Dodge Journey vs. Mazda CX-9

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.25 / 5
4 Reviews
4.17 / 5
6 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
173 hp
227 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L I4 DOHC 16V Dual 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

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.8 in.
41 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.8 in.
39.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.1 in.
39.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.9 in.
38.5 in.

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

AUX Input

AUX Input

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/65TR17
P255/60HR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113.8 in.
115.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.5 ft.
38.8 ft.

Length

Length
192.4 in.
199.4 in.

Width

Width
72.2 in.
77.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3818 lbs.
4217 - 4383 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
173 hp
227 hp

Torque

Torque
166 ft. lbs.
310 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
1000 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 lbs.
350 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
20.5 gal.
19 - 19.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
22 mpg
23 - 25 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
20 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
26 - 28 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

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

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Dodge Journey
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
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
7
7

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
123.7 ft³.
135.1 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3818 lbs.
4217 - 4383 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

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

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

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

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
1000 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.4 L/144
2.5 L/152

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
4
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84
3.49

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57
1.99

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.45

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.21
3.99

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.28
4.41

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

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

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160
150

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/65TR17
P255/60HR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/65TR17
P255/60HR18

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 6.5 in.
18 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 6.5 in.
18 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

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

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
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

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in.
12.6 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.9 in.
12.8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

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

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.8 in.
39.3 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.8 in.
41 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.5 in.
57.9 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
53.8 in.
56.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.9 in.
38.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.1 in.
39.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.9 in.
58.1 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
54.4 in.
57.4 in.

Third Head Room

Third Head Room
37.7 in.
35.4 in.

Third Leg Room

Third Leg Room
23.4 in.
29.7 in.

Third Shoulder Room

Third Shoulder Room
43.5 in.
53.1 in.

Third Hip Room

Third Hip Room
40 in.
40.1 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113.8 in.
115.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
192.4 in.
199.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
66.6 in.
67.6 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.8 in.
65.3 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.3 in.
65.2 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
41.4 in.
40.2 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
33.1 in.
30.3 in.

Liftover Height

Liftover Height
30.8 in.
31.7 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
67.6 ft³.
71.2 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
37 ft³.
38.2 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
10.7 ft³.
14.4 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Journey
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
2.4
2.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4