Mazda

Mazda CX-9

Price $40,550 – $52,550
Fuel consumption 9.1 – 11.6 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 73%(view ratings)
The Mazda CX-9 is motivated by a turbocharged 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine that generates up to 250 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque when using premium gasoline. The interior can accommodate six or seven passengers depending on the configuration. Similar to most vehicles in the segment, this midsize crossover boasts a number of advanced safety features along with connectivity apps such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Need to tow? Maximum capacity is 3,500 pounds.

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Test Drives2022 Mazda CX-9: Is the New CX-90 Coming Yet?
The original Mazda CX-9 debuted exactly 15 years ago. While a V6 engine used to sit under the hood, a turbocharged four-cylinder mill has powered the second generation of the three-row midsize crossover since 2016. Time has now taken its toll and a serious revamp is in order if Mazda …
Pre-owned vehiclesMazda's Crystal Red Paint Under Fire
Mazda has been trying to address its rust problems for over a decade, but the automaker's reputation in this regard has suffered a great deal and many buyers are reluctant to buy Mazda vehicles because of that. If you're concerned about a used Mazda's body health, rest assured that you …
Test Drives2021 Mazda CX-9 Review: The Driver’s Family SUV
Following extensive updates to the Dodge Durango for 2021 and the reveal of the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder , the Mazda CX-9 ends up being one of the oldest SUVs on the market along with the Honda Pilot . Both were last redesigned in 2016, but still prove quite competent and …
Test Drives2020 Mazda CX-9: This is Why Modern SUVs are so Appealing
SUVs are more popular than ever. In 2019, about half of the 1.9 million new light-duty vehicles purchased by Canadians were SUVs. A quarter of those were affordable midsize models such as the Mazda CX-9 , a Japanese contender that may not show up high on sales charts but still …
Test Drives2019 Mazda CX-9: The Gymnast
For mainstream brands, successfully selling a midsize, three-row SUV isn’t an easy task. The average number of children in North-American families isn’t rising, so the need for such a big vehicle isn’t always justified. And each model in this segment must battle about ten competitors. The number is about to …
Test Drives2017 Mazda CX-9: Style and Agility
The second-generation CX-9, introduced last year, picked up where the first generation left off in regards to driving dynamics, but adopted a new SKYACTIV powertrain to replace the old, not-too-frugal V6 engine. It also boasts new styling that looks rich, refined and very European, as Mazda arguably is the Japanese …
Test Drives2017 Mazda CX-9: (Finally) Stepping out of the Shadows
For the second generation of its seven-passenger SUV, Mazda has opted for a “small” turbocharged four-cylinder engine. It chose this powertrain for the sake of fuel economy, while the competition is still relying on V6 engines. A risky strategy? Let’s take a closer look. Please check out of photo gallery …

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NewsThird of Midsize SUVs Fail IIHS’ New Side Crash Test
Following compact SUVs last fall, midsize SUVs were recently submitted to the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s new side crash test, which aims to address higher-speed collisions that continue to cause fatalities on North American roads. While the former failed miserably, how did their bigger counterparts perform? A lot …
NewsMazda Announces 5 New SUVs, 3 Headed to Canada
Mazda has quite a surprise today for the SUV- and crossover-obsessed: between 2022 and 2023 the company will launch five new models including the Mazda CX-50, CX-60, CX-70, CX-80 and CX-90. “We aim to offer customers a diverse choice of SUVs able to provide both the driving pleasure and the …
News2022 Mazda CX-5 Gets Fresh Look, Standard AWD
Mazda has announced that its popular CX-5 compact SUV will now come standard with i-Activ all-wheel drive in Canada. The change is effective with the 2022 model year. In the U.S., the Mazda CX-3 , CX-30 and CX-9 will also get AWD as standard. Remember, Mazda wants to position itself …
NewsMazda CX-5, CX-9 Get Pleasant Updates for 2021.5 Model Year
Mazda ’s 2022 models will arrive in late summer or in the fall, but before that the company is making some changes to two of its popular products. As part of a mid-year update, the 2021.5 CX-5 and CX-9 both get extra tech starting with a standard 10.25-inch centre display …
NewsThe Mazda CX-9 Gets Two New Models for 2021
Mazda has lightly modernized its CX-9 for 2021, and added two special edition models to the lineup. The new Kuro Edition sits just above the GT version in the range. It stands out thanks to its Polymetal Grey or Jet Black exterior paint, as well as its black mirrors, black …
News2020 Mazda CX-9 Gets New Weapons to Face the Onslaught
The 2020 Mazda CX-9 had no choice but to respond. The current generation was introduced for the 2016 model year and a few upgrades were made three years later, but look at all the new or redesigned three-row midsize SUVs hitting the market for 2020: Kia Telluride , Hyundai Palisade …
NewsAJAC Announces its 2019 Canadian Car of the Year Category Winners
During the Montreal International Auto Show, The Automobile Journalist Association of Canada revealed its category winners of its 2019 Canadian Car of The Year program. In the Small Car category, the 2019 Kia Forte took the title, and AJAC journalists gave it the highest subjective value rating. It beat the …
NewsNew Features for the 2019 Mazda CX-9
Mazda is playing catch-up with its midsize SUV by introducing some comfort and convenience features for the 2019 model year. First and foremost, the 2019 Mazda CX-9 finally gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, now standard in every trim level. Meanwhile, the CX-9 GT trim adds a 360-degree camera …

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MOTORING TV: Premium Crossover of the Year for 2017
Motoring TV recently held it's 1 hour Car of the Year Special on the TSN network where we picked the best in class for 2017. Here are the nominees and winner for Premium Crossover. (This segment originally appeared on Motoring TV 2017 episode #6) …
Video Reviews
Review: 2016 Mazda CX-9
The CX-9 plays in one of the hottest segments in the business, and Mazda new it had to add more than fresh lipstick to the new model. So Mazda has made changes to the exterior, interior and the first turbocharged SkyActiv engine. Is it enough ? Graeme has a look.