Mazda’s flagship crossover SUV CX9 has been further refined with technology updates and performance improvements, it has been announced.
Mazda’s engineers continue to “make meaningful improvements to their award-winning family SUV for the benefit of drivers and passengers in all three rows,” according to a press statement issued in Doha by National Car Company, the sole agent for Mazda in Qatar.
Among the updates are a “refined, retuned suspension that offers a smoother, quieter and more natural ride and greater sound suppression by way of a thicker headliner and thicker floor mats, which aid in ease of conversation and enjoyment,” the statement notes.
National Car Company introduced the Mazda CX-9 High Plus grade, Mazda’s flagship model, during a 10-day roadshow at Doha Festival City, which attracted thousands of enthusiastic visitors who appreciated the design and features of the new model. Mazda CX9 High Plus is equipped with sophisticated and luxurious interior having Auburn Nappa Leather seating surfaces, a hand-stitched, leather-wrapped “chidori” steering wheel, new Santos rosewood interior trim and supplemental interior lighting around the transmission shifter.
The MZD Connect infotainment system has now been upgraded with newly available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, which allows access to one’s smartphone’s maps, playlists, contacts and compatible apps with the voice-controlled personal assistant that will also read incoming text messages and allow reply without taking the hands off the wheel.
Mazda CX-9 High Plus features a new 7-inch TFT reconfigurable gauge cluster display, ventilated driver and passenger seats, new power-folding door mirrors, frameless day and night rear view mirror and a new 360° View Monitor, adding to the comfort and convenience taking the customer expectations to a new level.
The advanced proactive safety features have been reinforced in the High Plus grade further to the standard and optional features available in the mid and high grades — Full Speed Mazda Radar Cruise Control, Smart City Brake Support (front and rear) automatic emergency braking with Pedestrian Detection, etc being a few. These features are in addition to the existing CX-9 High grade offering a power sunroof, Bose Premium 12-speaker audio system, LED fog lamps and Mazda GPS Navigation system.
Now on display at the National Car Company-Mazda showroom in Al Nasr, the Mazda CX-9 is the “ultimate blend of stunning sophistication and a family SUV”. The shape cuts an elegant figure on the road thanks to ‘KODO – Soul of Motion’ design. “Add the latest in connectivity, passenger comforts and i-ACTIVSENSE safety technologies and you’ve got a seven-seater that brings together luxury with practicality your family will love, but you’ll love even more,” the statement adds,
Mazda CX-9 models come equipped with an innovative, award-winning SKYACTIV-G 2.5T petrol engine delivering breakthrough performance and elevated levels of driving pleasure.
The direct injection turbocharged engine provides more immediate power of 250HP and 420Nm torque for effortless acceleration and overtaking while maintaining excellent fuel economy. The smooth ride is further enhanced with the latest advances in SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY, of which CX-9 boasts of the full suite.
Source : https://www.gulf-times.com/story/612965/Flagship-Mazda-CX9-signature-grade-offering-refine