Exterior

The CX-9 manages to avoid the chunkiness of many SUVs, in part because of its angular nose and carlike grille. The crossover's shoulder line rises as it heads rearward, and the sides are free of cladding.

* Four-wheel-independent suspension * 18-inch wheels are standard * 20-inch wheels are optional * Available power liftgate * Available high-intensity-discharge headlights

    See also:

    Tire Maintenance
    Improper or inadequate vehicle maintenance can cause tires to wear abnormally. Here are some important maintenance points: Tire Inflation Pressure Inspect all tire pressure monthly (including the ...

    AUX Mode (Auxiliary input)
    You can connect portable audio units or similar products on the market to the auxiliary jack to listen to music or audio over the vehicle's speakers. WARNING: Do not adjust the portable audio u ...

    Exterior
    The Tribute has the same overall shape as the Escape but features unique exterior trim and a different grille and headlamps, which were redesigned for 2005. Both SUVs exhibit a conventional small- ...