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2017 Mazda CX-9View 2019 Model Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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2017 Mazda CX-9 Overview (See Available Styles)

  • Three-row, 7-passenger midsize SUV
  • Front- and all-wheel drive options
  • Standard 7-inch multimedia touchscreen
The 2017 Mazda CX-9 is a midsize SUV that seats up to seven passengers across three rows. It competes with the Ford Explorer, Toyota Highlander, and Honda Pilot. This year, it remains largely unchanged.


Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, and Signature.

The CX-9 is a sleek, stylish crossover that adheres to Mazda’s current “Kodo” design direction. The front-end features sporty headlights, a bold, crest-shaped grille, and a minimalistic lower fascia. Elegant bodylines subtly flow from front to rear. Standard LEDs for the headlights, daytime running lamps, and taillights give the CX-9 a more premium look. Other standard features include power/heated side mirrors with LED turn-signal indicators, a dual-pipe exhaust system, a rear spoiler, and 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels. Adaptive headlights, LED fog lights, unique grille accent lighting, a power moonroof, a power liftgate, and 20-inch aluminum alloy wheels are available as well.

Under the hood
  • Standard 250-hp, turbocharged 2.5-liter 4-cylinder SKYACTIV engine
  • Standard six-speed automatic transmission
  • 310 pounds-feet of torque
  • Standard front-wheel drive (FWD)
  • Optional all-wheel drive (AWD)
  • Fuel economy for the CX-9 is an EPA-estimated 21/27 mpg city/highway.
Inside, the CX-9 has an upscale cloth interior with a 60/40-split folding second-row seat and a 50/50-split folding third-row seat. Maximum cargo capacity is 71.2 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down. The standard Mazda Connect infotainment system housed in the center stack includes a 7-inch display, a Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio, and a dual USB port. It can be upgraded with a larger 8-inch display, an integrated navigation system, and a Bose premium audio system. Tri-zone automatic climate control, power windows/locks, cruise control, remote keyless entry, push-button start, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel come standard. Nappa leather upholstery, unique rosewood inlay, aluminum trim, and power/heated front seats are also available.

Standard safety features include a backup camera and a tire pressure monitoring system. Available active safety features include blind spot warning, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and prevention, automatic high-beam headlights and forward collision warning with automatic braking.

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 20 - 22 MPG
  • Highway: 26 - 28 MPG

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:

41 of 46 (89%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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