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2010 Mazda CX-9
2010 Mazda CX-9
Available Price Range $8,450-$17,234 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 18-19 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2010 Mazda CX-9

Our Take

For the 2010 model year, the CX-9 seven-seat crossover gets its most significant update since 2008, when its V-6 engine grew in size from 3.5 to 3.7 liters. Available with front- or all-wheel drive, the CX-9 competes with the Chevrolet Traverse, Hyundai Veracruz and Toyota Highlander. The CX-9&ap... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Too-light steering effort
  • Front seat cushions could be longer
  • Third row best left for kids
  • Gas mileage

Notable Features

  • Seats seven in three rows
  • Restyled for 2010
  • Interior upgrades for 2010
  • Standard 3.7-liter V-6
  • Electronic stability system with Roll Stability Control
  • Optional blind spot warning system


Our Expert Reviews

Mazda's largest crossover, the CX-9, is completely inoffensive, entirely functional and totally boring. It does everything it's supposed to do: It carried the kids, stowed the cargo, provided the entertainment, but it never inspired me to love it. I really couldn't find anything wrong with it, but at the same time, I just didn't love it. Mazda does a great job balancing th... Read full review for the 2010 Mazda CX 9

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Consumer Reviews


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Big ride -drives small

by Car Enthusiast from Boiling Springs SC on March 25, 2010

My CX9 lives up to the Zoom Zoom add, would have to get a BMW X5 to beat the handling of this cross over. The 20 inch wheels add to the good looks. Not over powered but enough when you need it. Have t... Read Full Review


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Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2010 Mazda CX-9.

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Warranties Explained


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.


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.

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).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

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.

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