2013 Mazda CX-9
The 2013 Mazda CX-9 is a large-size seven-passenger crossover SUV that has an attractive design, a higher equipment level and good off-road capabilities. The 2013 CX-9 is Mazda’s largest car in the U.S. and competes with Honda Pilot, Chevrolet Traverse, Nissan Pathfinder, Ford Explorer and Toyota Highlander.
The 2013 Mazda CX-9 is offered in Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trims. The Sport model comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, cruise control, a roof spoiler, a trip computer, full power accesories, three-zone automatic climate control, cloth upholstery, a tilt-and-telescoping leather-wrapped steering wheel, a 5.8-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity and a six-speaker sound system with a CD player and USB interface. The heated mirrors, heated front seats and an eight-way power-adjustable driver seat are available as options.
The 2013 Mazda CX-9 Touring adds leather upholstery, automatic headlights, a blind-spot monitoring system, a four-way adjustable front passenger seat, rear parking sensors and a rearview camera. The Grand Touring model adds 20-inch wheels, LED running lights, bi-xenon headlights, foglights, a power liftgate, automatic wipers, keyless ignition, keyless entry, driver-seat memory functions, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and upgraded interior trim. Exclusive to the Grand Touring is an optional rear-seat DVD entertainment system.
The 2013 Mazda CX-9 is powered by a 3.7-liter DOHC VVT V6 engine that produces 273 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. The only transmission available is a 6-speed electronically controlled with Adaptive Shift Logic and Sport-Shift mode automatic transmission. The buyers can choose between front-wheel drive or Active Torque Splite all-wheel drive.
The 2013 Mazda CX-9’s safety features include antilock disc brakes, stability control, front-seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags and active head restraints.