From an affordable family vehicle to a luxurious Nappa leather-clad midsize SUV, the 2021 Mazda CX-9 does it all. The 2021 CX-9 is unlike any other three-row midsize SUV on the market, with its beautifully sleek design, high-end interior, and excellent drivability. The CX-9 is the pinnacle of the Mazda brand. Take a look.
Here’s our in-depth examination of the 2021 Mazda CX-9. It’ll show you want you can expect on the performance, infotainment, and safety side of things.
The 2021 Mazda CX-9, regardless of trim, has a 2.5-liter Skyactiv-G turbo-four. With regular fuel, it produces 227 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. Premium fuel boosts performance significantly, pumping out 250 horses and 320 lb-ft of torque. FWD is standard on the Sport, Touring, Carbon Edition, and Grand Touring trims. AWD is standard on the Signature trim and available on all others. FWD models get 22-city/28-highway mpg, while AWD models get 20-city/26-highway mpg.
Every 2021 CX-9 now comes with an upgraded 10.3-inch touchscreen to control the Mazda Connect infotainment system, as well as Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Bluetooth compatibility, an integrated Wi-Fi hotspot, and two USB ports (one input, one charging only). Wireless device charging, a 12-speaker Bose premium surround sound system, SiriusXM satellite radio, two extra USB ports, a 7-inch digital gauge cluster, and integrated GPS navigation are available.
No matter the trim, the 2021 CX-9 has plenty of safety features. The iActivsense suite includes forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking and pedestrian detection, blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert, lane departure warning with lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, and a rearview camera. There are some available drive assistive features as well, including front and rear parking sensors, reverse automatic emergency braking, a surround-view parking camera system, traffic sign recognition, driver attention monitoring, and adaptive headlights.
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