The 2013 Mazda CX 9 is up for grabs in Australia, and recently the Pricing and Specifications details for the CX 9 was announced by the company’s officials. The updated and refurbished seven-seater is all set to envy the rivals makes, with its refreshed styling, a number of new driver assistance systems and sharper pricing for the popular Luxury variant.
The 2013 Mazda CX 9 Classic 2WD kicks off the range at $44,525, while the mid-range variants have become cheaper with $1345 and comes better equipped with features. The price of the flagship Grand Touring has increased $2223 but now comes with advanced technologies like blind spot monitoring and lane departure warning. Standard over the range will be a new infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity.
The entry level model, comes equipped with standard features like 18-inch alloy wheels, front foglights, auto headlights and rain-sensing wipers, cruise control, three-zone climate control, leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearknob, cloth upholstery, 60/40 split folding second row seats and 50/50 split third row, and a six-speaker audio system with Bluetooth and USB input. If one can pay an extra $8455, the mid-spec CX-9 Luxury adds larger 20-inch alloys, chrome door handles, heated side mirrors with tilt-down reverse function, sunroof, TomTom satellite navigation, eight-way electrically adjustable driver’s seat with memory settings and four-way electric passenger seat with heaters, and 10-speaker Bose premium sound system, add an $4500 to the price, and you will get the all-wheel-drive option box. And for another $6348, the CX-9 Grand Touring AWD adds bi-xenon headlamps, LED daytime running lights, remote-operated power tailgate, keyless entry and push-button start, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, rear parking sensors, and a suite of driver assist systems including blind spot monitor, forward obstruction warning, lane departure warning and high-beam control.
Under the hood, the 204kW/367Nm 3.7-litre V6 petrol engine has been carried over to the new models, with six-speed automatic transmission, which apparently consumes 11.0 liters per 100km on the combined cycle in the 2WD variants and 11.2L/100km in the heavier AWDs.
2013 Mazda CX-9 manufacturer’s list prices:
Classic 2WD – $44,525 (+$100)
Luxury 2WD – $52,980 (–$1345)
Luxury AWD – $57,480 (–$1345)
Grand Touring AWD – $63,828 (+$2223)
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