The Mazda CX-9 for 2018 came with a redesign and it was pretty obvious why. It was a plain and simple attempt of Mazda to keep this flagship model ahead of its competitors among the category of three-row SUVs. The dealerships got busy with advertising their Mazda CX-9 for sale that gave its rivals like the Ford Explorer, Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot, a tough challenge to face.
What’s New for 2018
for the 2018 model Mazda made many new features added to the list of standard and that helped the CX-9 cross the next level in the upmarket than its 2017-year model. The 2018 Mazda CX_9 adapted an improved version of all its major parts including its engine and transmission, safety and driver assistance features, seating arrangements as well as its looks. We see some common changes in all the trim levels which have been upgraded to maintain a uniformity in its 2018 CX-9 lineup.
The Engine and Transmission
The 2018 Mazda CX-9 trims are now given a 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Both the Base trim Sport Touring and higher trim Grand Touring are now available in either a 4WD option or an AWD.
The first look you take at the 2018 Mazda CX-9 would probably make you notice its long hood, a steeply raked windshield, a sharp angled front grille and bumper, and a well-integrated rear spoiler that give this model an aggressive look. But simultaneously the subtle touches of chrome elements running at the sides of its Grand Touring and Signature trims, combine a sophistication to the design holding it from becoming too jazzy. The 20-inch wheels replaced in the Sport and the Touring trims, and the heavy doors give the 2018 Mazda CX-9 lineup its required gravity and elegance.
The 2018 Mazda 3 trims are made to accommodate seven passengers. The interior of this three-row crossover SUV is thus a spacious one that is decked with near-luxury upholstery materials with soft cushioned seats with the perfect angle to make the occupants feel comfortable even after long hours of drive.
The 2018 Mazda CX-9 is a well-equipped vehicle with all the necessary safety and driver assistance features including an automatic braking system with Smart City Brake Support, Rear-Cross-Traffic Alert and Blind Spot Monitor.
The Bottom Line
If you are looking for a vehicle that has the nearly perfect driving dynamics along with a semi-luxurious interior that is framed within a handsome looking exterior, try searching the web with the words Mazda for sale near me. We are pretty sure that apart from its stunning looks, its performance and handling would give you a hint about its overall performance when you would try your test drive with the all-new 2018 Mazda CX-9. To sum up, the owners of this vehicle would surely benefit from its SUV like functionalities in combination with its near-to-luxury amenities that are to provide the comfort and convenience one can expect from such a mid-size crossover.