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Engine and Performance Specs of the 2022 Mazda CX-9

The Mazda CX-9 is a mid-sized crossover produced by Mazda since 2006 and is built on a platform to compete with the SUV segment. It is known for its reliability and performance as it is one of the most fuel-efficient crossovers. Most performance vehicles are built to focus on handling and performance over utility. They are made to be driven and capably keep up with other vehicles. However, the Mazda CX-9 combines the high-performance handling aspects of a sports car with the utility of the SUV. Let’s find out the engine and performance specs of the 2022 Mazda CX-9 at Maple Shade Mazda in Maple Shade, NJ.

What engine powers the 2022 Mazda CX-9?

Style meets performance with the 2022 Mazda CX-9. All the versions of the SUV will be powered by a unique SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter Dynamic Pressure Turbo four-cylinder engine with Variable Valve Timing technology. The engine delivers up to an impressive 227 hp and 310 lb.-ft. of torque with 87 octane regular unleaded fuel. When the SUV uses 93 octane premium unleaded fuel, the engine produces over 250 hp and 320 lb.-ft. of torque.

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What drivetrain does the 2022 Mazda CX-9 use?

The 2022 Mazda3 uses the SKYACTIV®-Drive six-speed automatic transmission paired with manual-shift and sport mode for a thrilling driving experience. This year, the automaker has decided to keep the i-ACTIV AWD with Off-road Traction Assist as standard for all the trim levels. The 2022 Mazda CX-9 provides a fuel economy of 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, depending on driving conditions.

2022 Mazda CX-9 interior dashboard
2022 Mazda CX-9 gear shifter and selector knob


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