Not all three-row SUVs are created equal, and the new 2021 Mazda CX-9 stands out above the crowd. The new Mazda CX-9 is stylish, technologically advanced and has more pep in its drive than many crossovers. For these and many other reasons, the 2021 Mazda CX-9 was named a Car and Driver 2021 Editors’ Choice for a mid-size SUV. Ditch the minivan and enjoy the drive again in a sophisticated 2021 Mazda CX-9.
The Mazda CX-9 is best known among driving enthusiasts for its athletic handling and engaging driving dynamics. Light on its feet, you won’t feel like you are driving a three-row SUV but a smaller, sporty crossover. Firm suspension and responsive steering allow for superior cornering and a smooth ride over rough roads.
The seven-seat Mazda CX-9 is also a 2021 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award winner. The Top Safety Pick+ is the highest designation awarded by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization. In fact, every 2021 Mazda model tested by the IIHS received the Top Safety Pick+ distinction!
Mazda’s i-ACTIVSENSE® suite of safety features is to thank for making the new Mazda CX-9 such a safe ride. Standard safety features include:
- Smart City Brake Support with Day and Night-time Pedestrian Detection
- Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
- Lane Keep Assist
- Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
Every 2021 Mazda CX-9 features the new SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 Turbo four-cylinder engine, giving the SUV up to 250 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque, when filled with premium fuel. FWD is standard, but Mazda i-ACTIV® AWD with Off-Road Traction Assist is available on every model and standard on the Mazda CX-9 Signature. You’ll get up to 28 mpg* with FWD or 26 mpg* with AWD.
Other great standard features in the new Mazda CX-9 Sport include:
- Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
- LED headlight and taillights
- Rain-sensing wipers
- 18” aluminum alloy wheels
- Three-zone climate control with pollen filter
- Two 12V power outlets
- Remote keyless entry and push button start
- Leather-wrapped steering wheel & shift knob
- Heated front seats
- 10.25” color touchscreen & 4.6” LCD Meter Display
Upgrade to the 2021 Mazda CX-9 Touring to add:
- Power rear lift-gate
- Leather upholstery in Black or Sand
- Power-adjustable front seats
- Sonic Silver Metallic & Soul Red Crystal Metallic exterior colors
- Auto-dimming rearview mirror with Homelink®
- 4 USB inputs
- Optional 2nd row captain’s chairs
The Mazda CX-9 Touring has an available Touring Premium Package which includes a 12-speaker Bose® sound system, LED fog lights, front and rear parking sensors, power moonroof, wireless charger, and more.
For 2021, the Mazda CX-9 also offers the Carbon Edition with exclusive Polymetal Gray Metallic exterior color and Red leather interior with black interior trim and paddle shifters. Other premium features included in the 2021 Mazda Carbon Edition:
- Wireless phone charger
- 7” LCD Meter Display
- Six total USB inputs
- 12-speaker Bose® sound system
- Heated 2nd-row captain’s chairs
- Heated & ventilated front seats
- 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat
- Power moonroof
- Hands-free power rear liftgate
The Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring is much like the Carbon Edition but with classic Mazda exterior and interior colors, aluminum interior trim, a 3-year SiriusXM® Traffic and Travel Link subscription and Active Driving Display with Traffic Sign Recognition.
The top-tier Mazda CX-9 Signature gets standard AWD and features Genuine Santos Rosewood inlays, exclusive Signature AWD badging and unique interior designs. Plus, Nappa leather with quilted and piping seat accents features inside the cabin.
Even the standard 2021 Mazda CX-9 comes loaded with features, so it’s up to you how luxurious you want to get with your new three-row SUV. Choose from FWD or AWD and enjoy an agile and dynamic driving experience not often found in larger crossovers. Not to mention the sleek exterior look for which Mazda is known.
Explore all of the many features available in the new 2021 Mazda CX-9 at San Leandro Mazda in San Leandro, California. Our friendly team of Mazda experts are here to help you go over every feature and option to find the best Mazda CX-9 model for you and your family. Shop our inventory online or visit San Leandro Mazda in San Leandro, CA, today!
*EPA-estimated mileage. Actual Results will vary.