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Acura MDX vs. Mazda CX-9 Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Acura MDX vs. Mazda CX-9 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $41,960

Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring   
Difference: $13,515

Lowest Total Invoice: $39,674

Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring   
Difference: $12,444

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelMDXCX-9
TrimAdvanceGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $54,500 $40,470
Base Invoice $51,143 $38,294
Remote start   550
Remote start   440
Options (change) 0 550
Options (change) 0 440
Destination 975 940
Total Price $55,475 $41,960
Total Invoice $52,118 $39,674

The configured Acura MDX 4dr SUV has a 290-horsepower 3.5L I6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Mazda CX-9 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 250hp 2.5L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Acura MDX and Mazda CX-9 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Acura MDX Advance trim is $54,500. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $55,475.

The base sticker price of the Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring trim is $40,470. The features would cost an additional $550. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $41,960.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Acura MDX trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda CX-9 trims is 1. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Acura MDX 4dr SUV has a 290-horsepower 3.5L I6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Mazda CX-9 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 250hp 2.5L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Acura MDX and Mazda CX-9 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Acura MDX Advance trim is $51,143. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $52,118.

The invoice of the Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring trim is $38,294. The features would cost an additional $440. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $39,674.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Acura MDX trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda CX-9 trims is 9. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura MDX vs. Mazda CX-9

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $8,535
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $7,765
Model Year20172017
ModelMDXCX-9
TrimAdvanceGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp I6250hp I4
TransmissionT9T6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/27 MPG22/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)501, 10?, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/50-20255/50-20
Total Price$55,475$41,960
Adjustments for Features-4,9800
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$50,495$41,960
Total Invoice$52,118$39,674
Adjustments for Features-4,6790
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$47,439$39,674

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Features Comparison: Acura MDX vs. Mazda CX-9

Model Year20172017
ModelMDXCX-9
TrimAdvanceGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Display key$50 
Heated steering wheel$100 
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25
Around view cameras$500 
Following distance indicator $25
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist system$400 
Obstacle detection, front$200 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rearview camera $200
Temporary spare tire $150
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Trailer sway control $25
Wide-view front camera$150 
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rails $250
Console with shifter $150
Console without shifter$150 
Roof rails$250 
Second-row high console$250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player$125 
Media drive$15 
MP3-compatible player$50 
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Traffic + travel information$25 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Compass$0 
Head-up display (HUD) $350
LED headlights$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Torque-vectoring, dual-electric-motor-based, rear$500 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim $100
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Coordinated climate control, front seats$25 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Leather door panel trim$250 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power release, second row seats$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Wood trim$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Total Value of Features$9,780$4,800
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,980$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,6790

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Specifications Comparison: Acura MDX vs. Mazda CX-9

Model Year20172017
ModelMDXCX-9
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.0 in115.3 in
Length196.2 in199.4 in
Width77.2 in77.5 in
Height67.4 in69.0 in
Curb Weight4,001 lb.4,054 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.5 gal.19.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.1 in39.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.1 in57.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.5 in56.7 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom38.3 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room59.1 in58.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.8 in57.4 in
Row 2 Legroom36.6 in39.4 in
Row 3 Headroom35.6 in35.4 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room54.7 in53.1 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.6 in40.1 in
Row 3 Legroom28.1 in29.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
15.0 ft314.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
38.4 ft338.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
68.4 ft371.2 ft3

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