The all-new 2016 Mazda CX-9 is finally here. The midsize crossover SUV that made its debut way back in 2006 has been retooled. Like you might expect, it’s nothing like other vehicles in its class. Its got three rows of seating and the handling ability that would remind you more of the smaller Mazda CX-5 crossover.
How many passengers can the 2016 Mazda CX-9 fit?
The 2016 Mazda CX-9 can seat eight adult passengers. 2016 Mazda CX-9 seating capacity maintains three rows of seats where passengers can enjoy the intricate design, exquisite craftsmanship and premium materials of the CX-9.
The ride in the 2016 CX-9 has improved dramatically. Mazda has added 53 pounds of sound deadening equipment under the second and third-rows of seating. Mazda boasts that the CX-9 has become one of the quietest rides in its class. Noise levels have been effectively been reduced by 12 percent. Mazda was able to add extra sound dampening materials was because the 2016 CX-9 has lost quite a bit of weight.
Similarly to the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, which shed a couple hundred pounds, the CX-9 is more efficient and easier to handle than ever. The midsize SUV boasts agile handling ability, tight steering, and a responsive powertrain. In addition to the weight loss, the 2016 Mazda CX-9 features a 2.5-liter direct injection SKYACTIV-T turbo engine.
There’s more to the 2016 Mazda CX-9
The SKYACTIV-T engine has made its debut in the 2016 Mazda CX-9. Not only will the turbo charged engine provide plenty of giddy up, but it will also greatly enhance fuel efficiency. The fuel efficiency of the Mazda CX-9 has been improved by 20 percent, a big number in an SUV category that is growing in size.
The all-new 2016 Mazda CX-9 will be available at dealerships like Serra Mazda in the Spring of 2016. To be one of the first to test drive the cherry on top of the all-new Mazda lineup, talk to our team at Serra Mazda today!