The Mazda CX-9 has got updates for the 2022 model year. The new model begins coming to retailers. All-wheel drive is standard now. The base price is $36,505.
Mazda has been making revisions of its lineup for America. As some other models before, the brand’s largest SUV Mazda CX-9 enters the 2022 model year.
The carmaker has added a new mid-level trim – Touring Plus with a gloss-black front grille, ventilated front seats, 20-inch black metallic alloy wheels. But the biggest news is Mazda’s i-Activ all-wheel-drive that is standard now for all grades of the CX-9, the automaker informs.
So, the front-wheel-drive system won’t be available on the new CX-9 models, while the engine remains the same – a turbocharged 2.5-liter Skyactiv-G making 250 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque on premium gasoline.
The SUV offers six trim levels: Sport, Touring, NEW Touring Plus, Carbon Edition, Grand Touring and Signature.
The prices for the 2022 Mazda CX-9 including a $1,225 destination charge are as follows:
- Sport $36,505
- Touring $38,655 or $40,735 with the Touring Premium Package
- Touring Plus $42,885
- Carbon Edition $44,805
- Grand Touring $45,665
- Signature $48,435
For comparison: the cheapest 2021 Mazda CX-9 cost $37,285 (comparable AWD vehicle), the most expensive started at $48,030.
The 2022 Mazda CX-9 arrives at dealers showrooms this winter. On the market, it competes with such SUVs as the Kia Telluride, Honda Pilot, Chevrolet Traverse, Toyota Highlander, Hyundai Palisade, Ford Explorer and others.