2020 Honda Pilot vs 2020 Mazda CX-9

Blue 2020 Honda Pilot Elite and grey 2020 Mazda CX-9

Families everywhere know that SUVs are a perfect match for daily commutes, weekends away, trips to sports practice, and more. These versatile vehicles offer the space families need with convenient features that make daily driving a breeze. The 2020 Honda Pilot is a fan favorite among Oklahoma City residents and Battison Honda is home to a full lineup of Pilot models.

The 2020 Honda Pilot is offered in LX, EX, EX-L, Touring, Elite, and Black Edition models. This Honda SUV has a lot to offer shoppers, but some may be wondering how it compares to the competition. Keep reading to see how the 2020 Honda Pilot stacks up against the 2020 Mazda CX-9 or click the link below to view our lineup of in-stock Honda Pilot models at Battison Honda.

2020 Honda Pilot LX


2020 Mazda CX-9 Sport

3.5-liter V6 engine Base Engine SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T engine
280 horsepower | 262 pound-feet of torque Power Specs 227 horsepower | 310 pound-feet of torque
16.5 cubic feet/46.8 cubic feet/83.9 cubic feet Cargo Space (Behind third, second, and first row) 14.4 cubic feet/38.2 cubic feet/71.2 cubic feet
5,000 pounds All-Wheel-Drive Towing Capacity 3,500 pounds

Key Differences – 2020 Honda Pilot vs 2020 Mazda CX-9

The 2020 Honda Pilot offers drivers a spacious cabin with enough room for up to seven or eight passengers depending on trim level, plus plenty of room for cargo and supplies. The 2020 Pilot offers 16.5 cubic feet of standard cargo space behind the third row of seats and that space can expand up to 83.9 cubic feet when both rear rows of seating are folded down. The 2020 Mazda CX-9 offers a smaller amount of room for cargo, with just 14.4 cubic feet of standard space and 71.2 cubic feet of maximum space.

Below the hood of every model in the 2020 Pilot lineup is a 3.5-liter V6 engine that generates 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque on the road. Honda Pilot LX, EX, and EX-L models are fitted with a standard 6-speed automatic transmission, while Pilot Touring, Elite, and Black Edition models feature a 9-speed automatic transmission with Shift-By-Wire and Paddle Shifters. The competing 2020 CX-9 generates less power on the road with just 227 horsepower produced by its standard SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T engine.

The 2020 Honda Pilot lineup offers a full array of entertainment, safety, and convenience features. Below we have listed out just a handful of the standout features that can be found in the 2020 Pilot lineup. Please note that some listed features are limited to select trim levels and not all features may be available on every 2020 Honda Pilot model.

  • Eco Assist™ System
  • Active Noise Cancellation™
  • Remote Engine Start
  • Bluetooth®
  • 8-inch Display Audio
  • Apple CarPlay™
  • Android Auto™
  • Wireless Phone Charger
  • Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock®
  • One-Touch Power Moonroof with Tilt Features
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Forward Collision Warning

For more information on the availability of the 2020 Honda Pilot in Oklahoma City, contact a member of the Battison Honda team today.