Review: 2018 Mazda CX-9

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The 2018 Mazda CX-9 is a game changer for the midsize SUV class. This SUV brings home superior scores for safety, has excellent fuel efficiency for its size, all paired with an upscale cabin area.

This sporty handling SUV is calling all Kansas City looking for a new vehicle that has it all. Give us a call at Premier Mazda in Kansas City to set up an appointment to check out the 2018 Mazda CX-9.


The engine inside the 2018 Mazda CX-9 is a 2.5 liter inline 4 paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The power under the hood equips the CX-9 with 250 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. The EPA estimates that the fuel efficiency for the 2018 CX-9 is 20/26 MPG city/highway, and 23 MPG combined.

Comfort and Convenience

The 2018 Mazda CX-9 is equipped with the features drivers desire, allowing for a comfortable ride. The CX-Sport trim comes standard with three-zone climate control and the MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment system. The system has a multifunction commander control, Bluetooth, voice command, radio broadcast data, AHA Radio, Pandora radio, Sticher radio, SMS text function, and E911 emergency notification. On the CX-9 touring trim, your infotainment screen will be upgraded to an 8-inch touchscreen display.

On the 2018 Mazda CX-9, the Grand Touring model includes Bose Centerpoint2 Surround Sound audio with AudioPilot and 12 speakers, an HD radio, MAZDA NAVIGATION™, and Sirius XM Radio.


The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ranked the 2018 Mazda CX-9 as the 2018 Top Safety Pick. The CX-9 brought home the best possible scores in all crashworthiness categories and crash avoidance and mitigation. These awards assure that the 2018 CX-9 will be a safe bet for drivers.

Each model of the CX-9 has different safety features that enhance the protection the Cx-9 will provide drivers. On the Sport model of the CX-9 standard features include LED exterior lighting for superior visibility, a rearview camera, Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Smart City Brake Support, and hill launch assist.

On Base models of the 2018 CX-9, available options include high beam control, automatic headlights, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go, rain sensing wipers, and smart brake support. If you opt for the 2018 CX-9 Signature model, the vehicle has added front and rear sensors.


Starts at $32,130 MSRP

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