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2019 Mazda CX-9 Brings New Features and Refinements to Canadian Market

- Mazda's Flagship Crossover Adds Ventilated Seats, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ to Options Roster -

  • 2019 Mazda CX-9 to arrive at dealerships nationwide in early September from a starting MSRP1 of $36,700
  • Highlights include standard factory-equipped Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ infotainment technologies in every CX-9 trim level
  • 360° View Monitor, ventilated front seats and SiriusXM Travel Link® Services represent several of CX-9's available new features

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Aug. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - With each successive model year, the second-generation Mazda CX-9 midsize crossover has benefited from refinements, technology updates and performance improvements. The 2019 Mazda CX-9 is no different, with a host of improvements led by the addition of factory-equipped Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ infotainment technologies as standard equipment in the 2019 Mazda CX-9.

2019 Mazda CX-9 (CNW Group/Mazda Canada Inc.)

Mazda's engineers could have left well enough alone for their award-winning family vehicle but instead continue to make meaningful improvements to benefit drivers and passengers in all three rows. Among the updates are a refined, retuned suspension that offers a smoother, quieter and more natural ride and greater sound suppression by way of a thicker headliner and thicker floor mats, which aid in ease of conversation and enjoyment.

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 Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price does not include $1,895 freight and PDE for all models plus taxes, title or additional fees. Dealers set actual sale prices.

 

The entry 2019 Mazda CX-9 GS continues to offer strong value, with standard 18-inch alloy wheels, 7-inch MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment screen with revised Commander control knob, cloth seats, LED headlights and tail lights, heated front side mirrors, one-touch front and rear power windows, rain-sensing windshield wipers, rear privacy glass, three-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio pairing, keyless entry and push-button start, Smart City Brake Support automatic low-speed emergency braking, and Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.

The CX-9 GS features standard front-wheel drive, and Mazda's i-ACTIV AWD predictive all-wheel drive system is available. When equipped with all-wheel drive, the CX-9 GS also includes Mazda's suite of i-ACTIVSENSE safety technologies, including full-speed Mazda Radar Cruise Control, Smart Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection, Forward Obstruction Warning, Lane Keep-assist System, Lane Departure Warning System, High Beam Control System, and a colour Multi-information Display (MID).

Upgrading from Mazda CX-9 GS to the CX-9 GS-L model adds 20-inch alloy wheels, power liftgate with programmable height adjustment, power glass moonroof, LED fog lights, leather-trimmed seating surfaces, Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry, heated steering wheel, 10-way power driver's seat, 4-way power passenger seat, heated second row seats (outboard only), front wiper de-icer,
8-inch MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment screen, two second-row USB ports (each 2.1 amps), and auto-dimming rearview mirror.

Mazda CX-9 GT builds upon those features and adds a new 360° View Monitor, 7-inch TFT reconfigurable gauge cluster display, and ventilated seats first seen in the 2018 Mazda6 midsize sedan. These new features supplement Mazda CX-9 GT's standard Traffic Sign Recognition, Adaptive Front-lighting System, front and rear parking sensors, windshield-projected colour Active Driving Display, LED front and rear signature lighting, Bose® premium sound system with 12 speakers, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, navigation, and new power-folding door mirrors.

New for 2019, CX-9 models equipped with SiriusXM also include a complimentary 5-year subscription to SiriusXM Traffic Plus and Travel Link services, which enables live traffic updates, weather, sports scores, and fuel prices.

CX-9 Signature represents the flagship of the range with Signature grille illumination, Chroma Brown Nappa leather seating surfaces, a hand-stitched, leather-wrapped steering wheel, new Santos Rosewood interior trim, frameless rearview mirror with auto-dimming, and LED accent lighting around the shifter area.

All Mazda CX-9 models come equipped with an innovative, award-winning SKYACTIV-G 2.5T turbocharged engine that delivers up to 250 horsepower on 93-octane gas (227 horsepower with 87-octane gasoline) and a robust 310 lb-ft of torque independent of fuel octane. All CX-9 models route power through a six-speed SKYACTIV-DRIVE automatic transmission. Mazda's predictive
i-ACTIV all-wheel drive is available in CX-9 GS and standard with all other trim levels. Mazda's
i-ACTIV all-wheel drive uses 27 sensors throughout the vehicle to paint a picture of road conditions and is designed to route power from the front to rear wheels and vice versa so the driver and passengers do not feel wheelslip. It can adjust more than 200 times per second.

The 2019 Mazda CX-9 will begin to arrive in select dealerships in Canada this month and will be in dealerships nationwide in September.

MSRP2 for all models is as follows:

CX-9 GS FWD

$36,700

CX-9 GS AWD

$40,000

CX-9 GS-L AWD

$43,300

CX-9 GT AWD

$48,500

CX-9 Signature AWD

$51,500

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Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price does not include $1,895 freight and PDE for all models plus taxes, title or additional fees. Dealers set actual sale prices.

 

Premium Paint Colors:

Soul Red Crystal

$450

Machine Grey Metallic

$300

Snowflake White Pearl

$200

 

Mazda Canada Inc. is responsible for the sales and marketing, customer service and parts support of Mazda vehicles in Canada. Headquartered in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Mazda Canada has a nationwide network of 164 dealerships. For additional information visit Mazda Canada's media website at www.media.mazda.ca.

SOURCE Mazda Canada Inc.

For further information: Chuck Reimer, Mazda Canada Inc., 905-787-7079; Sandra Lemaitre, Mazda Canada Inc., 905-787-7167

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