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Mazda CX-9 Showdown: CX-9 Vs. Pilot Vs. Highlander

Let’s compare how it stacks up agaist the competition

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How a Certified Pre-Owned Mazda CX-9 Stacks Up to the Competition

Midsize crossovers are a dime a dozen on the roads of Orlando and surrounding communities – but just because they have the space and the designation doesn’t mean they’re worth your hard-earned money. That money is often a top consideration when you’re shopping for any vehicle, and that’s why so many drivers make the smart decision to purchase a certified pre-owned car, truck, or SUV.

The beauty of this is that you’ll save a bundle over the cost of a brand-new vehicle, but you won’t have to sacrifice in terms of peace of mind like warranty coverage and other forms of protection. Mazda’s Certified Pre-Owned program is an exceptionally strong one, and when you’re shopping for a midsize sedan like the Mazda CX-9, you’ll want to take all those benefits into serious consideration before you purchase a standard used model.

The CX-9 more than holds its own against the likes of the Toyota Highlander and the Honda Pilot – both popular, well-made, similarly sized vehicles. In fact, the CX-9 comes out ahead in a number of ways when put head to head with these two competitors.

Style Advantage: Mazda CX-9

With so many midsize crossovers on the roads today, it’s important for most drivers that theirs doesn’t blend into the background. That’s not a concern when you’re driving the Mazda CX-9. Its exterior profile is delightfully different from the midsize SUVs you’ll encounter on your day-to-day travels, and that’s a good thing. Bold and dynamic, the CX-9 could easily pass for a luxury vehicle. It has edgy appeal and an undeniably sporty demeanor that makes you feel like you’re driving something truly special – because you are.

Meanwhile, models like the Toyota Highlander and the Honda Pilot are decidedly lackluster in the looks department.

Sure, looks aren’t everything – and the Mazda CX-9 has plenty more to back up your choice to buy a Certified Pre-Owned one.

Performance Advantage: Mazda CX-9

With Mazda’s SKYACTIV technology bolstering the CX-9’s handling and cornering abilities, this three-row crossover is a rarity among its kind: It’s a midsize SUV that’s actually fun and easy to drive! It doesn’t feel bulky or cumbersome like some of its competitors, and it even gets excellent fuel efficiency in a class known for anything but. When you consider the fact that the CX-9 comes from a brand known for superb driving dynamics, you’ll understand why a Certified Pre-Owned CX-9 is a better choice than the Highlander or the Pilot in terms of drivability.

Overall Advantage: Mazda CX-9

We think you’ll agree that the CX-9 makes a good case for itself against a couple of its top rivals. And that’s without even considering all the great things you’ll get when you opt for a Certified Pre-Owned model. Mazda’s Certified Pre-Owned vehicles are rigorously tested before receiving that esteemed designation, so you’ll know from the start that you’re getting an extraordinary vehicle.

Then there are the other Mazda Certified Pre-Owned advantages, which include:

  • Zero out-of-pocket cost on covered repairs and parts replacements at Mazda dealers nationwide
  • Complimentary 24-hour roadside assistance
  • Three-year Buyback Protection from Experian
  • AutoCheck vehicle history report
  • 12-month / 12,000-mile Certified Pre-Owned Limited Vehicle Warranty
  • Seven-year / 100,000-mile Certified Pre-Owned Limited Powertrain Warranty

And while all of that sounds great by itself, it’s all but irresistible when you consider that you’ll be purchasing a low-mileage, late model year of the amazing CX-9.
Honda and Toyota who?

Get Your Certified Pre-Owned Mazda CX-9 at Sport Mazda Orlando

Now that you’ve been won over by all the advantages of a Certified Pre-Owned Mazda CX-9, you are ready to find yours! Visit us or call (407) 392-9336 and let us help you find yours. At Sport Mazda Orlando, we carry a great selection of new, used, and Certified Pre-Owned vehicles, including the CX-9 – and with every one you can count on getting a truly remarkable bargain. You’ll also be drawn to our top-notch customer service and attention to your needs and budget, so that we can make sure your experience at our dealership is one that will make you one of our valued customers for life.
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