Does the 2020 Mazda CX-9 Make an Ideal Sport Utility Car?

The increasing popularity of crossovers left many other car models suffer a setback in their sales record. The major reason behind this popularity isn’t much difficult to speculate. It is because the crossovers bring the best of both worlds under one roof. In most cases a crossover fuses the sportiness of an SUV with the cabin comfort of a compact car. among them, some crossovers take a step ahead by intermingling sports cars with the blessings of utility vehicles. The 2020 Mazda CX-9 is one such sport utility car that not only pampers its passengers but also rewards its drivers with loads of comforting features that is pivoted around the cockpit of the crossover SUV.

First Ride Impression

To look at, the 2020 Mazda CX-9 appeared with well-crafted body at the showroom of Phoenix Mazda dealerships. We could instantly realize that this Mazda crossover now wears an attire closer to that of luxury segment than a utility crossover SUV, while some of its styling cues are directly imbibing the sports car characters.

The 2020 Mazda CX-9 lines up its dynamic feature packages in the flavors of Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, and Signature trims.

Making more than required space for seven adult passengers and  pair of kiddies. Our test drive with this crossover brought us back highly impressed by its nimble handling while its luxurious interior composed of premium materials allured our family members to linger for some more time during the test drive session.

The only things we found as average is the overall cargo space that Behind row three, the CX-9 can lug around 14 cubic feet of cargo, with much of that above the window line. That figure balloons to 38 cubes with the second row folded,

Power for the Workhorse

Falling under the segment of five-passenger crossover, even though it can usher seven, the 2020 Mazda CX-9 makes a wonderful utility sports car choice for various reasons. But what makes its position clear among its segment is its ride comfort which is a plain outcome of the powerful 2.5-liter turbo-4 engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission that work so heartily with a 250-horsepower at its disposal, and in combination with its sharp driving dynamics that includes 18-inch wheels made standard on both the base and Touring trims.

Safety Standards Maintained

To make the 2020 CX-9 a safer car to drive, Mazda has set an advanced suite of active safety features as standard to minimize the chances of a collision for this year. This has earned the 2020 Mazda CX-9 good ratings at the crash-tests. It has been selected by the IIHS as a Top Safety Pick+ for making the adaptive LED headlights optional on all trims.

The sales staff of the Phoenix Mazda dealership showroom suggest the prospective buyers to consider all the pros and cons of the 2020 Mazda CX-9 in comparison to its rivals and to go ahead with the purchase of the trim only when they are convinced that the 2020 Mazda CX-9 makes an ideal sport utility car.