Mazda CX-9 vs Subaru Outback Comparison

    Mazda CX-9

    Subaru Outback

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    2024 Mazda
    CX-9
    vs
    2024 Subaru
    Outback
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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.
    0.0
    8.2
    8.3
    0.0
    Based on the Mazda CX-9 SPORT (FWD)
    Based on the Subaru Outback AWD SPORT
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    72L - 74L
    605 to 651 km
    63L
    460 to 567 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $47,600 - $74,400
    $39,990 - $56,990
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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
    Jack Quick
    Assistant Production Editor
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Fantastic ride and handling
    • Like a couch on wheels
    • Oodles of interior space
    Misses
    • Uninspiring performance
    • Shorter service intervals
    • Facial detection can get annoying

    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)
    NA

    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

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJDIRECT FUEL INJ, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    24882387 - 2498
    Size (L)
    2.5L2.5L, 2.4L
    Induction
    TURBO 4FLAT 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    170kW138kW - 183kW
    Power RPM
    50005200 - 5800
    Torque
    420Nm245Nm - 350Nm
    Torque RPM
    20002000 - 3400
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.510.6 - 12

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