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

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    Child Restraint Precautions
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