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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2021 Mazda CX-9: Trim Levels

The 2021 Mazda CX-9 is available in five trim levels. Each model comes with its own set of unique features, characteristics, and visual traits. At Art Hill Mazda, we are here to help you familiarize yourself with everything the 2021 CX-9 has to offer. This midsize 3-row SUV is designed to provide exciting driving, immersive technological integration, and smooth performance from Merrillville to Gary. Read on for a closer look at each trim level's key features!

2021 Mazda CX-9 Sport

The 2021 Mazda CX-9 Sport is equipped with plenty of high-end features. A turbocharged 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine produces up to 227 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque for balanced performance, while an advanced six-speed automatic transmission system keeps you in control. Front-wheel-drive is standard, with the option of upgrading to all-wheel-drive. 18" alloy wheels provide optimal traction, while automatic LED headlights keep visibility clear in any condition. Additional features include heated front seats, three-zone automatic climate control, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, and a 10.25" infotainment interface.

2021 Mazda CX-9 Touring

New CX-9 Touring models include several new features. These include keyless ignition/entry, rear USB ports, a power rear liftgate, power-adjustable front passenger seats, leather furnishing, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.

2021 Mazda CX-9 Carbon Edition

The Carbon Edition trim is a new addition to the CX-9 model line. Standard features include ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, second-row captain's chairs, a wireless charging pad, a model-specific dark-finish grille, 20" wheels, and new driver-assist features (Drive Attention Warning and Rear Automatic Braking).

2021 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring

The Grand Touring trim introduces a hands-free liftgate, an integrated navigation system, an advanced head-up display, Traffic Sign Recognition, and a comprehensive surround-view camera system.

2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature

The range-topping Signature trim comes with standard all-wheel-drive, giving you unrivaled control of every turn from Hammond, IN, to Valparaiso. An exclusive model-specific grille design exudes confidence, while full LED lighting improve visibility. Interior furnishing is quilted leather, and wood trims add to a sense of luxury. Second row captain's chairs are also standard for Signature models, along with a center console.