The bookings for two premium SUVs- Mazda CX-9 and Mazda CX-5 have opened in Nepal by the authorized distributor of Mazda vehicles, Paramount Motors Pvt. Ltd.
These SUVs have power-packed performance and luxury-focused features. The new Mazda CX-9 in Nepal is worth Rs. 1,63,90,000 (for 4WD-High+).
Mazda CX-9 Overview
The Mazda CX-9 is an excellent compact SUV with sporty handling, turbocharged engine option, high-class interior, and various standard features. The SUV shows off new styling and extraordinary handling abilities. The central display screen is larger than the previous edition, and the touchscreen function is removed from this edition.
Engine and Performance
Mazda CX-9 is available in a 2.5L petrol engine with a displacement of 2488cc.
The 2.5L engine is powered by an inline four-cylinder, Chain-driven dual overhead cams, 4-valve with variable valve timing(VVT), DOHC Skyactiv G Engine. It can produce a maximum power of 231 PS at 5000 rpm and a maximum torque of 420 Nm at 2000 rpm.
This engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift and sport mode, also featuring a twin-clutch gearbox.
The fuel tank capacity of the 2.5L engine SUV is 72 liters. The fuel system used in this SUV is the same as that of the CX-5, Advanced Direct Injection.
Exterior and Interior Features
Mazda CX-9 has a classic Mazda design, with a modern and straightforward feeling. Mazda’s design philosophy, Kodo: “Soul of Motion,” creates a sense of motion even when at a standstill. The SUV is inviting and refined and is decorated with Nappa Leather, and features a large 10.25-inch center display.
The chairs provide comfort, and patterned aluminum trim accents, new quilting, and piping on seats add a more inspiring style.
The external features of the SUV include high beam control, LED headlights with auto on-off, LED DRLs and LED combination taillights, and auto height control. The roof-mounted antenna and body-colored rear roof spoiler are other prominent features of the CX-5.
The dual exhaust outlets of the SUV also have a bright finish.
The SUV has body-colored power side mirrors with LED turn signals and heated side mirrors along with rain-sensing variable-intermittent windshield wipers. The other feature includes a front grille in a bright finish.
The interior of the CX-9 gives you polished grace and sophistication. The inside is made from genuine layered wood trim, Caturra Brown Nappa leather-trimmed seats, premium stitching, and more to please both driver and passenger.
Every button, display, and gauge in the CX-9 SUV is placed at positions that keep you better connected to the road and limit distractions. The SUV has speed-sensitive power door locks with 2-stage unlocking, remote keyless entry, and push-button start.
It also has features like a speedometer, a tachometer, and a fuel gauge having a black background with white lettering and silver surround.
- High beam control
- LED headlights with auto on/off and auto height control
- LED DRLs
- LED Combination taillights
- Intermittent rear wiper/washer
- Integrated LED turn signals.
- Heated side mirrors
- Rear privacy glass
- Dual Exhaust outlets
- Three-zone automatic climate control with pollen filter
The safety features of the Mazda CX-5 includes dual front airbags with seat belt use and passenger-weight sensors. There are front side-impact airbags and side-impact air curtains with rollover protection. Other safety features of the CX-5 are listed below:
- Blind Spot Monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert
- Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop and Go
- Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection
- Lane Departure Warning System with Lane-Keep Assist
- Engine-immobilizer anti-theft system
- Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
- LATCH rear seat, child seat anchors.
- Child safety rear door locks
- Rearview Camera
- Roll Stability control
Brakes and Suspension
The brakes on the SUV are all 4-wheel disc and diagonal hydraulic. On the front, the SUV has a 12.6-inch vented disc and a 12.8-inch solid disc at the rear end. The SUV is equipped with Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, and Brake assist.
The CX-5 has a 4-wheel independent suspension with a MacPherson strut front suspension with a stabilizer bar and a Multilink rear suspension with a stabilizer bar on the back end.
The Curb weight of the SUV is 3552 pounds for the FWD and 3691 pounds for AWD with a towing capacity of 2000 pounds. The SUV’s steering is a Power rack-and-pinion with Electronic Power-Assist Steering (EPAS).
Mazda CX-9 Specifications
|Engine||2.5L inline four-cylinder DOHC Skyactiv petrol engine|
|Emission||Euro 6 standard|
|Max Power||231 PS @ 5000 rpm|
|Max Torque||420 Nm@ 2000 rpm|
|Dimension||5075 x 1969 mm|
|Transmission||6-speed Automatic Transmission|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||74 liters|
|Mileage||9.3 km per liter|
|Front Tire||P255/60 R18 all-season tires|
|Rear Tire||P255/60 R18 all-season tires|
|Safety System||ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution|
|Suspension||MacPherson Strut Front Suspension and Multilink Rear Suspension|
|Ground Clearance||223.52 mm|
|Kerb weight (in pounds)||4,236 (FWD) / 4,409 (AWD)|
|Colors||Soul Red Crystal Metallic, Snowflake White Pearl Mica, Eternal Blue Mica, Jet Black Mica|
Mazda CX-9 Price in Nepal and Availability
Paramount Motors has opened the bookings for the two CX SUVs in Nepal. The 2.5L CX-9 4WD High+ SUV price in Nepal is Rs. 1,63,49,000. The two SUVs’ features are mostly the same, with only major differences in engine and features. The SUV will, however, be launched in February 2021.