Under the Hood

The CX-9 features a 273-horsepower, 3.7-liter V-6 with 270 pounds-feet of torque. Front- and all-wheel drive are offered.

* Standard six-speed automatic transmission with clutchless-manual mode * V-6 runs on regular gas * Mazda claims that fuel economy has improved to 17/24 mpg city/highway for front-wheel drive and 16/22 mpg for all-wheel drive

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    Safety
    Side-impact and side curtain airbags are optional. All-disc antilock brakes with brake assist are standard on s models and optional on i models. Traction control and an electronic stability system ...

    Supplemental Restraint System Components
    The supplemental restraint systems (SRS) have two basic subsystems: - The air bag system with inflators and air bags. - The electrical system with crash sensors and diagnostic module. The air bags ...

    Exterior
    For 2009, designers ditched the previous design for what Mazda calls a "Japanese aesthetic" in the current car. The vehicle sports a long hood with pronounced front fender flares that fl ...