2017 Mazda CX-9 vs 2017 Kia Sorento vs 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe

2017 Mazda CX-9 in Bakersfield, CA
 2017 Mazda CX-9

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe in Bakersfield, CA 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe

2017 Kia Sorento in Bakersfield, CA  2017 Kia Sorento

Crossovers are overwhelmingly becoming drivers' top choice for transport in the United States, thanks to lowered gas prices and versatility. And perhaps the most versatile-and efficient and stylish and innovative and, well, all-around attractive-is the 2017 Mazda CX-9, beating out competitors like the 2017 Kia Sorento and 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe.

Eco-conscious drivers and those looking to save at the pump will want the CX-9 over the Santa Fe: The CX-9 manages up to 28 miles per gallon on the highway compared to the Santa Fe's 25.* How else does the CX-9 beat out the Santa Fe? The CX-9 features LED low/high beams compared to the Santa Fe's halogens. Navigation is available on all CX-9 trims but only on higher trims for the Santa Fe, and USB ports are standard on the CX-9, but not the Santa Fe.

The CX-9 also outclasses the Kia Sorento. Being one of the larger crossovers in the segment, the CX-9 offers ample interior space for families or cargo. In fact, cargo room is much more impressive than it is in the seven-passenger Sorento, with 14.4 cubic feet behind the third row. The standard Sorento engine generates just 185 horsepower while the CX-9's standard engine creates 250 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque.

Interested In A New Mazda CX-9?

The 2017 Mazda CX-9 is available at Bakersfield Mazda. Visit us today and schedule a test drive in the full-size SUV that's perfect for your family!

*EPA estimated.

2017 Mazda CX-9 interior in Bakersfield, CA

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