The 2016 Mazda CX-9 is an alternative to the 2016 Mazda CX-5, its a medium crossover SUV that can carry seven people in comfort. However, the model is quite old and although it has been facelifted back in 2013, can not match the new vehicles in its class. For this there is a need for a new car and that will be the 2016 Mazda CX-9. Over the past generation, the new type is going to accept the style of SKYACTIV, which means that the body, engine and interior complete all work in harmony. The Mazda CX-9 is expected to be approximately 400 pounds lighter as a result of improvements made to its chassis and thanks to the use of lightweight materials and the old engine will be replaced with a fuel much more efficient.
2016 Mazda CX-9 Interior
Inside of the 2016 Mazda CX-9 is going to keep the seven seats layout so it will be as open and comfortable as before. However, the dashboard and the overall look of the car are going to be updated with a new look and debuted new 2016 Mazda CX-3 and 2016 Mazda CX-5. As far as the exterior goes, we really can not say very much about it mainly because there is no official real picture of it just yet. However, if we want to look at the Mazda CX-3 or even the Mazda CX-5 and it is safe to conclude that the new 2016 Mazda CX-9 is going to adopt a very similar design lamps integrated into the bumper and a more fluid design. The size of a large car is going to be kept in order to allow you to carry enough luggage to its seven passengers.
2016 Mazda CX-9 Engine
For 2016 Mazda CX-9, 3.7-liter V6 now should be discontinued and replaced with a brand new SKYACTIV engine. There is still no word on what this might be, but in the opinion of the general trend dismantling, we may see a 2.5-liter turbocharged inline 4 SKYACTIV motor which could provide in excess of 300 horses and 350 lb-ft of torque. Another contender would be the EcoBoost 2.7-liter but by Mazda is the withdrawal of their Ford engine range, the SKYACTIV small would be the obvious choice. Just like before, the four-wheel drive system will be a standard feature so you go to a new 6-speed automatic gearbox.
2016 Mazda CX-9 Safety
The 2016 Mazda CX-9 comes standard with the greenhouse disc brakes, stability and traction control, front- seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. Touring and Grand Touring models add a suite of electronic driving aids that include blind-spot monitoring, rear parking sensors, a rear cross-traffic alert system and rearview camera.
2016 Mazda CX-9 Price
The 2016 Mazda CX-9 price base will remain unchanged so expect at least $32,000 base model, the fair value for such a large car. The main competitors for 2016 Mazda CX-9 will be the Toyota Highlander, Honda Pilot, Nissan Pathfinder and Ford Explorer.