2015 Mazda CX-9, the 7 seat full-sized crossover SUV is coming in a redesigned fresh look. There are changes to the outer body and some interior trip expected in this 2015 Mazda CX-9. There are rumors on a redo of the grille and Headlamp/foglamp brackets and the lamps themselves AKA the LED enhancements.
2015 Mazda CX-9 chassis, body & exterior redesign:
2015 Mazda CX 9 is one crossover that sits pretty wide and low on the tarmac for a good ride and handling of a sedan. The much expected SUV changes are coming soon in the new release. There a new colors expected, along with tail lamp cluster redesign. Some new wheel and alloy options can also be see when the final design hits the sales outlets. Mazda is expected to keep some colors while adding/changing few to up-tone the looks. This will depend on past customer feedback and demand.
There is plenty of technology behind this vehicle. Standard advanced front air bags, front side-impact air bags, side-impact air curtains, Dynamic Stability Control & Roll Stability Control.Rearview backup camera option, Rear parking sensors, Blind Spot Monitoring System and Rear Cross-traffic Alert are some features you can expect with the 2015 Mazda CX 9. All wheel discs with ABS can be expected on 18 and 20 inches wheel on the sports/touring and GT models respectively.
2015 Mazda CX-9 interior and comforts
The flat looking interiors are quite well built and comfortable, there is space for 7 passengers in comfort. The two trim color options settle down on the looks well. There are a host of features which vary on model version. Some of the notable features besides the 5.8″ color touchscreen display and the optional Bose package are: Tri-zone climate control, cruise control, rear camera option, backup sensor option, illuminated entry, tilt & telescopic steering. Three power sockets keep your phones and tablets at full charge while there is enough stowage space to carry your stuff around on a long drive. The driver’s seat is 6 way manual, with 4 way manual for front passenger in base option. 8 way driver power adjustment and 4 way power for from passenger is standard in Touring and the GT. other features include heated front seats, leather appointed steering and shift knob.[ad code=5]
Then there are options and features around the in-car entertainment system ranging from auto phone text reply, the sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth and handsfree, navigation system and pandora internet radio. Overall a fully loaded car if you choose the GT version.
2015 Mazda CX-9 Engine/Transmission
The engine available will be the current Ford Cyclone 273-hp (270 lb-ft torque @ 4250 rpm), 3.7L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine with 6-speed Sport automatic transmission. There is option for either a Front-wheel drive (FWD) or Active Torque Split AWD version. The 2WD vehicle returns a 17/24 MPG, while the AWD model delivers a 16/22 MPG mileage efficiency. The Aluminum alloy engine has enough grunt to sprint up the 4559 lbs vehicle instantly. you can check the wiki here
2015 Mazda CX-9 release date & Price
The 2015 CX-9 is expected to be released soon, yet the date is not final. We should hear about the new one rolling off the factory somewhere around the holiday season. The price of this car should be in the ballpark range of US $ 30,000-35,000
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Over to you:
What is your opinion about this new car? What factors would you consider while making a purchase on this crossover? will you consider another model over it? share your thoughts please!
Strengths of the CX-9
- 2015 Mazda CX-9 is compact and well planted crossover
- Interiors could be more interesting
- facelift, not a complete new design