration. While Hyundai also comes standard with smartphone compatibility, it’s standard touchscreen display is a mere 8 inches.


MAZDA CX-9

MAZDA CX-9 vs Hyundai Palisade: Driver-Assistive Safety Features

No matter what you put into your SUV—be it sporting equipment, suitcases, or shopping bags—none of it is more cherished than the people who will be riding inside it.

That’s why, both the Mazda CX-9 and the Hyundai Palisade are outfitted with an array of standard safety features. For instance, both of them include standard Blind Spot Monitoring. On the Mazda CX-9, this system will look out for vehicles within your blind spot zones, and if detected, will send an audio alert as well as a warning light.

Other standard safety features shared by these two SUVs include Lane-keep Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go.


MAZDA CX-9 vs Hyundai Palisade: Take Your Pick for a Test Drive Today

You’re all caught up on the differences and similarities of the Mazda CX-9 vs. Hyundai Palisade. Now, all that’s left to do is choose your favorite and schedule a test drive around Gastonia, Charlotte, and Lincolnton, North Carolina.

If your chosen SUV is the Mazda CX-9, we couldn’t agree more! We can’t wait to show you this powerful SUV in person, so come and visit us here at Mazda of Gastonia for a closer look and a test drive.

We look forward to working with you soon!

* EPA-estimated mileage. Actual results will vary.


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