Mazda CX9 GrandTouring in Sarasota, FL

Meet the 2021 Mazda CX-9 at Ed Howard Mazda

Mazda has recently released an update of the Mazda CX-9 lineup. The new model of Mazda CX-9 has five different trims: the Sport, Touring, Carbon Edition, Grand Touring, and Signature. The 2021 model of the Mazda CX-9 has received upgrades to features involving performance, interior, safety, and technology. Explore the upgrades to know what to expect from this vehicle when driving around Sarasota.

Performance Features

The Mazda CX-9 comes with a Skyactiv-G 2.5-liter turbo engine with G-Vectoring control and all-wheel drive. The all-wheel drive is great for maximizing control of your vehicle in all types of weather conditions and when you are traveling through different terrains around Lakewood Ranch. The G-Vectoring control is great for responding to steering inputs by supplying a modest engine torque and adjustments to the braking system.

Each aspect of the Mazda CX-9 is used for creating a smoother and more controlled driving experience. You can confidently drive your vehicle in all weather conditions and terrains and know that you will have full control of your vehicle.

Interior Features

The Mazda CX-9 includes three rows of seats, which can seat up to six people around Bradenton. The second row of seats comes with a center console between the two seats for additional passenger storage, and the seats are captain's chairs. The captain's chairs that are in this vehicle give passengers more comfort with armrests and a bigger surface area to sit on.

The first and second-row seats are made of Nappa leather, and immense detail went into the quilting and piping of these seats. Additionally, the steering wheel is wrapped in leather for a more comfortable driving experience, and the inlays in the interior are made of Santos Rosewood.

Safety Features

The new Mazda CX-9 is one of the few vehicles around Venice, FL, that offers extensive safety systems. The safety features included in this vehicle are blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, radar cruise control, an adaptive front lighting system, smart braking systems, lane departure warnings and lane-keeping assist, driver attention alert, traffic sign recognition, and high beam control.

The various safety features included in this vehicle help increase the visibility of the road, as well as identify any objects that may not be within your line of sight. This can help avoid any collisions and accidents that may have occurred without these features. There are also safety features that allow for a much more convenient driving experience around North Port.

The lane assist, braking systems, and adaptive cruise control, can allow for a smoother driving experience. Not having to constantly change speeds and change lanes to pass other vehicles allows for a safer experience, and these features make sure that you are constantly maintaining a safe space between you and the vehicle that is in front of you.

It is also nice to have driver alert warnings. You may find yourself dozing off on a long road trip, which is where the Mazda CX-9 can recognize that and help keep you alert throughout your entire trip.

Technology Features

The Mazda CX-9 also comes with automatic emergency services calls, remote start engine capability, wireless phone charging, and Wi-Fi. The vehicle has a 10.25-inch touchscreen that helps you navigate the various tech features that come with the car. The technology just creates a much better driving experience not only for the driver but also for the passengers in the vehicle.

Mazda CX-9 Sport

While it's technically the base trim, the CX-9 Sport includes several premium amenities that many competitors reserve for the upper trims. Standard features include:

  • LED headlights and taillights
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • Rear privacy glass
  • A leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Hill-start assist
  • Keyless entry and ignition
  • A 7-inch MAZDA CONNECT infotainment system
  • 60/40-split second-row seats that tilt, slide, and recline
  • 50/50 split-folding third-row seats

For the 2020 model year, the Mazda CX-9 Sport now equips the i-Activsense suite of driver-assistance technologies. Standard driver aids include:

  • Smart City Brake Support (low-speed forward collision warning and mitigation)
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Lane Departure Warning with Lane-Keep Assist
  • Automatic High Beam Control

Mazda CX-9 Touring

By stepping up one tier, Sarasota shoppers can enjoy upgrades like:

  • Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Ignition
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated side mirrors
  • Leather upholstery
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • A programmable power liftgate
  • An 8-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration
  • A second-row center console and armrest with cupholders and two USB charging ports

Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring

The Grand Touring trim comes almost fully equipped with a long list convenience, comfort, style, and tech amenities, including:

  • 20-inch alloy wheels
  • Corning headlights
  • Parking sensors
  • A head up display with traffic sign recognition
  • A 360-degree surround-view parking camera system
  • A 7-inch multi-information driver information display
  • Navigation
  • LED fog lights
  • Roof rails
  • A sliding power moonroof with sunshade
  • Second-row retractable sunshades
  • Power-folding mirrors
  • A 360-degree surround-view parking camera system
  • Satellite Radio
  • A Bose® 10-speaker premium audio system
  • LED interior lighting
  • Aluminum interior accents

Mazda CX-9 Signature

The Signature trim takes the CX-9 to plush new heights, with exclusive luxury features like:

  • LED interior accent lighting
  • Santos Rosewood inlays
  • A leather-wrapped steering wheel with unique accent stitching
  • Auburn Nappa leather seating and trim
  • LED grille accent lighting
  • Standard i-ACTIV® all-wheel drive

Test Drive the 2021 Mazda CX-9 in Sarasota, FL

The Mazda CX-9 is an ideal choice for discerning families seeking a versatile three-row crossover with upscale accommodations and a wealth of features. For more information about available models and Mazda finance offers, contact Ed Howard Mazda by phone or through our website. Then, when you're ready to experience the CX-9 for yourself, we invite you to visit our Sarasota showroom for a closer look. We'll be happy to set you up with a test drive.


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Directions Sarasota, FL 34231

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