Mazda CX-9 vs Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Comparison

    Mazda CX-9

    Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

    2024 Mazda
    CX-9
    vs
    2024 Mitsubishi
    Pajero Sport
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv large category, between scores of 7 and 8.6.
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    8.2
    7.0
    0.0
    Based on the Mazda CX-9 SPORT (FWD)
    Based on the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLS (2WD) 7 SEAT
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    TowingTowing
    Fuel Efficiency
    72L - 74L
    605 to 651 km
    68L
    544 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $47,600 - $74,400
    $44,440 - $62,440
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    CarExpert's Take

    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Lots of metal for the money
    • Punchy 2.5T still goes hard
    • Comfortable and refined
    Misses
    • Piddly old infotainment display
    • No 360 camera or front sensors
    • No third-row air vents
    William Stopford
    News Editor
    William Stopford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Long warranty
    • Acceptable third-row room
    • Fairly thrifty turbo-diesel
    Misses
    • Drives like a ute
    • Dated technology
    • Without four-wheel drive, what's the point?

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Metallic Paint (+$695)
    • Metallic Paint Special (+$695)
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    Colours Available

    For the 2022 model year, the CX-9 is available in the following finishes:

    • Machine Grey metallic*
    • Polymetal Grey metallic*
    • Soul Red Crystal metallic*
    • Snowflake White Pearl mica
    • Sonic Silver metallic
    • Titanium Flash mica
    • Deep Crystal Blue mica
    • Jet Black mica

    *Premium finishes cost $495

    White is the standard colour, with all other shades costing $740 with the exception of White Diamond, a $940 option.

    The optional shades are:

    • Sterling Silver metallic
    • Graphite Grey metallic
    • Black Mica pearlescent
    • Dark Blue pearlescent
    • Terra Rossa pearlescent
    • White Diamond prestige

    The GSR is available only in White Diamond or Black Mica, while the base GLX isn’t available in White Diamond, Black Mica or Dark Blue.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO CDI
    Size (cc)
    24882442
    Size (L)
    2.5L2.4L
    Induction
    TURBO 4DIESEL TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    170kW133kW
    Power RPM
    50003500
    Torque
    420Nm430Nm
    Torque RPM
    20002500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.515.5

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