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Battle of the Three-Row SUVs: Honda Pilot vs. Mazda CX-9 vs. Toyota Highlander

Battle of the Three-Row SUVs: Honda Pilot vs. Mazda CX-9 vs. Toyota Highlander
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In this thrilling episode of savagegeese, the team takes on the mighty challenge of comparing three of the most popular three-row SUVs on the market: the Honda Pilot, Mazda CX-9, and Toyota Highlander. With Jack mysteriously absent, the burden falls on the remaining members to dissect these family-friendly behemoths and determine which one reigns supreme.

Starting with the interior and exterior, the Honda Pilot impresses with its all-new design based on the MDX architecture. Its boxy and truck-like appearance exudes a commanding presence on the road, while the spacious and user-friendly interior ensures a comfortable and enjoyable driving experience. The Pilot's multi-tiered approach to door storage and ample USB connectivity make it a practical choice for families on the go.

Moving on to the Toyota Highlander, it takes the crown for being the largest vehicle in this lineup. Its upscale feel and design make it a formidable contender, although it may lack the nimbleness of its rivals. The Highlander boasts excellent second and third-row access, making it the ideal choice for those seeking maximum space. The updated infotainment system steals the show, offering superior usability and functionality compared to its competitors.

Finally, we come to the Mazda CX-9, a vehicle that oozes luxury without the hefty price tag. Mazda has truly gone the extra mile with the CX-9, delivering an exterior and interior that exude a wow factor. While it may not possess the German solidity, the CX-9's design and material choices elevate it to a whole new level. However, its rear-wheel-drive platform does come with some trade-offs, such as reduced usability in the center section and a smaller third row.

As the team embarks on their test drives, the differences in driving dynamics become apparent. The Toyota Highlander, with its soft suspension and emphasis on comfort, may not handle like a sports car, but it excels at providing a smooth and relaxed ride. On the other end of the spectrum, the Grand Highlander unleashes its power, delivering an exhilarating experience with its impressive torque and e-AWD system. The Honda Pilot strikes a balance between refinement and performance, offering a refined and quiet ride that is sure to please.

In the end, each of these three-row SUVs has its own strengths and weaknesses. The Honda Pilot impresses with its practicality and usability, the Toyota Highlander shines with its spaciousness and fuel efficiency, and the Mazda CX-9 stands out with its luxurious design and special feel. Choosing the ultimate winner among these titans of the road will ultimately come down to personal preferences and priorities.

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Viewer Reactions for SUVs Compared | Mazda CX-90 vs Honda Pilot vs Grand Highlander

  • Some users prefer the Mazda CX-90 for its design and driving dynamics, while others find it impractical for a family car.
  • The Honda Pilot is praised for its driving dynamics and reliability.
  • The Toyota Grand Highlander is favored for its spaciousness and boxy design.
  • Some users express concerns about the Mazda CX-90's issues and reliability.
  • The Honda Pilot is considered a good buy for its driving dynamics.
  • Users discuss the need for a third row in SUVs and the practicality of minivans.
  • Some users mention their personal experiences with Mazda and Honda vehicles.
  • The Volkswagen Atlas and Jeep Grand Cherokee L are mentioned as missing from the comparison.
  • Users comment on the influence of Savagegeese and their preference for certain brands.
  • The Mazda CX-90 is praised for its safety and looks, but criticized for its AWD system.
  • Some users express interest in a comparison between the BMW X7 and Mercedes GLS.
Battle of the Three-Row SUVs: Honda Pilot vs. Mazda CX-9 vs. Toyota Highlander
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Battle of the Three-Row SUVs: Honda Pilot vs. Mazda CX-9 vs. Toyota Highlander
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Battle of the Three-Row SUVs: Honda Pilot vs. Mazda CX-9 vs. Toyota Highlander
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Battle of the Three-Row SUVs: Honda Pilot vs. Mazda CX-9 vs. Toyota Highlander
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