2016 Mazda CX-9 Performance Features Thrill Tampa and Sarasota Drivers

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We think you’re going to love a lot about what you see inside and out of the 2016 Mazda CX-9, but what about what’s under the hood? We’ve got the details on the 2016 Mazda CX-9 performance features offered on this year’s model of the crossover SUV that’s taking Tampa and Sarasota by storm. Read on to get a glimpse of what this SUV has to offer before coming in to see it in person.

Engine Options

2016 Mazda CX-9 in the cityMazda is introducing a new SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L turbocharged engine that minimizes turbo lag with an all new turbocharger in the 2016 Mazda CX-9. At 2000 rpm, this engine delivers 310 hp and generates 250 hp at 5000 rpm when premium fuel is used. It comes paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. You can choose between FWD and AWD on all trims except for the 2016 Mazda CX-9 Signature trim, which comes standard with AWD. On FWD models, you’ll see up to 28 mpg/highway and 22 mpg/city fuel efficiency. With AWD, you’ll still receive 27 mpg/highway and 21 mpg/city, which makes the 2016 Mazda CX-9 one of the top models in its class for fuel economy. The Predictive i-ACTIV AWD® monitors the performance of the vehicle and kicks AWD on when it determines that traction is needed.

Other Performance Features

2016 Mazda CX-9 performanceOn top of its efficient and responsive engine, the 2016 Mazda CX-9 model offers some other features to help with driver’s assistance and performative efficiency. We’ve outlined just a few of the available options to choose from below:

  • Smart City and Smart Brake Support: Whether you’re driving in a residential area or cruising down the highway, automatic braking will be applied if a vehicle, object, or pedestrian is determined to be in your path and a collision is predicted to be imminent.
  • Lane Keep Assist: In the event that you drift from the lane you’re in and the audible and visual warnings provided are ignored, gentle steering aid will be applied to help guide you back into your lane.
  • Adaptive Cruise Control: This feature, as well as the Distance Recognition Support System, helps you maintain a safe distance from the vehicles ahead of you on the road by allowing you to set parameters and alerting you when you cross those boundaries.

Witness the 2016 Mazda CX-9 Performance Features in Action Near Tampa and Sarasota at Cox Mazda

2016 Mazda CX-9 exteriorAt Cox Mazda, we’re open Monday-Friday from 8AM-8PM, Saturdays from 9AM-6PM, and Sundays from 11AM-5PM, so pick what time works best for you and either call us at (941) 749-2790 or use our online form to schedule a test drive of the 2016 Mazda CX-9 near Tampa and Sarasota today. You’ll find us at 3101 CORTEZ ROAD WEST in Bradenton, FL. If you would like to learn more, be sure to compare the Mazda CX-9 vs. Toyota Highlander.