2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD Test Drive

“2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD” Easy on the Eyes 3-Row, 7-Passenger Compact SUV Mazda’s CX-9 has been recognized as one of the best SUV / Crossover / Minivan / Station Wagons in its class since it made its world debut back in 2006, and it reigns today as the senior member of Mazda’s versatile…

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20128 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring Test Drive

“2018 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD” A Stylish 3-Row, 7-Passenger Crossover SUV The Mazda CX-9 has been recognized as one of the best SUV / Crossover / Minivan / Station Wagons in its class since it made its world debut back in 2006. And regardless of what category one places it in; it was first…

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2017 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD Test Drive

“2017 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD” An Exceptional 3-Row, 7-Passenger SUV Mazda’s CX-9 made its world debut back in 2006, and regardless of what category one chooses to place it in, it was recognized as one of the best SUV / Crossover / Minivan / Station Wagons in its class. Incidentally, the Mazda CX-9 is categorized…

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2017 Mazda CX-9 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Sometimes when we drive a new car the second time, we find that it’s not as good as we originally thought, or that the latest offering of competitors has jumped ahead. That is NOT the case for the 2017 Mazda CX-9. By looks alone, the Mazda CX-9 is a head…

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Mazda CX-9 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Just when we thought we’d found the best three-row crossover (the Audi Q7) a couple of months ago, the all-new Mazda CX-9 lands in our garage to drive for a week and forcing us to ask ourselves, ‘Is the Mazda better than the Audi?’ Good question. They both offer excellent…

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2016 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring FWD Test Drive

“2016 Mazda CX-9” A Versatile and Sporty Crossover Mazda’s CX-9 made its world debut back in 2006, and regardless of what category one chooses to place it in, it was recognized as one of the best SUV / Crossover / Minivan / Station Wagons in its class. Mazda incidentally, categorizes the CX-9 as a 7-passenger,…

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2015 Mazda CX-9 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer With a heritage leading back to a platform and drivetrain derived from the Ford Edge (that was when Mazda and Ford were still dating) the CX-9 is the odd fellow in the Mazda lineup which is comprised smaller agile cars. Nevertheless, the 2015 Mazda CX-9 remains relatively fresh and vibrant…

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2014 Mazda CX-9 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer The 2014 Mazda CX-9 is something of an anomaly for a company that excels at building small agile cars with their innovative Skyactiv technology. While the Skyactiv technology is more minimalist in nature, the CX-9 leans more toward the other side of the spectrum – elegant and refined. More of…

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Test Drive: Mazda CX-9

  By Barbara & Bill Schaffer There have been some interesting changes made to the Mazda crossover/SUV lineup during the last year, and even though our previous favorite, the CX-7 is gone, the we think the new two-vehicle roster is award winning. Over the years, we have enjoyed the CX-7 because it was a nice…

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He said/She said: Mazda CX-9

She – Since Mazda pulled the wraps of its CX-9 crossover in 2007, it’s received top ratings including the prestigious North American Truck of the Year for 2008, a Consumer Reports “Recommended” rating, five-star government safety ratings for front and side crash safety along with critical acclaim from the automotive press. Even with the proliferation…

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