Polestar Polestar 3 vs Mazda CX-9 Comparison

    Polestar Polestar 3

    Mazda CX-9

    2024 Polestar
    Polestar 3
    vs
    2024 Mazda
    CX-9
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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
    NA
    8.2
    0.0
    Based on the Polestar Polestar 3
    Based on the Mazda CX-9 SPORT (FWD)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    NA
    72L - 74L
    605 to 651 km
    Warranty
    5 year - 8 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $132,900 - $159,620
    $47,600 - $74,400
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    CarExpert's Take

    NA
    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

    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

    • Megapixel HD LED Headlights (+$3,900)
    • Metallic Paint (+$2,600)
    • Nappa Leather Upholstery (+$9,750)
    • Towbar - Electric (+$3,770)
    • Metallic Paint (+$695)
    • Metallic Paint Special (+$695)

    Colours Available

    Magnesium is standard, with the following finishes a $2000 option:

    • Snow (white)
    • Thunder (grey)
    • Jupiter (bronze)
    • Midnight (blue)
    • Space (black)

    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
    ELECTRICTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    -2488
    Size (L)
    0.02.5L
    Induction
    NOT APPLICABLETURBO 4
    Camshaft
    NOT APPLICABLEDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    -16
    Power
    360kW - 380kW170kW
    Power RPM
    -5000
    Torque
    820Nm - 910Nm420Nm
    Torque RPM
    -2000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    -10.5

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