The 2021 Mazda CX-9 brings you the experience of a lifetime as it cruises the streets of Gaithersburg, MD. Giving competition to the Mazda experience is the 2021 Kia Sorento, but who will prove worthy? Let us run through a quick comparison of the 2021 Mazda CX-9 vs 2021 Kia Sorento and determine the winner.
2021 Mazda CX-9
2021 Kia Sorento
|Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I -4||Engine Type||Regular Unleaded I -4|
|227 @ 5000||Horsepower (Net @ RPM)||191 @ 6100|
|310 @ 2000||Torque (Net @ RPM)||181 @ 4000|
|22||EPA Fuel Economy EST - City (MPG)||24|
|19||Fuel Tank Capacity, approx. (gal.)||18.8|
The 2021 Mazda CX-9 has a 2.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine like the 2021 Kia Sorento, but it also has two power outputs depending on the fuel type, with the engine producing 227 hp on regular fuel and 250 hp on premium fuel.
On a similar note, the brakes on the 2021 Mazda CX-9 are firmer compared to the 2021 Kia Sorento and give a feel of being surefooted. The 2021 Kia Sorento has the newest 8-speed dual-clutch transmission, while the 2021 Mazda CX-9 has a regular 6-speed automatic transmission, which Mazda has refined over the years and is the best in the market today.
Mazda CX-9 also has 14.3 cubic-feet of cargo space, while the Kia Sorento has only about 12.6 cubic-feet of cargo space. The 2021 Mazda CX-9 also has a kick operated hands-free tailgate system that aids in getting stuff into the back while your hands are full. The Kia Sorento requires you to stand before the tailgate for 5 seconds before it opens hands-free, which is not entirely effective or foolproof in a time of need.
In addition, the 2021 Mazda CX-9 sounds muscular and robust owing to its four cylinders, while the 2021 Kia Sorento sounds bland at higher RPMs. So head out to Gaithersburg Mazda at Gaithersburg, MD, or fill out the form to contact us and schedule a test drive of the 2021 Mazda CX-9 experiencing perfection.