2015MazdaCX-9

Mazda CX-9

After spending some time roaming the Hill Country of central Texas with Mazda's new Mazda6 and CX-5 with the 2.5-liter Skyactiv engine, I got a round with the redesigned CX-9 back in Michigan. The three-row Mazda crossover comes to court in the 2013 model year with the same 3.7-liter V6 engine…

- Reviewed by Seyth Miersma

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2015 Mazda CX-9
MSRP: $29,985 - $36,625
2014 Mazda CX-9
MSRP: $29,985 - $36,625
2013 Mazda CX-9
MSRP: $29,785 - $36,375
2012 Mazda CX-9
MSRP: $29,725 - $35,125
2011 Mazda CX-9
MSRP: $29,135 - $34,535
Next Mazda CX-9 to launch by 2016, could get turbo-four

Mazda has a lot going on these days, what with launching the new Mazda6 and Mazda3, with the new Mazda2 just around the corner. We know the new Miata is also on the way, and after that it looks like the next vehicle in its lineup due for an overhaul is the CX-9 crossover, due to launch by 2016. The move makes sense because the CUV is growing long in the tooth. It was first introduced in 2007 and was refreshed twice since then.
GM midsize SUVs lead IIHS safety tests, Honda Pilot disappoints [w/videos]

General Motors finally has something to celebrate about. The 2014 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain aced the latest round of small overlap front crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety among nine midsize SUVs, and they both scored a Top Safety Pick+ accolade. However, Honda, Mazda and Kia fared badly with their entries earning Poor ratings in the Overall safety category.
Feds investigating 2010-11 Mazda CX-9 CUVs over braking issues

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating 62,000, 2010-2011 Mazda CX-9 models over brake problems. The government safety watchdog says it has received seven complaints of an observed loss of power braking power to stop the crossover, according to the The Detroit News.
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2013 Mazda CX-9
$20,994 / 29,096 miles / NJ
2012 Mazda CX-9
$22,494 / 46,519 miles / NJ
2012 Mazda CX-9
$18,994 / 49,938 miles / NJ
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"Smooth is the defining word for this powertrain; the V-6 revs freely and the automatic changes gears without a hint of harshness. It's a level of refinement you'd expect on an expensive luxury car, not a SUV that goes for less than $40,000.
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