You won’t go wrong with any one of these people haulers but which one of the two is better than the other? Let’s find out.
The Hyundai Santa Fe will be coming in with a 3.3 liter V6 engine that will be mated to a six-speed auto transmission. The engine will be pushing out about 290hp and 252lb ft of torque. The Mazda CX-9, on the other hand, will come in with a 2.5 liter I4 engine that will be mated to a six-speed auto transmission. The Mazda CX-9 will be delivering about 227hp and 310lb ft of torque.
Not only will the Hyundai Santa Fe be coming in with a more powerful engine but it also comes with a more spacious interior. The Santa Fe will also return about 18mpg in the city and 25mpg on the highway.
The Hyundai Santa Fe will retail for $29,335 while the Mazda CX-9 will retail for $29,833.