All About the 2020 MAZDA CX-9

Like any MAZDA, the CX-9 is sophisticated and offers exhilarating performance. Plus, this three-row SUV has room for the whole family! Here at Jim Ellis Mazda Marietta near Smyrna, we love the sporty handling combined with the spacious and comfortable cabin. Our extensive inventory includes different trim levels of the CX-9 so that you can easily find the best model for your needs.

Powerful Performance

The standard engine for the 2020 CX-9 is a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder making 227-horsepower along with 310 pound-feet of torque. Want a little extra oomph? This engine goes up to 250-horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque when you fill-up with premium gasoline. A smooth six-speed automatic transmission is standard for all models as well.

With sharp handling and responsive steering, the CX-9 is a joy to drive around Canton and beyond. It also gives you hard to beat fuel economy for a vehicle of this size and power. The EPA estimates it to get 22 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway when properly equipped. The CX-9 also allows you to bring along your favorite toys with its ability to tow up to 3,500 pounds.

High-Tech Safety

You can feel confident when behind the wheel of the 2020 CX-9 thanks to its cutting-edge driver aids. These features are designed to help monitor changing conditions around your vehicle and give you extra time to react. All models come with the i-Activsense® suite, which includes:

  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Pedestrian detection
  • Lane keep assist
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Lane departure warning

All models also come with rain-sensing windshield wipers, a rearview camera, and traffic sign recognition.

Trim Levels

Drivers from Kennesaw will love the entry-level Sport trim because it comes with all of today's most popular features. You'll get keyless entry, push-button start, tri-zone automatic climate control, and power-adjustment for the driver's seat. Other great features coming standard on the Sport include heated side mirrors, heated front seats, and leather on the shift knob and steering wheel.

The next trim level up, known as the Touring, adds things like a power liftgate. It also adds leather trim to the seats and power-adjustment for your front passenger. As for the luxurious Grand Touring trim, it gains great features like heated second-row seats and ventilated front-row ones. You also get a heated steering wheel and gain the hands-free function for the power liftgate.

Finally, there is the Signature trim level to consider. On top of the coming standard with all-wheel-drive, this model adds features like accent lighting and captain's chairs for the second row. It also has a unique style that utilizes genuine wood as well as Nappa leather.

Tech Features

The 2020 Mazda CX-9 is packed with today's latest technology features so that you stay connected and entertained on the road. Coming standard in the Sport trim is a 7-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, and two USB ports. For added convenience, you also get voice recognition.

Going with a higher trim will upgrade your screen size to 9-inches and add smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. These trims also add second-row USB ports. Available for the Touring trim and higher on those that come after it is also third-row USB ports, satellite radio, and a 12-speaker premium audio system.

Finance The New MAZDA CX-9 Near Kennesaw

The Mazda CX-9 hit the market in 2007 and has taken the lead in the midsize crossover SUV industry. The 2021 CX-9 comes with exciting and unique designs that put it ahead of its competition. Come to Jim Ellis Mazda Marietta today to take one out for a test drive and find out about the affordable Mazda CX-9 financing options that are available to you, including loans and leases.

Trim Levels

The 2021 Mazda CX-9 is available with either a front-wheel or all-wheel drive drivetrain. Both drivetrain options come in four trim levels, which are the:

  • Sport
  • Touring
  • Carbon Edition
  • Grand Touring

All four trims have seating to accommodate up to six people. However, some trims offer the option for three-row seating to accommodate up to seven people. All four trims also come with back row seating that can be raised and lowered as needed for cargo space. With both seats in the back row upright, you get around 14 cubic feet of storage space. However, with both seats put down, the cargo space increases to more than 70 cubic feet.


The 2021 CX-9 from MAZDA brings back the same performance features that made the 2020 edition a top seller. These specifications give you unmatched power and handling anywhere in Marietta and surrounding areas.

To start, your 2021 CX-9 comes equipped with a 2.5-liter gas engine. This engine has four cylinders and works with a six-speed shiftable automatic transmission.

Your new 2021 Mazda CX-9 is available as either a front-wheel or all-wheel drivetrain vehicle. Both options give you maximum control in any driving environment and make this SUV ideal for taking out on both the highway and city roads in Canton.


The interior of the 2021 Mazda CX-9 from MAZDA is built for your comfort and convenience. It has soft-touch black material upholstery covering the front bucket seats and back row seating. The seating throughout the car is also available trimmed in black leather.

Some other fixtures to expect inside of your 2021 CX-9 include:

  • Front and rear cupholders
  • One-touch power windows
  • Remote keyless power door locks
  • Heated mirrors
  • Dual vanity mirrors
  • Front and rear door pockets
  • Overhead console with storage

The inside of the 2021 Mazda CX-9 also comes with an air filtration system to reduce allergens, smoke, and other irritants in the air.


The outside of the 2021 Mazda CX-9 showcases its sporty appeal and beauty. The exterior of this SUV sits on 18-inch all-season painted alloy wheels. It also comes with a temporary spare tire.

The exterior of this SUV is available in four colors. It comes with roof rails, LED fog lights, a Class II trailer hitch, wheel locks and splash guards.


Some of the standard and available safety features that you get with the 2021 Mazda CX-9 include:

  • Rear child door safety locks
  • Daytime running LED lights
  • Turn signal mirrors
  • Dual front side-mounted airbags
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure monitoring
  • Four-wheel anti-lock brakes
  • Emergency braking
  • Post-collision safety system
  • Lane departure warning
  • Blind spot monitoring


The 2021 Mazda CX-9 comes with smartphone integration and Bluetooth® connectivity. However, it is also equipped with technology like USB ports for charging your devices, SiriusXM satellite radio, and an AM/FM stereo. The infotainment system also displays on a large LED touchscreen and includes integrated navigation and weather apps.

Contact Jim Ellis MAZDA Marietta, Serving Smyrna

Learn more about the 2021 Mazda CX-9 today. Explore our new inventory and then contact us to set up a test drive in Marietta or to check out financing options.