Just the Facts: What You Need to Know about 2019 Mazda CX-9

7 Seater Suv Luxury Mazda Cx-9.
Mazda CX-9

The 2019 Mazda CX-9 is a three-row SUV that seats 7 and looks great doing it. It also offers plenty of premium features that make it feel luxurious but with a value price point.

Read more about the luxury touches we loved in the Mazda CX-9 Here.

Mazda Cx-9 Frontend

Mazda CX-9’s Excellent-Looking Exterior Front Grille.

What We Loved About It

The price point means this three-row SUV is more affordable than most, and we can all enjoy its luxury touches like

  • Automatic locking when you walk away with the key fob
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is standard on Touring and above
  • Nappa Chrome Brown Leather seats in the Signature model
  • Heated second-row seats
  • Head-up display

and More! Read all about the ten features I felt was luxury at this price point here.

Mazda Cx-9

The Automatic walk-away lock and side view mirror fold is standard on the Top of the Line Model.

What You Get for Your Hard-Earned Money

There are four trim levels for the 2019 Mazda CX-9 with the base Sport model (GS in Canada) starting at $32,280 USD / $36,750 CAD to the Signature model (as shown in the photos throughout this post) at $45,365 USD / $51,500 CAD.


Mazda Cx-9

The front and second-row boast heated seats!

For the base Sport (GS model in Canada):

The Sport model (or GS in Canada) starts at $32,280 USD or $36,750 CAD.

  • Cloth seating
  • Front-wheel Drive option
  • Keyless entry
  • Cruise Control
  • Standard Apple CarPlay + Android Auto
  • Automatic rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • 7″ Infotainment display
  • Heated front seats
  • 18″ Wheels

The options available on this model are USD $1290 for the Driver’s Power Seat and I-Activesense Package with include a power driver’s seat with power lumbar support, heated front seats, heated side mirrors, automatic headlights, high beam control, lane-keep assist, lane departure warning and more.

Bump up to the AWD model and all of the above is included in the Canadian model topping out at $42,020 CAD.

The AWD Sport model is USD $35,125.

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Mazda Cx-9 Cargo

There is enough space for groceries and more even with the third row in use.

Touring (or GS-L in Canada):

This trim level starts at $37,130 USD or $45,320 CAD

All of the above plus:

  • AWD only
  • Leather seating
  • Standard sunroof
  • 8″ Infotainment display
  • Rear seat center console with two USB ports
  • Heated rear seats (second-row)
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat
  • 20″ Wheels

The Driver’s Power Seat and I-Activesense Package are standard on the Touring and above models.

Cx-9 Driver Cabin Interior

Spacious, comfortable and sleek looking Nappa Leather in Chrome Brown on the Signature model.

Grand Touring (or GT in Canada):

This trim starts at $42,640 USD or $50,520 CAD

All of the previous features plus:

  • Premium Bose® sound system with 12 speakers
  • 360° View Monitor
  • Navigation system
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Windshield-projected color active driving display / Head-up display
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio (includes complimentary 3-month trial subscription)
  • Ventilated front seats (three-position adjustable)
  • 8-way power-adjustable front passenger’s seat (includes power lumbar support)
  • Driver’s seat memory position (2 memory settings)
  • Retractable rear door sunshades
  • 20″ Wheels


The top of the line, loaded and beautifully equipped Signature trip starts at $45,365 USD / $53,520 CAD and includes all of the above plus:

  • Nappa leather-trimmed upholstery with premium stitching detail
  • Santos Rosewood-trimmed center console panel and door switch panel
  • Signature grille illumination
  • Premium cross-stitching detail on steering wheel

Further Reading: Apple CarPlay: Why I Love It and Why You Need It

Mazda Cx-9 Sleek Exterior

The sleek looks resemble that of a much pricier SUV.

What You Need to Know

  • In Canada, the unlimited mileage warranty is available on all Mazda models for 2019. The mileage limitation remains unchanged in the US as follows: 36 month/36k Mile for new-vehicle limited warranty, 5 year/60k mile powertrain limited warranty, and 3yr/36k mile roadside assistance.
  • Add a rear-seat entertainment system for $1,795 USD
  • Fuel mileage is very good for a large three-row SUV at 26 MPG or  9.1 L/100KM highway.
2019 Mazda Cx 9

Apple CarPlay is Standard on the CX-9 and we LOVE Apple CarPlay!

I was provided the Mazda CX-9 for one week to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own.

Connie Peters is a mother of 3 girls in suburban Vancouver, Canada and has been an online entrepreneur since... More about Connie Peters