RICHMOND HILL: The Mazda CX-9 is the brand’s flagship three-row midsize crossover, able to meet the practical needs of a family while still appealing to the owner’s sense of style and driving enjoyment.
For 2021, CX-9 receives upgrades to its technology and styling. Exterior design updates are met by a high-class interior featuring quilted seat patterning and new available technology.
Additionally, two new special edition models help owners express their individuality with bold styling.
Mazda Canada Inc. today announces the 2021 Mazda CX-9 will arrive in dealerships starting next month. Arriving in style after an invigorating journey, the CX-9’s sleek design is matched by its responsive performance. The SkyactivG 2.5 Turbo engine equipped on
all CX-9 models deliver a robust 320 lb-ft of torque and 250 horsepower on the premium (93 octane) gasoline or 310 lb-ft of torque and 227 horsepower on regular (87 octane) gasoline.
The turbocharged engine is paired with a quick-shifting, six-speed Skyactiv-Drive automatic transmission and has standard G-Vectoring Control Plus. Mazda’s predictive i-Activ all-wheel drive with offroad traction assist is standard.
Helping elevate the ownership experience at any level, numerous premium features are equipped as standard.
Mazda’s suite of essential i-Activsense safety features are standard, including Mazda Radar Cruise Control with stop and go function, Smart City Brake Support Front, Smart Brake Support Front, Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and Pedestrian Detection (forward sensing).
Other standard features include heated front seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, three-zone automatic climate control, eight-way power driver’s seat with lumbar support, Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio pairing, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, two front USB inputs, a rearview camera, keyless entry, and push-button start.
The CX-9 GS has automatic on/off LED headlights with auto-leveling, LED taillights and daytime running lights, heated and power door mirrors, High Beam Control, 18-inch dark grey metallic finish aluminum-alloy wheels, rain-sensing windshield wipers, noise-isolating windshield, and rear privacy glass.
The CX-9 GS-L adds various seating upgrades, including leather upholstery, ten-way power driver’s seat with lumbar support, four-way power passenger’s seat, heated second-row seats (outboard only), the one-touch power switch for third-row ingress/ egress on the second-row bench seating and two USB charging ports in the second row.
New for 2021, the CX-9 GS-L adds paddle shifters on the steering wheel. Other additions include 20-inch silver metallic aluminum alloy wheels, a power liftgate, power moonroof, LED foglights, front wiper de-icer, 9-inch touchscreen display with Mazda Connect, Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry, heated steering wheel, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.
With the optional Captain’s Chairs Package, second-row bench seating is replaced with
heated captain’s chairs in the second row, with armrests and center pass-through for easy access to the third row.
The CX-9 GT moves up from the GS-L through added peace of mind, with new i-Activsense
safety features Smart City Brake Support Reverse and Driver Attention Alert joining the 360° View Monitor with front and rear parking sensors.
The interior is equipped with Mazda’s windshield-projected Active Driving Display with Traffic Sign Recognition, Mazda Navigation system, ventilated front seats, 7-inch TFT reconfigurable digital gauge display, driver’s seat memory positioning, eight-way power passenger seat with lumbar support, and interior LED lighting.
Occupants can further enjoy the CX-9 GT experience with Bose® 12-speaker premium audio, new wireless phone charger located in the storage compartment in front of the shifter, wireless Apple CarPlay™, two USB charging ports in the third row, second-row retractable window sunshade, SiriusXM® satellite radio with 3-month trial subscription, and SiriusXM Traffic Plus and Travel Link® services with a 5-year complimentary subscription.
Finally, the CX-9 100th Anniversary Edition combines the ultimate expression of Mazda’s
flagship crossover with a tribute to the unique style created by Mazda’s first passenger car, the R360 Coupe.
Special 100th Anniversary commemorative badging is added to the vehicle body, wheel centre caps, floor mats, key fobs, and embossed into the front seat headrests.
In addition to all of these unique aspects, each customer will receive a gift for purchase to commemorate Mazda’s 100th anniversary: a highly-detailed model of the Mazda R360 which was Mazda’s first passenger car in 1960, and a photo book documenting the rich and lengthy heritage of Mazda.