2017 Ford Explorer vs 2017 Mazda CX-9

If you’re looking for an SUV with powerful and efficient engine options, a spacious and comfortable interior, responsive and easy-to-drive handling and an extensive list of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features, you need look no further than the 2017 Ford Explorer, which we have right here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL.

The new Ford Explorer sits comfortably at the head of the SUV class, which you can easily see by comparing it to the competition. To see what we mean, let’s check out the 2017 Ford Explorer versus the 2017 Mazda CX-9 in a head-to-head model comparison. As you’ll see, Ford SUVs are always the right choice, and the 2017 Ford Explorer is one of the main reasons that statement rings so true.

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2017 Ford Explorer VS 2017 Mazda CX-9
290 HP Horsepower 227 HP
21.0 ft.3 Cargo Capacity (Seats in Place) 14.4 ft.3
81.7 ft.3 Max Cargo Space 71.2 ft.3
171.3 ft.3 Total Interior Volume 149.5 ft.3

2017 Ford Explorer: More Power, More Passenger Space and More Cargo Capacity

You can see right off the bat that the 2017 Ford Explorer utterly and completely outclasses and outperforms the 2017 Mazda CX-9 in terms of horsepower. What else would you call it when the new Ford Explorer offers 290 horsepower and the new Mazda CX-9 offers only 227 horsepower?

And you’re not just getting more horsepower with the 2017 Ford Explorer, either. Choosing it over the 2017 Mazda CX-9 means you’re getting a lot more passenger and cargo space, too, thanks to the new Ford Explorer providing 21 cubic-feet of cargo capacity when its seats are in place, 81.7 cubic-feet of maximum cargo space and 171.3 cubic-feet of total interior volume, whereas the new Mazda CX-9 can only provide 14.4 cubic-feet of cargo capacity when the seats are in place, 71.2 cubic-feet of maximum cargo space and 149.5 cubic-feet of total interior volume.

For more on the 2017 Ford Explorer and everything that comes along with it, please get in touch with our friendly Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.

2017 Ford Explorer front interior driver dash and display audio
2017 Ford Explorer front interior passenger space
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