2018 Mazda CX-9 is certainly long-awaited car on the auto market. Established tradition and reputation of Japanese manufacturer will not disappoint car lovers, for sure. This car is, without mistake, for drivers who like deluxe comfort and enjoyment behind wheel. The exterior and the design of the car is elegant. And, it has a classic charm of Mazda. With three rows of seats, all-wheel drive and attractive size, this model is, with no doubt, perfect car for the long road drive.
2018 Mazda CX-9 will have a little bit sportier and sophisticated look in comparison to the previous version. This car looks very modern since it has a slightly bigger grille, narrow headlamps and minivan appearance. As far as the conversation between costumers continues, this car suits the best to driving habits of midsize crossovers owners.
For now, its main rivals on the auto market would be: 2017 Nissan Pathfinder, 2018 Chevy Traverse, 2018 Honda Pilot, 2017 Dodge Durango etc.
2018 Mazda CX-9 engine and transmission
When it comes to a question of engine of 2018 Mazda CX-9 major change is a diesel option. It is assumed that this car will be able to create productivity of 250 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. With turbo diesel choice, it will deliver up to 173 horsepower and 310 pound feet of torque. It is also important that it will be paired with an automatic six-speed transmission with manual shifting mode. The standard version of front-wheel driving system will be optimized with four-wheeling driving system. It is realistic to expect fuel economy improvement. We can safely predict that the diesel engine will provide more additional buyers for this kind of vehicle.
External appearance and interior design
2018 Mazda CX-9 will have a very pleasurable outside design. We will notice it in its fine and pure exterior lines and curves. Comparing to the previous models from this line, this car will have longer wheel base. But, contrary to that a shorter, lower body.This vehicle will have five doors including the trunk door. It should be noted that the car headlights and taillights will be equipped with LED lighting. Also, the fog lights will be seated in the entrance of the fender.
Inside of 2018 Mazda CX-9 will come with the expected tech and safety equipment. It is almost certain that it will include the latest version of Mazdas Connect infotaiment system with either 7- or 8- inch display. The model also includes the latest version of adaptive cruise control and rear cross traffic alerts. It will also come with blind-spot monitoring, low-speed emergency braking, surround view, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, etc. Also, the navigation will be probably enhanced. The seats will be comfortable with fine fabrics. However, it is speculated that the space for rear seats and cargo will be arguably limited.
Release date and price
It is not yet clear when will new 2018 Mazda CX-9 appear on the market. However, predictions are that its release date will not be before the summer of 2017.
If there are no surprises left from the Automaker, the price should start from around $34 000.