Will be available in four trim levels.
Mazda has priced the all-new 2016 Mazda CX-9 from US$31,520 in the American market. Set to go on sale in late-Spring, the second generation Mazda CX-9 will be available stateside in four trim levels: Sport, Touring, Grand Touring and Signature.
The 2016 Mazda CX-9 Sport's standard equipment includes LED headlights, LED taillights, 18-inch wheels, electronic parking brake, Mazda Connect infotainment system with Commander rotary control and a 7-inch color display, reversing camera and trailer stability assist. There's an optional Sport Package which adds heated front seats with power adjustment for the driver's seats and heated door mirrors.
The 2016 Mazda CX-9 Touring trim level adds Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, HomeLink garage door openers, Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry System, power liftgate, auto-dimming rearview mirror, black- or sand-colored leather seats, power adjustment for front seats and an 8-inch touchscreen display for the Mazda Connect infotainment system.
Customers willing for more features in this trim level can opt for the Touring Premium Package which adds automatic on/off headlights, LED foglights, sunroof rain-sensing wipers, second-row retractable sunshades, reversing camera, satellite navigation, 12-speaker BOSE audio system, SiriusXM satellite radio and automatic Smart City Brake Support.
The 2016 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring benefits from 20-inch wheels, roof rails, adaptive headlights, high-beam control, radar cruise control with autonomous braking, head-up display, aluminum interior trim, memory settings on the driver's seat, lane-departure warning and lane-keep assist.
The 2016 Mazda CX-9 Signature's highlights include LED signature accent grille lighting, usage of Auburn-colored Nappa leather and rosewood supplied by Japanese guitar-maker Fujigen for the interior and LED accent lighting around the automatic gearshift lever.
Under the hood, there's a new 2.5-liter SKYACTIV-G turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine that churns out 227 hp on 87-octane gasoline/250 hp on 93-octane gasoline and 310 lb.-ft. (420 Nm) of torque. The turbocharged engine is linked to the SKYACTIV-DRIVE 6-speed automatic transmission as standard. Drivetrain configuration choices include front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. The Signature trim level comes with all-wheel drive as standard, while the other trim levels can be had with the same for US$1,800 extra.