I’ll be honest; when I first laid my eyes on the 2016 Mazda CX-9 I fell in love. During the week of Thanksgiving I had the honor of test out the ride with my family. With it being Thanksgiving, we also celebrated my wife’s birthday also. I was able to take my family along with my son’s girlfriend around all weekend that included dinner, movie and to see Christmas lights. Before that week, my wife had her eyes set on another SUV to purchase, but after the week with the 2016 Mazda CX-9, she’s changed her mind. Below are some of the reasons your next family vehicle should be the 2016 Mazda CX-9. Thanks to Mazda and Drive Shop for the opportunity to test out this vehicle.
The 2016 Mazda CX-9 has not a new design, along with few impressive upgrades in order to enhance the driving experience. The three row crossover is one of the most popular vehicles manufactured by Mazda at the moment and it seems like they wanted to enhance its popularity by introducing a variety of new features to the 2016 Signature Edition. As per Mazda, the all new CX-9 has the potential to deliver a smoother,, quieter and a quicker ride to the users along with a more responsive power-train.
The interior specs of Mazda CX-9 delivers an entry level luxury feeling to the users. The two-tone red Nappa leather seats have enhanced the luxurious look and feel of the vehicle. Even though the leather heats are comfortable, they could get heated up during the summer time. The second row seats are comfortable as well and people are provided with enough leg space. As a result, taller passengers can easily travel in the second row seats without going through any hassle. You will be able to find a 14.4 cubic feet capacity behind the third seating row of Mazda CX-9.
The 2016 Mazda CX-9 Signature Edition comes along with heated front seats, blind spot monitor, universal garage door opener, auto dimming rear view mirror, key-less ignition, adjustable height stops and heated mirrors. The driver’s seat with 8-way power adjustable capability and Nappa leather upholstery has delivered a luxurious feel to the users. It has been provided with an 8 inch infotainment display, which is paired with two USB ports. Center armrest can be found in the second row as well. The other fascinating features that can be found in the Signature Edition include satellite radio, 12 speakers Bose Premium audio system, navigation system, additional interior lighting, aluminum interior trim, retractable sunshade for seats in the middle row, rear parking sensors, lane-keep assist, adaptive cruise control, sunroof, roof rails, automatic wipers and LED fog lights. It also comes along with 20 inch wheels.
The Signature Edition of Mazda CX-9 comes along with a 2.5L four cylinder turbo engine. It has the ability to produce 227 horsepower. Users can either use 87 octane or 93 octane gasoline for this SUV. However, users who expect the best performance out of the vehicle are encouraged to use 93 octane. It has been estimated that 2016 Mazda CX-9 can deliver a fuel economy of 21mpg in city and 27mpg in highway.
Mazda has maintained an excellent reputation throughout the past by manufacturing fun to drive vehicles. It can be applied to the 2016 Mazda CX-9 Signature Edition as well. The heads up display has received much attention out of the newly introduced features. The users will even be able to get a clear view of it with their glasses on. Therefore, Mazda CX-9 can be considered as an excellent family transporter available out there, which can deliver a luxury feel to the users.