Lasting Impression of Driving the 2021 Mazda CX-9

The category of SUVs has seen a significant change in the last few years, since a new body type named crossovers came into the picture. The crossovers are all into offering the users the best of both worlds, the roaring performance of an SUV and the comfort of a family compact car. The result of this medley was overwhelming, encouraging every leading auto maker to manufacture crossover models of their own to stay afloat the tight market competition.

Mazda being one of the prominent names that leads the automotive industry with its innovative ideas and self-made technologies launched their first crossover model named CX-9. The model series has been a successful venture since the beginning, and the current year having it in its list proves the point with ease, proudly announced the San Bernardino Mazda dealership.

Drive Components

The 2021 Mazda CX-9 model series is known for its bold performance abilities that includes superb handling prowess. With the release of the 2021 model year edition of the Mazda CX-9 series, the ones who love to take the seat behind the wheels and those who want to relish the ride, found a solution that will make them happy alike. The sharpened performance tweaks that rest much on the powerful engines and easily maneuverable transmissions got some more advanced features under the hood and he carriage to handle every drive challenge with a boosted level of confidence.

The 2021model year lineup of Mazda 6 series sets a turbocharged 2.5L I-4engine at the base level that can spice up the movements with a roaring 227 hp.  At the next higher level, a 3.5L V6 engine works out to make 280 hp. Both the engines however mates to the same 6 speed automatic gearbox to carry the engine power to the front wheels, following the standard drivetrain configurations.

Safety Assurance

The 2021model year edition of Mazda CX-9 series stays ahead of many other crossovers of its own segment, not only in respect of good looks, high ride comfort and excellent performance score, but also because they all reach you to your destinations with utmost care. For this, Mazda has equipped a host of safety and driver assistance features like the automatic emergency braking with pedestrian recognition ability, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert system, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assistance and adaptive cruise control. There is also a stop/go feature present in all the engine variants that is meant to help the drivers of the 2021 Mazda CX-9 models to save fuel, while idling and waiting at the signals. This way, the fuel efficiency of the 2021 Mazda CX-9 stays atop of many of its rivals, and helps in eliminating the unnecessary jerks while starting the vehicle, or while bringing it to a stop.

Our test drive experience with the 2021 Mazda CX-9 at the Mazda dealer San Bernardino had a long lasting impression that reminds us of a serene ride experience that continued to be the same, even when we were crossing a buzzing market area, thanks to its active noise cancellation system, that shuts up all the external disturbances to maintain the inner quiet.

Wayne Blanchard
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