Are you debating between purchasing a Mazda CX-9 or a Toyota Highlander? In this side-by-side comparison of the 2023

The 2023 Toyota Highlander produces more horsepower than the 2023 Mazda CX-9 in terms of performance.

 It has two available engines: a 2.5-liter four-cylinder hybrid and a turbocharged 2.4-liter inline-four with 265 hp each

In contrast, the 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder turbocharged engine in every CX-9 model delivers 227 horsepower.

The Highlander Hybrid can get up to 36 combined mpg in comparison to the completely gas-powered

 It can tow a maximum of 5,000 pounds as opposed to the CX-9's 3,500 pounds.

The Highlander and CX-9 are both secure automobiles. Both midsize SUVs received the highest IIHS rating

the Top Safety Pick+ designation, for the preceding model year.

The internal space of the Highlander is larger than that of the CX-9. It has a maximum cargo volume of 84.3 cu ft

Both the Highlander and CX-9 offer a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty as well as a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty 

However, the Highlander features a free maintenance programme with two years or 25,000 miles of coverage

 The 2023 CX-9's MSRP starts at $38,750 for the Touring trim and goes as high as $48,460 for the Signature trim.

In this midsize SUV comparison between the 2023 Toyota Highlander and 2023 Mazda CX-9

This offers benefits for dependability, performance, fuel efficiency, towing, passenger and cargo space