The new 2018 Mazda CX-9 is the latest SUV model that comes from the Japanese manufacturer, and which aims to settle at the top of the crossover SUV market. By getting a slight aesthetic overhaul, and by being larger and more comfortable, the new 2018 CX-9 looks like something every crossover SUV aficionado would like to have. Alongside these improvements, the vehicle will also receive a new braking and suspension system. As well as more power under the hood and an enhanced driving control.
2018 Mazda CX-9 – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
The most obvious feature of the exterior of the new 2018 Mazda CX-9, is the much more sporty and aggressive, yet lean look. It clearly draws inspiration from the older Mazda CX-5, as well as Infiniti QX 70. The body and the edges are distinguished by clean, elegant lines, so as to provide a pleasant impression. The front of the vehicle is characterized by an enlarged grille, alongside new and slimmer headlights.
The tail and head lights sport the latest LED technology, while the front bumper is equipped with the latest fog lights. To reinforce the strong look, the new CX-9 can also come equipped with optional 20 inch tires. With a redesigned front grille, a slopped back end, and new bumpers, the new SUV from Mazda will most certainly satisfy those interested in aerodynamic lines and features.
Those particularly interested in the interior of the new 2018 Mazda CX-9 will be pleased to hear that it is considerably more spacious. As well as luxurious, when compared to previous models. In order to provide maximum comfort for the driver and the passengers. This SUV comes equipped with highly comfortable seats, made of brick – tinted Nappa natural leather. And interiors covered in high quality materials and leather.
When it comes to the tech equipment and features offered, the vehicle will incorporate an 8 inch touch screen display infotainment system. Also, a 12 – speaker Bose stereo system, alongside a SiriusXM satellite radio, and a 3 – zone automated climate control system. For safety measures, the vehicle comes equipped with a high – end stability control, air – layer protection bags, ActiSense system, a rollover warning, an automatic back-view mirror, as well as an automatized parking brake, lane – keeping support, and lane – departure warning.
2018 Mazda CX-9 – Engine and Performance
The new Mazda CX-9 2018 comes equipped with a new 2.5-liter Inter cooled Turbo regular unleaded I-4 engine. It is capable of producing 227 hp at 5000 rpm. The max torque the engine can produce is rated at 310 lb -ft at 2000 rpm. To go alongside the engine, the new Mazda comes equipped with a standard six – speed automatic transmission. And an all – wheel, or front – wheel drive. It is estimated that the new CX-9 will be able to go from 0 to 62 mph in 7.2 seconds. The fuel economy is also reportedly good. It is rated at 22 mpg in city conditions and 28 mpg in highway conditions.
2018 Mazda CX-9 – Price and Release Date
The exact release date for the 2018 Mazda CX-9 hasn’t been confirmed yet. However, it is expected that the vehicle will become available in mid to late 2017. The price is expected to be around 28.000$ for the base model, and more than 45.000$ for premium models.