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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: $36,775

Mazda CX-9 Touring   
Difference: $2,744

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,518

Mazda CX-9 Touring   
Difference: $5,680

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Model Year20182018201820132013
ModelHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderCX-9CX-9
TrimSELimitedLimited PlatinumTouringGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $40,090 $42,080 $35,200 $32,230 $34,785
Base Invoice $36,602 $38,419 $41,268 $30,492 $32,911
Floor mats 229 229 229    
Class II trailer hitch 699 699 699 425 425
Cargo net 49 49 49 50 50
All-weather floor mats 249 249 249 125 125
Rear bumper protector 139 139 139 150 150
Remote start 499 499 499 350 350
AWD 1,460 1,460 1,460 1,590 1,590
Auto-dimming rearview mirror       295  
Cargo mat       85 85
Roof rails       250 250
Satellite radio       430  
Technology Package         2,435
Floor mats 139 139 139    
Class II trailer hitch 530 530 530 340 340
Cargo net 35 35 35 40 40
All-weather floor mats 145 145 145 100 100
Rear bumper protector 99 99 99 120 120
Remote start 320 320 320 280 280
AWD 1,333 1,333 1,333 1,503 1,503
Auto-dimming rearview mirror       236  
Cargo mat       68 68
Roof rails       200 200
Satellite radio       344  
Technology Package         2,094
Options (change) 3,324 3,324 3,324 3,750 5,460
Options (change) 2,601 2,601 2,601 3,231 4,745
Destination 995 995 995 795 795
Total Price $44,409 $46,399 $39,519 $36,775 $41,040
Total Invoice $40,198 $42,015 $44,864 $34,518 $38,451

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Mazda CX-9 Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,231
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $45
Model Year20182018201820132013
ModelHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderCX-9CX-9
TrimSELimitedLimited PlatinumTouringGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine295hp V6295hp V6295hp V6273hp V6273hp V6
TransmissionT8T8T8T6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG16/22 MPG16/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6825, 12825, 12?, 6277, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/55-19245/55-19245/55-19245/60-18245/50-20
Total Price$44,409$46,399$39,519$36,775$41,040
Adjustments for Features-6,225-7,450-8,9750-3,675
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$38,184$38,949$30,544$36,775$37,365
Cost Above Minimum$7,640$8,405$0$0$590
Total Invoice$40,198$42,015$44,864$34,518$38,451
Adjustments for Features-5,635-6,746-10,1890-3,443
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$34,563$35,269$34,675$34,518$35,008
Cost Above Minimum$0$706$112$0$490

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Features Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Mazda CX-9

Model Year20182018201820132013
ModelHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderCX-9CX-9
TrimSELimitedLimited PlatinumTouringGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic   $1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100$100$100  
Adaptive cruise control$750$750$750  
Cruise control   $250$250
Heated steering wheel  $100  
Power liftgate$350$350$350 $350
Proximity key$250$250$250 $250
Remote window/roof operation   $15$15
Sunshades, second row$125$125$125  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras  $500  
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200$200  
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200$200  
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100$100  
Forward collision warning$200$200$200  
Hill descent control$250$250$250  
Knee airbag, driver$100$100$100  
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200$200$200  
Lane departure warning$200$200$200  
Obstacle detection, front  $200  
Obstacle detection, rear $300$300$300$300
Pedestrian detection$50$50$50  
Perimeter scan  $25  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100$100  
Rearview camera$200$200 $200$200
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75$75$75  
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover $75$75  
Cargo tray$40$40$40  
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150$150$150  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100$100$100  
DVD-compatible player$0$0$0  
HD radio$50$50$50  
Intercom$25$25$25  
Navigation system$600$600$600 $600
Pandora internet radio connectivity   $50$50
Rain-sensing wipers  $175 $175
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0$0  
Surround sound    $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $300  
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25  
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 $75 
Voice control for nav and audio$100$100$100 $100
Wiper de-icer$25$25$25  
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350$350$350  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)   $250$250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)   $25$25
Panoramic sunroof  $1200  
Sunroof$900$900  $900
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75$75  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200$200  
Automatic headlights$125$125$125 $125
Automatic-off headlights   $25 
Compass   $0$0
Conversation mirror$25$25$25  
Fog lights$125$125$125 $125
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150 $150
Mirror tilt-down in reverse    $25
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25$25$25 $25
Xenon HID headlights    $500
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150$150  
Lockable center differential$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  
Heated second row seats  $200  
Manual recliner, third row seats$125$125$125  
Memory system, driver seat $200$200 $200
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$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$10,565$11,790$13,315$4,340$8,015
Value of Feature Adjustments$6,225$7,450$8,975$0$3,675
Value of Feature Adjustments-5,635-6,746-10,1890-3,443

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Mazda CX-9

Model Year20182013
ModelHighlanderCX-9
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase109.8 in113.2 in
Length192.5 in200.6 in
Width75.8 in76.2 in
Height68.1 in68.0 in
Curb Weight4,535 lb.4,552 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 Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Compass0No
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%
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%

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%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Bose, 277W, 10 speakers350No
Navigation system600Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Surround sound250No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested180075%
Total Not Requested60025%

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