2016 Mazda CX-9 Review
What are the drivers of an SUV looking for? Here’s a quick overview:
- A spacious cabin with plenty of room for both cargo and passengers.
- Intelligent off-road systems that promote traction, stability, and control.
- A performance-oriented engine that delivers impressive horsepower and torque.
Does this sound like you? If so, you might want to consider the 2016 Mazda CX-9. This SUV satisfies all those requirements, and then some!
It’s with that in mind that our team at Ocean Mazda wrote this vehicle review for our customers in Doral, Miami, Hialeah, Kendall, and the other communities in southeastern Florida.
Don’t hesitate to call us or stop by our dealership if you have any questions.
Cargo Space & Passenger Dimensions
With the 2016 Mazda CX-9, you can customize the cabin to create three unique cargo layouts, depending on your needs.
If you keep all three rows of seats in place, you’ll have up to 14.4 cubic feet of cargo space. However, if you stow the third row, that figure will jump up to 38.2 cubic feet. And, if you collapse both rear rows, you’ll get a maximum cargo capacity of 71.3 cubic feet!
By this point, you’re probably thinking, “Wait, three rows of seats?” That’s right! The 2016 Mazda CX-9 can accommodate as many as seven people comfortably. Just how comfortably?
Well, everybody will have tons of head room: 39.3 inches for front-row passengers, 38.5 inches for second-row passengers, and 35.4 inches for third-row passengers.
Everybody will have ample room for their legs, too: 41 inches in the front, 39.4 inches in the back, and 29.7 inches in the way back.
Mazda CX-9: Off-Road Capabilities
One of the Mazda CX-9’s best features is its intelligent all-wheel drive system: predictive i-ACTIV AWD®.
This available software will monitor the totality of driving conditions, from braking patterns to throttle input to outside temperature, and more. Then, it’ll use this information to determine when all-wheel drive is necessary.
It’ll keep you upright and on track by distributing torque between the front and rear axles. Whether you’re facing rain, snow, ice, rock, sand, grass, or any other difficult terrain, Mazda’s available i-ACTIV AWD® has you covered.
Mazda CX-9: Powerful Engine
Here’s an overview of the crucial specifications for the 2016 Mazda CX-9’s standard engine:
- Type: SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L direct-injection 4-cylinder engine.
- Horsepower: 227 horsepower.
- Torque: 310 lb-ft of torque.
- Fuel efficiency: 22 MPG in the city and 28 MPG on the highway for front-wheel drive (FWD) models. 20 MPG in the city and 26 MPG on the highway for all-wheel drive (AWD) models.
Test Drive the 2016 Mazda CX-9 at Ocean Mazda
Now that you’ve had a preview of what the 2016 Mazda CX-9 can offer, perhaps you’d like to experience it for yourself.
If you live in Doral, Miami, Hialeah, Kendall, or any of the surrounding communities, you can test drive this SUV at Ocean Mazda. Just contact us if you’d like to schedule your test drive today.