2014 Mazda CX-9 vs 2014 Toyota Highlander
2014 Mazda3 2014 Toyota Highlander
$29,985 MSRP $29,215
273-hp V-6 Engine 185-hp I-4
2,000 lbs. Max Trailer Weight 1,500 lbs.
100.7 cu. ft. Max Luggage Volume 83.7 cu. ft.

2014 Mazda CX-9 vs 2014 Toyota Highlander

Mazda CX-9 vs Toyota Highlander

If it’s a capable family crossover you’re after, you’ll be swimming in options when you first start your search. But as you start to narrow down your choices, we think there are some notable picks that will probably rise to the top. Now your real decision-making process can begin! If you’ve got it down to the 2014 Mazda CX-9 vs the 2014 Toyota Highlander, you’re looking at two great crossovers. Both are spacious, with seven seats in the CX-9 and eight in the Highlander, and they each have a host of great comfort and convenience features that will keep your family smiling for miles to come. But which one’s got more of what it takes to become your next vehicle? That’s when it becomes time to take a good hard look at the statistics in terms of overall value. You’ll see that the two models are almost identically priced when it comes to MSRP on the base model. From there you’ve got to assess the quality of what you get for that amount.

2014 Mazda CX-9 Fond du Lac WI 

When it comes to engine capability, there’s just no real competition here. The Mazda CX-9 comes with a standard V-6 engine that outperforms the Highlander’s standard 4-cylinder by nearly 100 horsepower, allowing it to tow up to five hundred pounds more not to matter the enhanced experience for you the driver on an everyday basis in a variety of driving conditions. As for another key component of the crossover category –  space –  the CX-9 cleans house here with an additional 17 cubic feet of space for your luggage, gear, groceries, or whatever you need to take along.


Interested in taking the 2014 Mazda CX-9 for a test drive? Come on in and see us here at Holiday Mazda today and we’ll give you the grand tour of this outstanding family vehicle here in Fond du Lac WI.


2014 Mazda CX-9 Wisconsin