The 2022 model year season is in the corner. All the leading auto making brands are busy launching releasing the improved versions of their already existing models, while some of them are also launching new models to make it big on the auto shows.
In the Mazda circle, we see both. But here we would focus only on the CX-9 series of crossover SUVs released for the year 2022 and bring it to your notice, so that you can have a rough idea about the model series, before you head towards a new crossover purchase.
What is Packed In?
The CX-9 is a crossover SUV series from Mazda that has already gained a prominent position in its own segment. But the year 2022 might make it even more praiseworthy, expressed a sales personnel of the famous Mazda dealership Capitola.
What is Different for the 2022 Model Year Edition?
The 2022 model year edition of Mazda CX-9 is most likely going to be seen in the dealership floors after its mid-cycle refreshment. As per the information gathered from several authentic quarters, the year 2022 will bring the Mazda CX-9 models an updated exterior and interior, apart from some important changes to the list of standard and optional feature packages.
What is special about this generation of Mazda CX-9 series is that, it will be based on the automaker’s own SkyActiv Platform. All this will make the new 2022 Mazda CX-9 stand against a row of other prominent mid-size crossover SUV models like the 2022 Kia Telluride, the Ford Explorer, and the 2022 Toyota Highlander.
Engine and Performance
In the segment of crossover SUVs, the 2022 Mazda CX-9 is going to make its position secure in the first row with its amazing performance. For this Mazda has enabled under its hood a 2.5 L Turbocharged Inline 4 engine that is meant to chase a decent fuel economy. This engine is famous for delivering a torque figure that is much better than its rivals. Rumors are spreading about the hybridization of the CX-9 series possibly done for the coming 2022 model year edition, though not confirmed yet by the automaker. But what is a sure shot gain for the 2022 Mazda CX-9 buyers is the SkyActiv engine which is a driver’s delight in every sense.
Test drivers from Mazda whom we met at the Capitola Mazda dealership said that this punchy little engine can make the 2022 CX-9 shoot a speed of 60 mph in just about 7.1 seconds, a figure which is pretty much at par with its rivals if not actually better than many of them. The new engine that will power the 2022 Mazda CX-9 models will come with a refined texture added to it moves, due to which driving this large a three-row crossover might seem to be surprisingly light. No doubt that this ride quality that the upcoming 2022 Mazda CX-9 is promising is going to be quite plush. The SkyActiv chassis will help setup this crossover as an excellent rider than most of other models in the segment of mid-size crossovers, assured a group of Mazda car specialists.