NEW FOR 2015:
Following a 2013 styling refresh and some shuffling of features last year, Mazda's CX-9 three-row crossover moves into 2015 unchanged.
GS and GT trims share a 3.7L V6 making 273 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. GS trim is a front-driver that can be optioned with AWD, and GT models are AWD only.
Features on the GS include front-wheel drive (all-wheel drive as an option), 18-inch alloy wheels, towing package, front and rear ventilated disc brakes with ABS, tire pressure monitoring system, automatic headlights, body-coloured heated power mirrors, rain-sensing front wipers, body-coloured door handles, privacy glass behind front row, body-coloured rear spoiler, exterior temperature gauge, three-zone climate control, rear A/C display, steering wheel mounted cruise and audio controls, tilt/telescopic steering, power locks, power windows with driver/front passenger auto-up/down, remote keyless entry, auto-dimming rear-view mirror with HomeLink, 8-way power driver seat, heated front seats, 60/40 folding 2nd row seats, 50/50 folding 3rd row seats, floor mats, trip computer, cloth upholstery, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, piano black interior trim, 6-speaker AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio with USB input and HD Radio, Bluetooth phone connectivity, 5-8-inch audio display touchscreen with rearview camera, dynamic stability control, traction control system, rollover stability control, anti-theft alarm system, engine immobilizer theft deterrent system, and airbags (front, front seat, side curtain).
A Luxury Package can be optioned with GS AWD models, which adds power moonroof, leather and suede trimmed upholstery, power tailgate, intelligent keyless entry, 4-way adjustable power front passenger seat, power driver lumbar support, and suede door trim.
GT trim adds 20-inch alloy wheels, xenon headlamps with manual levelling, fog lights, power tailgate, navigation, blind spot monitoring system, rear backup sensors, rear cross traffic alert, turn signal indicators on exterior door mirrors, exterior mirror reverse tilt, intelligent key system, 10-speaker Bose premium audio, center point surround sound system, AudioPilot noise compensation system, satellite radio, audio display screen, Bluetooth streaming audio, driver seat and mirror position memory, bordeaux satin interior finish, and armrest with storage box for 2nd row seating.
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