Chevrolet Traverse vs. Mazda CX-9

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$29,930
$32,280 - $34,080

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.61 / 5
67 Reviews
4.17 / 5
6 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 hp
227 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L V6 SIDI VVT (310 hp [232.0 kW] @ 6800 rpm 266 lb
3.6L V6 SIDI VVT
2.5L SKYACTIV

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
41 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.3 in.
39.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.4 in.
39.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40 in.
38.5 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

AC

AC

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P255/65R18
P255/60HR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120.9 in.
115.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39 ft.
38.8 ft.

Length

Length
204.3 in.
199.4 in.

Width

Width
78.6 in.
77.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 hp
227 hp

Torque

Torque
266 ft. lbs.
310 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
150 lbs.
350 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19.4 gal.
19 - 19.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
23 mpg
23 - 25 mpg

City

City
18 mpg
20 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 mpg
26 - 28 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire-Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Traverse
Mazda CX-9

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility - i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicles
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
8
7

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4
7.4 - 7.7

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 mpg.
23 - 24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 mpg.
20 - 22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 mpg.
26 - 28 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs.
350 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs.
350 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V6
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
3.6L/217
2.5 L/152

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69
3.49

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31
1.99

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
3.01
1.45

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
2.44
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92
0.71

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44
0.60

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.96
3.99

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.49
4.41

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170
150

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P255/65R18
P255/60HR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P255/65R18
P255/60HR18

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
T135/70R18
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 in.
18 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 in.
18 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
18 in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.0 ft.
38.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.4 gal.
19 - 19.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.3 in.
39.3 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
41 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
62.1 in.
57.9 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
58.1 in.
56.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40 in.
38.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.4 in.
39.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
62.2 in.
58.1 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
56.9 in.
57.4 in.

Third Head Room

Third Head Room
38.2 in.
35.4 in.

Third Leg Room

Third Leg Room
33.5 in.
29.7 in.

Third Shoulder Room

Third Shoulder Room
57.5 in.
53.1 in.

Third Hip Room

Third Hip Room
48.5 in.
40.1 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120.9 in.
115.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
204.3 in.
199.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.6 in.
77.5 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
70.7 in.
67.6 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
67.3 in.
65.3 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
67 in.
65.2 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
98.2 ft³.
71.2 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
57.8 ft³.
38.2 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
23.0 ft³.
14.4 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Traverse
CX-9

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Sport Utility
Intermediate Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.6
2.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4