The Mazda CX-9 that got released in 2017 had a remarkable impact on car enthusiasts with everything the vehicle packed inside its hood. Experts say that it is a perfect blend of Mazda’s trademark of athleticism with enough room for hauling a large family.
Then there was more to add to its glory. The crisp handling from a well-sorted chassis, an excellent rev from a willing turbocharged engine made the 2017 Mazda a driver’s choice—and also the best winner. From a dealership that offered used Mazda CX-9 for sale, we gathered the following details on this vehicle.
Special Features for 2017
Mazda CX-9 had a redesign done in the year 2016, that gets carried over to the 2017 model with no significant changes. The 2016 model was the second generation as Mazda’s three-row family crossover. Thus the design could boast of a light-weight built, with exceptionally upscale interior trimmings without losing its focus on the driving dynamism.
But a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine generating 250-hp has replaced the first-generation V-6 one to improve the fuel efficiency to a large extent. Apart from this, we get to notice the following features this year:
Standard Feature Highlights
- 18-inch aluminum wheels
- The leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
- LED head and taillamps
How it Looks
The 2017 Mazda CX-9 has a handsome and sporty look. Moreover, being in a segment of monotonous suburban shuttles, the 2017 Mazda CX-9 brought a fresh breeze of air with its distinctive exterior styling and that was its first calling.
The cabin of 2017 Mazda CX-9 makes a splendid impression with its above-the-class materials and intricate styling. The plastic parts to have a soft-touch feel with an elegant graining while the metallic parts are made of brushed aluminum and genuine rosewood.
The dashboard is consistent with the heavily contoured instrument cluster and a 7or 8.0-inch touchscreen display that sprouts from the top. All controls are arranged within an easy reach of the driver.
Mazda has incorporated a turbocharged four-cylinder engine for its 2017 CX-9 and that is the only powertrain made available for the entire range to attain an impressive fuel economy. Mazda engineers could successfully tune the turbo engine to generate the maximum amount of torque even at lower speeds and that resulted in a sharp throttle response it has now and a peppy low-speed acceleration.
For those who need to transport cargo too often, or has frequent towing tasks, the 2017 Mazda CX-9 stands as an ideal vehicle with its 3500-pound towing capacity when equipped with its standard V-6 engine and a whopping 7400 pounds when the optional V-8 engine is placed under the hood.
Along with its remarkable acceleration performance, the 2017 Mazda CX-9 achieved the fuel economy, not every crossover could. The EPA estimates count a 22 mpg in the city drives and 28 mpg on the highways when running with the front-wheel drive option.
The Bottom Line
When I searched with Mazda for sale near me, it automatically listed the top dealerships that sold the 2017 Mazda CX-9 and I knew it was the vehicle I was looking for. Being as good as new, I could grab the best deal from the dealership. Driving it, I can say, that the 2017 Mazda CX-9 is still relevant on the roads, even if it is used.