Automotive shoppers have a myriad of choices for the three-row SUV segment, but a model that stands out from the crowd is the outstanding 2019 Mazda CX-9, with its athletic design, powerful turbocharged engine, excellent driving dynamics, roomy and well-equipped cabin, and advanced driver assistance technologies. See how the new Mazda CX-9 outshines the competition in this 2019 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Chevrolet Traverse comparison.
Under the hood of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 is the turbocharged SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T engine. Paired to the smooth-shifting six-speed SKYACTIV®-DRIVE automatic transmission, the engine churns out an impressive 310 lb-ft of torque for quick acceleration. The 2019 Chevy Traverse only manages 266 lb-ft of torque. The Mazda CX-9 is more efficient as well, with an estimated fuel economy of 22 city/28 hwy mpg, compared to 18 city/27 hwy mpg for the Chevy Traverse. Also, unlike the Traverse, the CX-9 comes equipped with G-Vectoring Control, which provides excellent handling, especially around curves and corners. Both SUVs offer an available all-wheel drive system.
|2019 Mazda CX-9||VS||2019 Chevrolet Traverse|
|310 lb-ft||Maximum Torque||266 lb-ft|
|22 city/28 hwy mpg||Gas Mileage||18 city/27 hwy mpg|
|Standard||Smart City Brake Support||No|
Another advantage of the Mazda CX-9 is for safety, especially with its many offerings of advanced driver assistance technologies. Unlike the Traverse, the Mazda CX-9 has the Smart City Brake Support system, which automatically applies the brakes when a collision is detected in low-speed driving situations. The new CX-9 also comes standard with Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, while Mazda Radar Cruise Control, Traffic Sign Recognition, and Lane-Keep Assist are optional features.
Do you live in Orange County or elsewhere in Southern California? Would you like to enjoy the impressive features and capabilities of the 2019 Mazda CX-9? Take this outstanding three-row SUV for a test drive at Capistrano Mazda!