The Right Versatile SUV for the Right Family Vacation: The Mazda CX-9

Shopping for the right-sized SUV can be a tricky process. There are many mid-size crossovers that might not have enough space for you and your family's needs, but there are also full-size luxury SUVs that give you a great many unnecessary extra features for a larger price tag. Here at Art Hill Mazda in Merrillville, IN, we have a midsize crossover that is somewhere in the middle of the two and gives you a spacious and versatile interior capacity with the right amount of safety features and conveniences that you need all at a reasonable starting price to may budgets: the Mazda CX-9. Before you start planning your next family vacation, think about the right tool for you to get there in comfort and safety and make the switch to the Mazda CX-9 today!


Possibilities Through Versatility!

As soon as you step foot behind the wheel of this new midsize crossover SUV, you just might be pleasantly surprised at how much space that it has to offer. The Mazda CX-9 is the largest midsize crossover that we have to offer here at Art Hill Mazda and contains space for up to seven passengers with a high passenger volume, giving you and your passengers a lot more leg room as you take on the journey ahead. Its cargo area is also more spacious than many other midsize SUV competitors and features 14,4 cubic feet of cargo volume alone with 38.2 cubic feet of cargo volume available with the rear seats folded in and a grand total of 17.2 cubic feet behind the first rows, should you ever need it. When you step foot inside the new Mazda CX-9, you will feel the welcoming breeze from the standard three-zone automatic climate control and pollen filter, helping to keep unnecessary allergens out of the vehicle.

Safety, Practicality, and Style

Many full-size luxury SUVs offer you a great many glitzy, yet unnecessary extra features, without including some of them most practical and important safety features. The Mazda CX-9 is unlike your typical stylish SUV and not only features a diverse selection high-rated safety equipment, but also a few helpful navigational told which you may activate at your leisure. Such features include a Rearview Camera, Smart City Brake Support, child safety rear door locks, Hill Launch Assist, and Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. When driving at night, you will find that this midsize SUV provides just the right amount of illumination and safety thanks to its headlights, combination lights, and turn signals, which all utilize LED bulbs.

Entertain and Inform with MAZDA CONNECT™

As with our other new Mazda models here in Merrillville, IN, the new Mazda CX-9 offers more options for keeping your passengers informed and entertained with a variety of different applications, through the MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System. Using the Multifunction Commander Control or integrated voice commands, you can transition seamlessly through applications such as HD Radio™, Pandora®, Aha™, and the AM/FM radio system. In the event of an emergency, the MAZDA CONNECT™ system also features the E911 automatic emergency notification to alert first responders. This infotainment system is available on all trim levels, along with a six-speaker sound system, though trim levels such as the Grand Touring and Signature offer seamless smartphone integration, through Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, as well as a Bose® 12-speaker audio system.

Test Drive the New Mazda CX-9 Today!

If the Mazda CX-9 sounds like a welcome new addition to your family, then schedule a test drive and come check one out here at Art Hill Mazda on Lincoln Highway in Merrillville. See you soon.

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2022 Mazda CX-9 SUV Trim Levels

The 2022 Mazda CX-9 comes in six trims to give people in Merrillville a chance to pick and choose the features they want. These trim levels include:

  • CX-9 Sport: Families in Gary, IN will appreciate that the entry-level CX-9 model comes with a second-row bench seat and room for seven passengers. Other standard amenities in the CX-9 Sport include heated front seats, tri-zone automatic climate control, a 10.3-inch infotainment display, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a Wi-Fi hot spot. Standard driver assistance features in the Sport trim include blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, and forward collision warning.
  • CX-9 Touring: This luxurious trim comes with real leather upholstery for more comfort and elegance. Other standard features in the Touring model include a power-adjustable front passenger seat, proximity keyless entry, and a power liftgate.
  • CX-9 Touring Plus: Hammond, IN drivers will like that this model comes with a wireless device charging pad so that their smartphones won't run out of juice on long trips. Other standard amenities include ventilated front seats, and front and rear parking sensors. A moonroof and sunshades are included to let you lighten the cabin or keep the sun out of your eyes.
  • CX-9 Carbon Edition: This distinctive trim is available exclusively with gray exterior paint and red leather upholstery. People in Valparaiso will appreciate its hands-free liftgate for simplified loading. Other standard features on the Carbon Edition model include adaptive headlights, driver attention alert, and rear collision warning. This trim's standard heated steering wheel instantly warms up your hands on frigid days in Merrillville.
  • CX-9 Grand Touring: This model gains navigation, road sign recognition, and a surround-view parking camera system.
  • CX-9 Signature: This range-topping trim adds quilted leather upholstery, a second-row center console, and wood interior accents.