2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs 2021 MAZDA CX-9

2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs 2021 MAZDA CX-9
2021 MAZDA CX-5 2021 MAZDA CX-9


2.5L I-4 2.5L Turbo I-4


187 hp 227 hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

25/31 * 22/28 *

  Seating Capacity

5 Passengers 7 Passengers

  Cargo Space

59.6 cu. ft. 71.2 cu. ft.

2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs 2021 MAZDA CX-9

Serving Troy, MI

The unrelenting appeal of the Mazda CX-5 and the Mazda CX-9 makes it difficult for some drivers to pick out the crossover SUV that is a perfect fit for their expectations and needs. At Suburban Mazda of Troy, our reps consistently support our customers as they get to know all that our models deliver. For 2021, the Mazda CX-5 and the Mazda CX-9 are placed directly next to each other in the line. The smaller Mazda CX-5 is more affordable of the two, and the larger Mazda CX-9 adds the functionality of three rows of seating. What are the other differences that you should know about before you buy your new crossover?


The 2021 Mazda CX-5 and the Mazda CX-9 are offered in your choice of several well-designed trim levels. Throughout most of the Mazda CX-5’s top trim levels and all of the Mazda CX-9’s trim levels for 2021, you will find the same Dynamic Pressure, I-4 turbo Skyactiv®-G engine. If you use regular fuel with this engine, your crossover will benefit from 227 horsepower. For a boost to 250 horsepower, fill the tank with premium gas. Notably, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 comes with a different powertrain as a standard feature in its lower trim level. This is an I-4, 2.5-liter gas engine that offers 187 horsepower.


The close relationship between the 2021 Mazda CX-5 and the 2021 Mazda CX-9 is on full display through their shared design elements. For example, they both have sharp, slanted headlights integrated with a bold, octagon-shaped grille. The Mazda CX-5, however, has a black grille with mesh styling, while the Mazda CX-9 has chrome accent bars across its grille. Also, the Mazda CX-5’s side definition showcases a stunning swell over the front-wheel fenders. A confident profile balances the Mazda CX-9’s smooth surfaces.


As is the case with all other Mazda models on the market today, the Mazda CX-5 and the Mazda CX-9 are impressively outfitted with exciting features. Some of the many features included in both of these models are a powered and sliding moonroof, a Bose sound system, heated front seats, a lane departure alert, a dual-zone auto climate management system, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and others.

You can continue comparing the Mazda CX-5 and the Mazda CX-9 for 2021 at Suburban Mazda of Troy. Make plans today to tour the showroom and to test drive the trims that you are excited about.

* EPA-estimated mileage. Actual results will vary.