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The 2017 Mazda CX-9 And What Makes It Special

By James Yu , Dec 13, 2016 07:41 AM EST
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The 2017 Mazda CX-9 is considered to be one of the top midsized SUVs in the auto market. In terms of style, the 2017 Mazda CX-9 is certainly a beautiful ride. Looking beyond its aesthetic appeal, people will find the other factors that make it special.

Improved Fuel Economy

According to a report from Car and Driver, the base 2017 Mazda CX-9 draws its 250 horsepower from a 2.5T four-cylinder engine. It has 310 pound-feet of torque delivered at the low RPM range of 2,000 that allows it to accomplish its purpose of being a seven-seat family hauler. Normally, the fuel economy suffers with more horses packed into a vehicle. In the case of the 2017 Mazda CX-9, it was able to best some of the top sellers in the SUV segment such as the Pilot and Highlander. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rated the fuel economy of the 2017 Mazda CX-9 at 20-22/26-28/23-24 in the city, on the highway and combined respectively. In addition, the 2017 Mazda CX-9 does not require the high-level octane fuels, as a regular unleaded will do.

Better Driving Experience

Buyers tend to overlook the improvements in fuel efficiency in most cases. The driving dynamics on the other hand is a factor that is really hard to miss when a driver gets behind the wheel of the 2017 Mazda CX-9. In a report from Torque News, it was mentioned that the 2017 Mazda CX-9 gives a sporty feeling in terms of steering. In fact, the 2017 Mazda CX-9 is capable of tackling corners better compared to most of the other midsize SUVs in the auto market.

Improved Infotainment

The improvements in the infotainment aspect are things that previous Mazda owners will instantly recognize. Reports state that a perfectly placed volume knob has been added along with an improved rotary mouse that allows the driver to easily select anything from the infotainment screen.

The Special 2017 Mazda CX-9

What makes the 2017 Mazda CX-9 special? Individually, all the features mentioned are nothing special. However, when they are put together like the way they are in the 2017 Mazda CX-9, it makes a special midsize SUV.

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