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Now in stock at Tumminia Mazda near Kansas City, the 2023 Mazda CX-5 and 2023 Mazda CX-9 are each competent crossover SUVs with modern performance and technology. Though you can’t go wrong with either choice, let’s take a closer look at how they each compare so you can find the right vehicle for you.

Seating and Cargo Space

The most significant difference between the 2023 Mazda CX-5 and the 2023 Mazda CX-9 is size. The 2023 Mazda CX-5 is a smaller compact crossover with five seats and a maximum cargo capacity of 59 cubic feet, making it a good choice for commuters. The larger 2023 Mazda CX-9 can seat up to seven passengers and hold up to 71 cubic feet of cargo space, catching the eye of bigger families.


The 2023 Mazda CX-9 has a standard 2.5L SKYACTIV®-G turbo four-cylinder engine that produces 227 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. The standard engine for the 2023 Mazda CX-5 is a naturally-aspirated engine with 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque, but there is an option for the turbocharged powerplant good for 256 horsepower.

Features & Technology

Mazda has equipped both SUVs with similar standard features, so neither lacks the essentials. A large 10.3-inch display screen is featured in the center console of both vehicles, which can be used with voice controls, the steering wheel, or a rotary knob controller.

Subscription-based Wi-Fi® and Mazda Connected Services™ give the owner access to remote vehicle controls using a smartphone app. Standard features are generous, too, including Bluetooth®, Apple CarPlay®, and Android Auto™ for simple device connectivity.

These SUVs are similar enough that either is a sound purchase, yet different enough that your decision won’t come down to a simple coin toss. Visit Tumminia Mazda today for an in-person comparison and test drive!

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