The 2023 Mazda CX-9 is an outstanding SUV that showcases a variety of dependable and practical features that distinguishes it from its rivals. Despite the strong competition, notably from rivals like Kia Seltos, Toyota Highlander, Honda Pilot and Hyundai Palisade, the CX-9 remains a promising option with standard i-Activ AWD, excellent safety ratings and a wide range of driver-assist features. One of notable competitors is the 2023 Kia Seltos. It represents Kia in the Entry CUV segment and standard driver-assistance technologies, spaciousness and advanced infotainment. At Turnersville Mazda in NJ, we carefully analyze and compare the specifications and features of both SUVs - the 2023 Mazda CX-9 and 2023 Kia Seltos - to aid you in making an informed decision about which model aligns best with your lifestyle.
2023 mazda cx-9
2023 kia seltos
SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter 4-cylinder
2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine
38.2 cubic feet
26.6 cubic feet
Fuel Tank Capacity
It is evident that the 2023 Mazda CX-9 holds many notable advantages over the 2023 Kia Seltos. Although the starting price of the base trim for the 2023 Mazda CX-9 is higher than that of the 2023 Kia Seltos, it compensates with superior engine performance and technology features.
Under the hood, the 2023 Mazda CX-9 is equipped with a 2.5-liter Turbo inline-4 engine generating 227 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque, while the 2023 Kia Seltos runs on a 2.0-liter Inline-4 engine producing 146 hp and 132 lb-ft of torque. The 2023 Kia Seltos boasts a combined fuel economy of 29 mpg, six mpg higher than the 2023 Mazda CX-9. However, the 2023 Mazda CX-9 surpasses the 2023 Kia Seltos with its 19.5-gallon fuel tank capacity, as opposed to the 13.2-gallon tank of the Seltos.
In terms of the infotainment system, the 2023 Mazda CX-9 outperforms the 2023 Kia Seltos. The base trim of the 2023 Mazda CX-9 includes features such as an HD radio, Bluetooth connection, Smart Device Integration, an MP3 player, and Wi-Fi Hotspot. These features are not available in the base trim of the 2023 Kia Seltos. Consequently, choosing the 2023 Mazda CX-9 would provide a more favorable deal. Furthermore, the CX-9 comes with many convenience features designed to elevate passenger comfort, such as the following:
To purchase the 2023 Mazda CX-9, we invite you to visit our dealership at Turnersville Mazda in NJ at your earliest convenience. Our sales team will be delighted to assist you throughout the purchasing process.