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2014 Mazda CX-9 – A vehicle for the family
When shopping around for a vehicle, if your primary needs include lots of interior space, a list of interesting features, and a powerful engine for the driver to enjoy, then the 2014 Mazda CX-9 should be on your radar. Parents will certainly appreciate the three rows included in this sport utility vehicle that will provide room for up to seven passengers. A strong V6 engine should also keep the ride entertaining.
For a base Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $33,995, the 2014 CX-9 is equipped with a strong, refined powertrain. Whether buyers select the GS or GT trim, Mazda’s SUV is equipped with a powerful 3.7-litre V6 engine that will produce a whopping 273 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. Mom or dad can also enjoy athletic handling from the CX-9, along with the option to equip their vehicle with standard front-wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive. Moreover, the engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission that includes a SPORT mode for some added fun.
If safety is a concern, both the GS and GT models come standard with dynamic stability and traction control, roll-over stability control, and an anti-lock braking system (ABS). A towing package is also something to consider. With it, consumers can expect a larger cooling fan and radiator.
As for fuel economy, the 2014 Mazda CX-9 only recommends regular fuel, and has a rating of 12.7/8.4 litres per 100 kilometres (city/highway) if equipped with FWD. With AWD, the consumption rating is 12.8 and 9.0 L/100km, when in the city and on the highway respectively.
Inside the vehicle, mom and dad can also take advantage of the spacious interior. With 3 rows available, this 7-passenger vehicle may prove to be quite handy for large families. If more space is required, the second-row seats will fold with a 60/40 split, while the third-row bench provides a 50/50 split.
Standard features to enjoy from the 2014 Mazda CX-9 include heated front seats, front and rear air conditioning, and remote keyless entry. Other elements to appreciate are MP3 functionality, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, and Bluetooth with text messaging function and hands-free calling. A rearview camera is also standard with both GS and GT models.
There is a list of available features that buyers may find intriguing, such as a premium Bose audio system, satellite radio, rear back-up sensors, voice-activated navigation and a moonroof. Driver’s seat memory position, and the comfort of leather and suede (or simply leather-trimmed) upholstery are also available depending on the trim.
Overall, parents with children will appreciate the spaciousness of the 2014 Mazda CX-9; while mom or dad can enjoy the power from the V6 engine found under the hood of the SUV. Combine that with a list of available features to choose from, the 2014 CX-9 will likely please many buyers.
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