Mazda would release its 2016 year model CX 9 SUV with a more powerful engine than the current model by replacing the old V6 engine with the intention to improve the performance and the fuel economy. A substitute to the existing model will still take two years of the introduction of the new 2016 Mazda CX-9 in Australia. This is because the automaker, a relatively small company with worldwide standards, has prioritized development of more internationally pertinent models, like the most up-to-date CX-5, Mazda3 small car, Mazda6 mid-size range, Mazda2 and the future CX-3 crossover.
2016 Mazda CX-9 Changes, Exterior
Exterior of the new Mazda CX-9 is additionally rejuvenated with only some supplementary external color options. The exterior features of the new SUV will come with almost the same as that of the new sport utility vehicles could offer, ranging from halogen mist lights to rain-detecting windshield wipers. The Touring and Sport models would come with 18-inch wheels as standard, whereas the most luxurious Grand Touring model will be equipped with 20-inch wheels.
The 2016 CX-9 from Mazda is expected to have improved efficiency with enhanced styles. Other new Mazda CX-9 exterior changes that are expected to be done on the new SUV include 21-inch metallic tires, improved bumpers, a new grill and a sloping back end.
2016 Mazda CX-9 Interior
The interior would have sportiness while the new sports utility vehicle will be offering fun, spaciousness, and convenience. The new vehicle will have the massive and modern cabin, which will be equipped with relaxed chairs for high-quality parts only with the best appliances and the highly developed technological modernism. Some of the traditional functions of the SUV will consist of the automatic cooling and heating, Wireless, touchscreen exhibit screen. The safety measures consist of layer safety bags, balance management, rollover detection, and ActiSense.
The new CX 9 from Mazda is expected to come with two engine options. The first and the base engine will be a four-cylinder, 2.5-liter Skyactiv engine, which is capable of producing a maximum power of 250 horsepower at 5,000 rpm and a torque of 310 lb-ft (420 N-m) lbs per foot at a low 2,000 rpm
On the other hand, a DOHC 3.7-liter engine will come as an optional engine that offers the new vehicle the required power of 273 HP and an utmost torque of 270 lbs per foot.
Both 2016 Mazda CX-9 engines will be coupled with a six-paced mechanical transmission to offer the vehicle a mileage of 17 mpg when it is driven within the city and 24 mpg when it runs on the highways.
The CX-9 will be offered with the front-wheel drive mode as standard and the all-wheel drive mode would come as an optional feature.
Price and Release date
The 2016 Mazda CX-9 release date is expected to be somewhere during the Summer of 2016(June) with the base price that ranges from $30,000 – $35,000.
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