The 2019 Mazda CX-9 Offers Plenty of Safety and Tech Features

Most likely, you want an SUV that can get around well in hazardous road conditions, or even where there's no road at all. But you probably also want one that provides comfort and luxury for those long road trips. The 2019 Mazda CX-9 offers the best of both worlds, with the off-road capability you desire, along with a comfortable, flexible interior that lets you relax and focus on enjoying the drive. The Mazda CX-9's exterior shape and style turns heads with its elongated hood and tapered roofline. With its available Smart Brake Support and adaptive front lighting system, the CX-9 is also an IIHS Top Safety pick among vehicles in its class. Many of you may be considering the similarly-sized 2019 Toyota Highlander. The Highlander is slightly lower priced, but the standard and available tech and safety features on the 2019 Mazda CX-9 more than make up for the difference. While both vehicles offer similar cargo room and both offer available all-wheel drive, at Gullo Mazda, we think once you've taken a closer look at both SUVs, you'll agree that the Mazda CX-9 is the better all-around vehicle.

Compare the 2019 Mazda CX-9 with theToyota Highlander

  • Gas Mileage: The 2019 Mazda CX-9 has a SKYACTIV engine that enables it to deliver much greater fuel efficiency than most vehicles, including the 2019 Toyota Highlander. SKYACTIV engines compress the air-fuel mixture at higher ratios than conventional engines, allowing them to squeeze far more energy from every drop of fuel. Because of this, the 2019 Mazda CX-9 gets 28 mpg highway, compared to 24 mpg highway for the  Toyota Highlander.
  • Safety: Both the 2019 Mazda CX-9 and Toyota Highlander are safe vehicles, but the Mazda CX-9 offers more advanced safety features. The CX-9 has available SKYACTIV safety technology, which uses milliwave radars and cameras to keep you in tune with your surroundings and help you prevent accidents through visual and auditory alerts. Its available i-Activsense safety innovations include Mazda Radar Cruise Control, Pre-Collision Safety technology, Smart City Brake Support, Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning System, Lane-Keep Assist, Adaptive Front-Lighting System, and available High Beam Control. The Toyota Highlander has most of the same available safety features, except it doesn't offer Smart City Brake Support, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane-Keep Assist or Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring.
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Support: The 2019 Mazda CX-9 has support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto standard. The Toyota Highlander does not offer either of them.
  • Exterior Design: With its sloped, elongated hood, tapered roofline, and athletic stance, its striking design makes the Mazda CX-9 one of the best looking three-row crossovers on the market. The Toyota Highlander has a more squared, truckier appearance.

Gullo Mazda Has a Full Line of Mazda CX-9s in Our Vast Inventory

So, if you want a sporty-looking SUV with better gas mileage, and more safety and technology features, the 2019 Mazda CX-9 is the easy choice. At Gullo Mazda in Conroe, Texas, we have numerous Mazda CX-9s available in our vast inventory. Come see us and test drive one today.


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