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Toyota Highlander vs. Mazda CX-9 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Toyota Highlander vs. Mazda CX-9 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $38,637

Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring   
Difference: $882

Lowest Total Invoice: $36,197

Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring   
Difference: $3,097

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018201820182012
ModelHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderCX-9
TrimXLESELimitedLimited PlatinumGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $38,920 $40,090 $42,080 $35,200 $33,735
Base Invoice $35,534 $36,602 $38,419 $41,268 $31,917
Floor mats 229 229 229 229  
Class II trailer hitch 699 699 699 699 425
Cargo net 49 49 49 49 40
All-weather floor mats 249 249 249 249 125
Rear bumper protector 139 139 139 139 150
Cargo cover 249 249     205
Remote start 499 499 499 499 350
AWD 1,460 1,460 1,460 1,460 1,390
Cargo mat         77
Roof rails         250
Satellite radio         430
Rearview camera         665
Floor mats 139 139 139 139  
Class II trailer hitch 530 530 530 530 340
Cargo net 35 35 35 35 32
All-weather floor mats 145 145 145 145 100
Rear bumper protector 99 99 99 99 120
Cargo cover 164 164     165
Remote start 320 320 320 320 280
AWD 1,333 1,333 1,333 1,333 1,313
Cargo mat         61
Roof rails         200
Satellite radio         344
Rearview camera         530
Options (change) 3,573 3,573 3,324 3,324 4,107
Options (change) 2,765 2,765 2,601 2,601 3,485
Destination 995 995 995 995 795
Total Price $43,488 $44,658 $46,399 $39,519 $38,637
Total Invoice $39,294 $40,362 $42,015 $44,864 $36,197

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Mazda CX-9

Lowest Adjusted Price: Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Toyota Highlander XLE
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,218
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,669
Model Year20182018201820182012
ModelHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderCX-9
TrimXLESELimitedLimited PlatinumGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine295hp V6295hp V6295hp V6295hp V6273hp V6
TransmissionT8T8T8T8T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG16/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6?, 6825, 12825, 12?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/60-18245/55-19245/55-19245/55-19245/50-20
Total Price$43,488$44,658$46,399$39,519$38,637
Adjustments for Features-5,275-5,425-6,575-8,1000
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$38,213$39,233$39,824$31,419$38,637
Cost Above Minimum$6,794$7,814$8,405$0$0
Total Invoice$39,294$40,362$42,015$44,864$36,197
Adjustments for Features-4,766-4,903-5,954-9,1960
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$34,528$35,459$36,061$35,668$36,197
Cost Above Minimum$0$931$1,533$1,140$0

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Features Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Mazda CX-9

Model Year20182018201820182012
ModelHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderCX-9
TrimXLESELimitedLimited PlatinumGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300$1300 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100$100$100$100 
Adaptive cruise control$750$750$750$750 
Cruise control    $250
Heated steering wheel   $100 
Power liftgate$350$350$350$350 
Remote window/roof operation    $15
Sunshades, second row$125$125$125$125 
Universal garage door opener$100$100$100$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras   $500 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200$200$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200$200$200 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100$100$100 
Forward collision warning$200$200$200$200 
Hill descent control$250$250$250$250 
Knee airbag, driver$100$100$100$100 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200$200$200$200 
Lane departure warning$200$200$200$200 
Obstacle detection, front   $200 
Obstacle detection, rear  $300$300 
Pedestrian detection$50$50$50$50 
Perimeter scan   $25 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100$100$100 
Rearview camera$200$200$200 $200
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75$75$75$75 
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray$40$40$40$40 
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150$150$150$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100$100$100$100 
Bluetooth audio streaming$25$25$25$25 
DVD-compatible player$0$0$0$0 
HD radio$50$50$50$50 
Intercom$25$25$25$25 
MP3-compatible player$50$50$50$50 
Navigation system$600$600$600$600 
Rain-sensing wipers   $175$175
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0$0$0 
SMS text-to-speech reader$25$25$25$25 
Telematics service, such as OnStar   $300 
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25$25 
USB port$100$100$100$100 
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75$75  
Voice control for nav and audio$100$100$100$100 
Wiper de-icer$25$25$25$25 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350$350$350$350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)    $250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)    $25
Panoramic sunroof   $1200 
Sunroof$900$900$900  
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75$75$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200$200$200 
Conversation mirror$25$25$25$25 
Interior ambient lighting $150$150$150$150
Xenon HID headlights    $500
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150$150$150 
Lockable center differential$150$150$150$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300$300 
Door sill trim plates  $100$100 
Foldaway tray table, second row$75$75$75$75 
Heated second row seats   $200 
Manual recliner, third row seats$125$125$125$125 
Memory system, driver seat  $200$200$200
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350   $350
Chrome-clad alloy wheels  $600$600 
Machined alloy wheels $350   
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0   
Total Value of Features$10,190$10,340$11,490$13,015$4,915
Value of Feature Adjustments$5,275$5,425$6,575$8,100$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,766-4,903-5,954-9,1960

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Mazda CX-9

Model Year20182012
ModelHighlanderCX-9
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase109.8 in113.2 in
Length192.5 in200.2 in
Width75.8 in76.2 in
Height68.1 in68.0 in
Curb Weight4,535 lb.4,546 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.2 gal.20.1 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.7 in39.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room59.3 in59.4 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.2 in56.5 in
Row 1 Legroom44.2 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.9 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room59.6 in58.7 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.1 in56.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.4 in39.8 in
Row 3 Headroom35.9 in35.4 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room55.0 in56.9 in
Row 3 Hip Room45.6 in43.7 in
Row 3 Legroom27.7 in32.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
13.8 ft317.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
42.3 ft348.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
83.7 ft3100.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Additional engine cooling0No
Transmission cooler0No
Total Requested0100%
Total Not Requested00%

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