It was back in 2012 that Mazda refreshed their last CX-9 model. So evidently it has been a long time since the standard model was redesigned. This is about to change as Mazda has recently announced that their favorite CX-9 vehicle will be receiving a latest redesign from the manufacturer in their 2016 Mazda CX-9 model. This replacement has been going on for a while now, and the upcoming car will be entirely different in terms of design elements, structure, and the full course SUV aspects. There have been lots of speculations floating around regarding the much hyped redesign, but this article will provide you with an inside scoop in to the whole matter. According to several sources, this 2016 Mazda CX-9 will be a lot more distinct but modern in terms of its fascia, and in terms of various tech upgrades that will be inoculated in later stages of production. So let’s have a look at some of these features.
2016 Mazda CX-9: Engine Specs
The power train of this new Mazda CX-9 will perhaps be the most significant change in this whole roster of changes. There have been reports that this 2016 model will have a couple of entirely new engine options for customers all around this world. So, let’s have a look at some of those options:
• A brand new 2.5 liter turbo SKYACTIV technology inline 4 charged cylinder gasoline engine will replace the previous base engine, generating a max power spec of 320 HP.
• Another optional quality engine will come over as a part of 2016 Mazda CX-9 engine configuration as well, but nothing specific can be known about it. However, some reports suggest that it might house a V6 cylinder unit to generate better performance tweaks.
Both those above mentioned engine options is going to be paired alongside an altered six speed CVT auto gear box module. Along with that, a standard front wheel drive or an optional all-wheel drive configuration will accompany it.
2016 Mazda CX-9: Redesign and Features
When you think of any Mazda vehicle in terms of body design and performance tweaks, the first thing that pops up is SKYACTIV technology. Yes, this new 2016 vehicle will be equipped with the latest version of this tech feature. This ensures that 2016 CX 9 chassis would be a lot lighter and made of aluminum and carbon fiber. This significant decrease in weight for new Mazda CX-9 ensures better fuel economy with high quality performance and improved handling.
Various sources reveal that CX 9 is going to have multiple trim levels, which would differ in their interior configuration. Interior is going to be roomy with a enhanced cabin modifications. Additional passenger room would no longer be a problem. In addition to that, cargo space will increase with an improved dash board configuration, better tech features with improved connectivity tweaks.
2016 Mazda CX-9: Release Date and Price
It is not official as of yet, but several sources confirm that 2016 Mazda CX-9 will come out by late 2015 or early 2016. However, there has been absolutely no news whatsoever with the pricing options of 2016 Mazda CX-9.