Mazda Company has finally decided to introduce the second generation of its will known and great selling crossover. It is a 2017 Mazda CX-9.
Exterior and improvements
The new 2017 Mazda CX-9 will receive great exterior and interior changes and a powerful SkyActiv powertrain. It is going to be more powerful, lighter and it will show better fuel efficiency. Its design is inspired by Kodo design language and the interior will receive premium materials. When it comes to exterior, new Mazda will be significantly revised. It will have long hood and will be well-proportioned. We will notice changes all over the body. The front fascia will feature slender headlamps, larger and redesigned grille and new bumper. The center intake will be wide and with vertical chrome inserts. On the rear end, we will notice refreshed slim tail lamps. It will ride on either 18- or 20-inch wheels. New CX-9 will be offered in seven exterior colors. Those are Soul Red, Showflake White Pearl, Sonic Silver, Jet Black, Deep Crystal Blue, Machine Grey and Titanium Flash.
Design of interior
2017 Mazda CX-9 will get more luxurious, comfortable and modern cabin. It will feature premium materials such as Nappa leather. We will notice nice aluminum and wood accents which will make it more elegant and warmer. A seven- or eight-inch touch screen display will be placed on the center of the dashboard. As for the equipment, it will feature UBS, Bluetooth, Bose premium audio system with 12 speaker and so on. New Mazda will be safer as well. It will get Blind spot monitoring, Lane-keep assist, lane departure warning etc.
2017 Mazda CX-9 engine
Under the hood of 2017 Mazda CX-9 will be placed more powerful engine. It is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder SkyActive engine. It will be able to deliver 250 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. The engine is coupled to a six-speed automatic transmission. It will be offered with FWD and AWD systems. Its top speed is 130 mph. It will be able to hit 60 mph in 7 seconds.
Release date and price
2017 Mazda CX-9 will hit the market later this year. As for the price, it is expected to be around $31,000 for the base model.