A Week With The 2017 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD – A Review
I was provided an opportunity to test drive the 2017 Mazda CX-9 Signature Edition through DriveShop for a week – no compensation was provided and all opinions are my own.
As a blogger I get some very fun and unique opportunities so when I was given the opportunity to test drive the new 2017 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD, I jumped at the chance. Given that we were given a car, we decided to take it into the mountains, and give it a little off road time and see how it handled in this curvy road conditions.
The 2017 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD (All Wheel Drive) was impressive from the moment I saw it. The Machine Grey Metallic and 20″ Alloy Wheels made the car look distinguished yet approachably drivable. The car seats 5 comfortably with an optional 2 additional seats in the rear that fold down to extend trunk space when not in use.
The sticker states that the car gets 20 miles per gallon in the city, and 26 on the highway. While I can not attest to the accuracy of this claim, I can say that we drove a couple hundred miles over the course of the week. Within this week we drove in a variety of road conditions (stop and go traffic, curvy mountains, freeway and city streets) and seven days later we had a tad under half a tank remaining.
The 2.5 turbo engine gave the car power, while remaining a smooth drive. The car was comfortable for me to drive, and while I loved the feeling on the road, I never felt the car was to much to handle.