When deciding between two SUV models, it’s important to compare the drivability and practicality of both vehicles. Interested in learning what the differences are between the 2021 Mazda CX-9 vs the 2021 Kia Sorento? Below, we’ve put together a comparison between these two SUVs to help drivers decide which model is the better choice for them.
The 2021 Mazda CX-9 comes standard with a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine that outputs 227 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. This gives it far more power than the 2021 Kia Sorento, which comes standard with a four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine that’s only able to produce 191 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque.
2021 Mazda CX-9
2021 Kia Sorento
|227 hp||Standard Horsepower||191 hp|
|310 lb.-ft.||Standard Torque||181 lb.-ft.|
|149.5 cu.ft.||Interior Volume||121.3 cu.ft.|
|14.4 cu.ft.||Cargo Capacity||12.6 cu.ft.|
The cabin of the 2021 Mazda CX-9 includes more space for storage and passenger comfort than the 2021 Kia Sorento. The 2021 Mazda CX-9 features 149.5 cubic feet of interior volume and 14.4 cubic feet of standard cargo capacity. The 2021 Kia Sorento only features 121.3 cubic feet of interior volume and 12.6 cubic feet of standard cargo capacity.
The 2021 Mazda CX-9 comes standard with many features, including an infotainment system with a 10.25-inch touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, heated side mirrors, triple-zone automatic climate control and rain-sensing windshield wipers.
Comfort features and interior amenities available for the 2021 Mazda CX-9 include: Overhead storage console, front seatback storage, cupholders in all three rows, a keyless ignition system, dual illuminating vanity mirrors, front and rear door pockets, an electrochromatic inside rearview mirror a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, heated steering wheel, interior air filtration and more.