The Mazda CX-9 and Volvo XC90 have very different starting prices, but these SUVs are more similar than you might think. They both offer 3-row seating and outstanding safety scores, making them suitable for families. Let’s take a closer look at these SUVs and find the right one for you.
2022 Mazda CX-9 The Mazda CX-9 is an upscale and athletic choice in mainstream midsize SUVs. It’s Mazda’s
biggest SUV and still has the agile handling of a smaller vehicle. Pricing starts at $35,630.Mazda CX-9 highlights Value pricing: The Mazda CX-9 is the more affordable choice between these two SUVs. It not only has a reasonable starting price, but it has an impressive list of standard features, adding to its value proposition. Standard features include all-wheel drive, heated front seats, tri-zone climate control, Android Auto, Apple
CarPlay, and the i-Activsense safety tech suite. Fun to drive: The CX-9 only has one powertrain option, but you won’t hear us complain about it. The turbocharged engine under the hood delivers satisfying thrust with 310 lb-ft of torque, and the well-tuned chassis gives it the fun driving character for which Mazda is famous. Meanwhile, the standard AWD system improves both all-season traction and on-road grip. Good interior quality for the money: The interior of the CX-9 isn’t as luxurious as the XC90, but it’s one of the most excellent interiors you’ll find in a non-luxury SUV. This premium cabin has a pleasing design, nice materials, and modern tech features making the CX-9 feel like a more expensive SUV than it is. Also see: The popular Lexus RX now has 3 hybrid choices and a handsome new look2022 Volvo XC90
The Volvo XC90