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Award-Winning CX-9 Engine: Added Gas Mileage, Added Power

award-winning CX-9 engine

Mazda recently received an award for its incredible performance and engineering. Specifically, this award came from WardsAuto for the 2.5-liter DOHC Turbocharged I-4 engine found under the hood of the Mazda CX-9. This is not only an honor, but it demonstrates the incredible capabilities of the new CX-9.

According to WardsAuto, the new engine is made from aluminum alloy and it provides up to 250 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque, while also earning up to 27 mpg on the highway. This new engine enabled the engineers to cut approximately 250 pounds from the previous generation, and it also increased gas mileage by a whopping 25%. It’s no wonder this award-winning CX-9 engine is getting so much attention.

“Most turbocharged gasoline engines use enrichment very early on, leading to fuel economy that rarely meets the EPA-estimated numbers,” says Kelvin Hiraishi, director of engineering, Mazda. “While the SKYACTIV 2.5T’s cooled EGR doesn’t improve the catalog (official) fuel economy numbers, it does pay dividends for customers to achieve greater real-world efficiency.”

Perhaps one of the most impressive features is the Dynamic Pressure Turbo System. Though this engine is a four-cylinder, with fewer cylinders than the previous V6, it nevertheless maintains power thanks to a tuned turbo system. This engine optimizes exhaust to increase power without sacrificing fuel economy. This is just one way the new CX-9 sets itself apart.

If you have any questions, would like to learn more, or want to test drive the new CX-9, visit us today at Steet Ponte Mazda!

Learn about 2016 Mazda CX-9 Features

The all-new Mazda CX-9 is one of the most advanced SUVs on the road, with features inside and out making every drive more convenient, fun, and comfortable.

2016 Mazda CX-9 Features2016 Mazda CX-9 features include tons of standard and available exterior and interior features such as its available heated front seat and heated door mirrors, the convenient Mazda Mobile Start, and an Auto-Dimming Mirror with Homelink. The CX-9’s three rows of seating have 60/40 split seating in the second row and 50/50 in the third, allowing for tons of extra cargo space and plenty of seating options.

When it comes to convenience, you’ll love how much the CX-9 has to offer. A rearview camera makes backing out easier, and steering wheel controls for audio and cruise control let you use these features without taking your eyes off the road. The CX-9 comes standard with three-zone climate control and turn signal lights in the side mirrors, among other helpful and comfort-focused features.

The CX-9 boasts a customized sound developed with the available Bose 12-Speaker Centerpoint Surround Sound System, giving you unbeatable sound quality. Then there’s MazdaConnect, Mazda’s infotainment system, which gives you access to entertainment apps and make phone calls.

The CX-9 is designed for people who love to drive, bringing together all kinds of features in one stylish and comfortable SUV. For more info on the new CX-9 visit us at Steet Ponte Mazda!

Tailgate this Football Season in a Mazda CX-3!

Football season is in full swing and part of the fun is tailgating before you go to the game! The 2016 Mazda CX-3 makes a great tailgating vehicle along with the CX-5 and CX-9! These crossovers and SUVs provide comfort and cargo space so you can pack all your tailgating necessities!

2016 Mazda CX-3 - Tailgate this Football SeasonThe 2016 Mazda CX-3 is the youngest of the three making its debut earlier this year. This crossover is up for your adventures, especially your tailgating ones! It has a spacious cargo area with 12.4 cubic feet of storage behind the second-row seats. We recommend this crossover for smaller groups since it has seating for up to 5.

The 2016 Mazda CX-5 is perfect for families or groups of friends that are looking to take a little more to their tailgate event. It still has seating for up to 5 but has a larger cargo area. You can pack in a larger cooler with your favorite beverages and more room for snacks and food.

The 2015 Mazda CX-9 is the party vehicle. It has seating for up to 7 so you can travel with more friends or pack in more tailgating necessities! It gets great fuel economy as well since all of our favorite New York NFL teams are a drive away. Your passengers are sure to enjoy the ride with the comfort and spacious interior!

These are just a few reasons why we love the Mazda CX-3, CX-5 and CX-9 for all of our tailgating needs! We’ve got them all in stock so come down and test drive one today!