With an absolutely new model all set to be launched next year, Mazda is looking to beef up its sales. Appearance of the new CX-9 is set to be inspired a lot from styling of CX-5. Current model of Mazda CX-9 was invigorated last in the year 2012. Its makers have started working on a replacement of this model which they can introduce in 2017. Masahiro Moto, director of Mazda has shed some lightweight regarding 2017 Mazda CX-9. It is said that this new model will be completely redesigned.
2017 Mazda CX-9: Redesign Exterior and Interior
This car will be coming with a commendable SKYACTIV technology, an innovative technology which is used by all latest Mazda models. The technology is being exploited for boosting performance and potency of this automobile. This means that being sports vehicle, this vehicle can use a lot of lightweight yet robust material that can be supportive for everything in this model. In addition to that, it also reduces weight, thus decreasing fuel consumption.
This new technology is a tested one and is nice quality and a really fantastic technology. Currently, there are not much information regarding its options, but one can expect it to be high quality. 2017 Mazda CX-9 will make a huge utilization of the SKYACTIV technology on vital body parts such as its platform and its engine.
Information regarding trim levels and interior is not yet revealed. However, considering comfort level of the previous models of Mazda, one can surely expect superior options in comfort terms in this 2017 CX-9. You can also expect great options in safety and diversion along with other aspects. Additionally, cabin is supposed to be accompanied with additional leg and head space.
2017 Mazda CX-9: Engine and Fuel Economy
Largest modification in this model is allegedly its engine. The 2017 Mazda CX-9 is supposed to use turbocharged SKYACTIV 2.5 liter inline 4 petrol engines which generate as much as 320 HP. It is also anticipated that another powerful engine will be offered. It is said to be a V6 unit that is currently in a stage of improvement. The second model is supposed to offer better performance, higher handling and nimbleness along with better fuel economy.
When it comes to transmission, 2017 CX-9 will be coming with automatic casing with six speed changeable units. This transmission will be coupled either with all wheel drive or front wheel drive. This vehicle will offer a rough fuel economy of 19/27 mpg, which is an improvement over the current model, which offers 17-23 mpg.
2017 Mazda CX-9: Release Date and Price
In most probability, 2017 Mazda CX-9 will be available towards end of 2016 or at the start of year 2017. When it comes to pricing, there has been no official confirmation regarding this aspect. However, according to rumors, price of this model will be considerably higher than the price of current model. Since, this new 2017 Mazda CX-9 will be redesigned, the large modifications should be saving cylinders in powertrain. This 2017 CX-9 will probably be hopped up by four cylinder engine.