Mazda understands the love that Erlanger, KY dwellers have for sport utility vehicles. This is why it keeps providing them with excellent options each year. It ensures that SUVs are upgraded with up-to-date features. One such SUV is the 2021 Mazda CX-9. It is a three-row SUV with all the features that Hebron, KY drivers look for in their vehicles. The cabin of this new SUV is one of the classier and more upscale executed by Mazda yet. It resembles that in luxury brands like the Audi. There are a certain harmony and sleekness to the exterior that will easily attract customers who have never considered it. The Mazda CX-9's engine is capable of towing up to a maximum of 3,500 pounds.

What's New for 2021?

The company knew what it was doing in the new Mazda CX-9 when it comes to upgrades. Customers near Covington, KY will no longer have to worry about not having smartphone connectivity in their SUV. All models now have standard Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Customers are also in for more fun and entertainment due to an upgrade in the infotainment system. The screen is 10.2 inches larger than in the outgoing model. The carbon edition is a new trim that has made its debut in the 2021 Mazda CX-9 lineup.


The powerhouse of the new Mazda CX-9 is a single four-cylinder 2.5-liter turbocharged engine. It powers all models of the new Mazda CX-9. The power discharged will depend on the type of fuel the driver uses. With premium fuel, it emits 250 horsepower and 320 torque. On the other hand, with 87-octane regular gas, it only manages 227 horsepower and 310 torque. These values are more than sufficient to power this beauty. Standard in the SUV is an automatic six-speed transmission mated to the engine. The standard arrangement is the front-wheel drive. The Signature trim gets standard all-wheel-drive, which is optional in the rest of the models. Models with the all-wheel option have the advantage of off-road traction assistance. The EPS rates the engine at 22 mpg city and 28 mpg highway in the forward-wheel models.

Interior and technology

The cabin of the new Mazda CX-9 is designed for seven. However, having captain chairs in the second-row brings this number down to six. This option permits power operation on the second-row seats that boosts comfort for the passenger. The seven-seater option may not provide maximum comfort for adults seated in the third row. This row was designed with kids and teens in mind. Taller adults would be more comfortable in the front seats, which have bigger legroom than the middle-row seats. The cargo bay has 14.4 cubic feet for the passengers to utilize, but it can be increased to 71.2 cubic feet when the last two rows of seats are folded. Technology includes a larger 10.25-inch touchscreen, a speaker system, smartphone connectivity, rain-sensing wipers, keyless ignition, heated side mirrors, USB ports, a power-adjustable driver seat, and Bluetooth.


Families near Cincinnati will have confident rides in the new Mazda CX-9 because of its driver aids. They include high beam control, emergency braking, and lane-keeping assistance. High beam control is a function that is standard in all models. When no vehicles are on the road, the system activates high beam headlights to improve road visibility. It then dims the lights when it detects approaching vehicles. Smart city brake support is an emergency braking system. It has pedestrian detection. It operates within two mph to 50 mph in preventing crashes. It monitors any potential collisions ahead and slows the SUV down or stops it when the driver does nothing to avoid the collision. It is also standard across all Mazda CX-9 models. Lane-keeping assistance is a system that works hand in hand with lane departure warnings. If the driver deviates from road lanes, it uses sound and visible signs to alert the deviation.

Ready To Learn More?

If you would like to learn more about the Mazda CX-9, stop by Kerry Mazda of Florence, located in Florence, KY. Our team would be proud to assist you. We can also help you with all of your financing needs

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    Florence, KY 41042

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