2019 Mazda CX-9: Review

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
The CX-9 is the largest vehicle in the Mazda lineup, but it feels quick and agile — that is, in our case, once the snow had melted. Granted, long ago Mazda discontinued its popular “Zoom-Zoom” slogan, but in the CX-9 the tagline still applies. Power comes from a 2.5-liter turbocharged SKYACTIV engine that generates 227 horsepower and a plentiful 310 lb-ft of torque, which gives the CX-9 a responsiveness that feels so satisfying behind the wheel. The engine is teamed with a smooth-shifting 6-speed automatic transmission.

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