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2008 Mazda CX-9

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$4,351 — $11,343 USED
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Sport Utility
7 Seats
18-19 MPG
(Combined)
Key specs of the base trim
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Overview

Is this the car for you?

The Good

  • Carlike responses
  • Highway stability
  • Interior quality
  • Visibility

The Bad

  • Too-light steering effort
  • Front seat cushions could be longer
  • Third row best left for kids
2008 Mazda CX-9 exterior side view

What to Know

about the 2008 Mazda CX-9
  • New 3.7-liter V-6 for 2008
  • New optional blind-spot warning system
  • Seats seven
  • Stability system with Roll Stability Control
  • Optional rearview camera

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Our Take

from the Cars.com expert editorial team

Cars.com's Mike Hanley walks you through the seating arrangement in the 2008 Mazda CX-9. The CX-9 competes with the GMC Acadia and Hyundai Veracruz.

Consumer Reviews

What drivers are saying

4.6
45 reviews — Read All reviews
Exterior Styling
(4.8)
Performance
(4.7)
Interior Design
(4.5)
Comfort
(4.7)
Reliability
(4.4)
Value For The Money
(4.5)

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(4.0)

I love this SUV

by mazdacx9man from Minneapolis, MN on January 16, 2019

This vehicle has it all, 3rd row seating, heated leather seats, and great control on the road. I only wish that it hadnt been in a drive by shooting by our old house and every time wife looks at the ... Read full review

(5.0)

Best Car for the price

by Mairaj from Toronto on November 29, 2018

I can not believe these cars are so cheap in Canada. You can get a 2008 for $3000 which is amazing. I own a 2008 and 2009 and absolutely love them. Luxury vehicle with great interior and an amazing ... Read full review

Safety

Recalls and crash tests

Recalls

The 2008 Mazda CX-9 currently has 0 recalls


Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

Based on 2008 Mazda CX-9 Sport

NHTSA rates vehicles using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Overall Rollover Rating
4 Star
Driver's
5 Star
Passenger's
5 Star
Front Seat
5 Star
Rear Seat
5 Star
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The CX-9 received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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