Mazda CX-9 for Sale in Nigeria
Unlike the Mazda CX-7, the Mazda CX-9 is a full-size crossover SUV, manufactured by the Japanese automakers Mazda Motor Corporation. Production of the Mazda CX-9 started in 2006 as the 2007 model. The Mazda CX-9 shares a similar platform with the Ford Edge, which is the Ford CD3 platform, which was originally designed by Mazda, and used by Ford on many of their vehicles. The Mazda CX-9 is one of the few cars on the road which is able to provide a sporty ride, and still provide the option for third row seating. With a handsome design, the Mazda CX-9 has a brilliant drive and is a very functional crossover. In Nigeria, more people are purchasing the Mazda CX-9, especially those who wanted to get the Mazda CX-7. With that, there is a huge used automobile market available to purchase these vehicles.
What to know when Buying Mazda CX-9
Performance and Specifications of Mazda CX-9
With three trim levels available, Mazda CX-9 comes in Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trims. All powered by a 273-horsepower, a 3.7-liter V6 harmonised to a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard trim comes with Front-wheel drive and an option for all-wheel drive on all trims. The engine of the Mazda CX-9 produces a torque of 249 lb-ft and horsepower of 263. With regards to fuel economy, the Mazda CX-9 is not exactly the most reasonable. With an average of 20.5 mpg on the front wheel drive and average of 19 mpg for the four wheel drive, it is one of the least fuel efficient SUVs around.
How is the design of Mazda CX-9
Resembling the now defunct Mazda CX-7, the Mazda CX-9 takes only exterior looks from it. On the interior, its cabin has the capacity to seat up to seven passengers, and with the second and third rows folded, provides a total of 101 cubic feet for cargo (ideal for the camping trip with the Mrs, isn’t it). Technology present in the base trim of the Mazda CX-9 are; a multi-function tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth and a six-speaker sound system. Cloth is used for the upholstery, and air conditioning is present. For the Touring trim, you are provided with heated and powered front seats, leather upholstery, rear parking sensors a rearview camera and a blind-spot monitoring system.
What are the best features of the Mazda CX-9?
The 2013 Mazda CX-9 is fitted with substantial upgrades which make it stand out significantly. Active safety features (Forward Obstruction Warning System, Lane Departure Warning System, and High Beam Control System), have been included in the 2013 Mazda CX-9 model and other years going forward. Another feature which makes the Mazda CX-9 stand out of the crowd is its ability to be stylish, yet practical. With a seating capacity of seven people, and ample cargo space, the Mazda CX-9 has proven to be one of the few Crossover SUVs (CUV) which has changed the game in the SUV line up.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Mazda CX-9 in Nigeria
In Nigeria, the Mazda CX-9 is not so popular amongst users, but in due time, will become one. With the average Nigeria's craving for quality, style and class, the Mazda CX-9 will definitely win the hearts of the Nigerian populace. Also, knowing that it is not compulsory to buy a brand new Mazda CX-9, many individuals will opt for the cheaper “tokunbo” ones which came from foreign countries, and some other ones which were used locally in the country and have been “registered”.
The Best Mazda CX-9 year to Buy
Only one generation produced, but a facelift was included in the 2010 Mazda CX-9, the best model to buy would be the ones released either in 2014 Mazda CX-9 or 2015 Mazda CX-9. Not saying the older years are not good enough, but improvements have been made to them to further give a better, safer and proper car. This current generation of the Mazda CX-9 in any year of production, and we believe the coming years of production of the Mazda CX-9 will surpass this expectation.
Mazda CX-9 Price in Nigeria
The estimated price of a brand new Mazda CX-9 is about N10,000,000. This price however includes the cost of shipping and clearing and delivering the vehicle to the show room. The profit made from the sale of the vehicle is also inclusive in the price above. However, there are cheaper ways to get your Mazda CX-9. A tokunbo one or Nigerian used one cost much less than the price of a brand new one, in similar conditions.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) Mazda CX-9 for sale is priced according to mileage recorded and also year of manufacture;
- 2007 Mazda CX-9 – 2014 Mazda CX-9: N4,200,000 – N8,000,000
Nigerian Used (Registered) Mazda CX-9 for sale is priced based on the different trim level, year of registration, distance covered and year model;
- 2008 Mazda CX-9 – 2013 Mazda CX-9: N3,000,000 – N6,000,000
Overall impression of Mazda CX-9
Online reviewers have attested that the Mazda CX-9 is a fun car to drive, and still ensures passenger safety and comfort. Being in direct competition with the Ford Edge and Toyota Venza, the Mazda CX-9 is on its way of becoming one of the most sort after crossover SUVs in the Nigerian automobile market. With the availability of many tokunbo and Nigerian used models available, the Mazda CX-9 will continue to provide customers with all the brilliant features it comes with.