2023 Mazda CX-9 Signature

  • Three rows with newest infotainment system
  • Pricing: $42,000-$54,000 and then comes fees and taxes = another $10,000
  • All AWD
  • Fairly tight front seat
  • Captain chairs with armrests are nice, but bench seat available to get to 7 pass
  • Not the largest SUV with 3 rows: all up, barely room for a carry-on
  • Third row down lots of cargo room
  • Seats comfy with upgraded lumbar in up trim; no massage


  • Sport mode it’s fast off the line
  • 5 I4 turbo = 250 hp/320 lb-ft w Premium or 227 hp/310 lb-ft w reg, the recommended fuel
  • Fuel economy (L/100 km): 11.6/9.1
  • 6-spd auto
  • Off-road mode activated with a button; a cottage mode, essentially, to slightly improve traction
  • Bigger SUV and drives like it with just better
  • G-vectoring control…chassis, body, engine and transmission; tad braking when wheel turned…
  • Good power


  • Smallish sunroof
  • Refreshed infotainment; fires up quickly
  • Rotary wheel
  • 360 camera GT and up trim lines ($51,000 plus)
  • Heated/cooled seats
  • Normal seats
  • Nard button on infotainment; one button
  • Not a touchscreen and somewhat smallish
  • Gague cluster
  • Hard buttons for climate
  • Nice interior lighting at night
  • Silber carbon fibre trim
  • Many interior colours
  • Excellent BOSE sound system





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