Here is a comparison of two fiercely competing full-sized three-row crossovers from 2022: the Mazda CX-9 and Honda Pilot.

The three-row SUV class stands out as a perfect example of a competitive market with several hard-hitting rivals.

Both the Honda Pilot and Mazda CX-9 stand out among competing models by offering appealing but distinctive packages

The entry-level 2022 Honda Pilot Sport costs $39,000, and the base Mazda CX-9 Sport costs roughly $37,000

These prices are comparable to those of the previous 2022 versions.

This puts them on par with reputable competitors like the Kia Telluride and Hyundai Palisade. 

In terms of three-row SUVs, speed isn't necessary a goal, but it's still important to consider the vehicles' performance potential. 

With a 6-speed automatic gearbox, the 2.5-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine in the Mazda CX-9 generates

The 2022 CX-9 has AWD as standard and has a respectable 0-to-60 mph time of 7.0 seconds.

For individuals who are not happy with such figures, the 2022 Honda Pilot offers a big improvement.

A 9-speed automatic transmission and a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 280 hp and 262 pound-feet of torque

The 2022 Mazda CX-9 does experience a minor increase in fuel efficiency because to its smaller engine