The 2016 Mazda CX-9 vs The 2016.5 Mazda CX-5
Vernon and East Hartford drivers considering either the 2016 Mazda CX-9 or the 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 will quickly find that Mazda can accommodate any crossover need. With an array of powerful engines, seating configurations, and a multitude of trims to choose from between the two crossover models, there is surely a Mazda crossover that’s a great fit for your active lifestyle. Find your crossover vehicle today at Mazda of Manchester!
Multiple Passenger and Cargo Configurations
The sporty 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 delivers two rows of seating for up to five passengers for Glastonbury drivers. The second row has a 60/40 split-fold to customize both the amount of cargo and passenger space on the fly. Fold down the rear seat completely, and increase the rear cargo volume from 34.1 cubic feet to 64.8 cubic feet.
The larger 7-passenger 2016 Mazda CX-9 gives Vernon drivers even more options for passenger and cargo configurations. The Mazda CX-9’s second row, too, features a 60/40 split and also reclines for a more comfortable ride. Its third row has a 50/50 split to further customize cargo volume to your unique needs. With all rows upright, the Mazda CX-9 delivers 14.4 cubic feet of cargo space; fold down the third row only and that figure increases to 38.2 cubic feet. With both rows folded, you’ll have a whopping 71.2 cubic feet of cargo volume at your disposal in the 2016 Mazda CX-9.
Powerful and Efficient Powertrain Options
With three engine choices among the two vehicles, there is a Mazda crossover with the combination of power and efficiency you’ve been looking for. The 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 features a standard 2.0L 4-cylinder engine and available 2.5L 4-cylinder that puts out up to 184 hp. You’ll also enjoy fuel economy of up to 35 mpg highway with the Mazda CX-5, making it a strong, efficient choice.
The 2016 Mazda CX-9 has a beefier SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo 4-cylinder engine that generates up to 250 hp. The Mazda CX-9 also gets up to 28 mpg highway, impressive economy for a 7-passenger vehicle.
Both the 2016 Mazda CX-9 and 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 are available with all-wheel drive for improved grip on a variety of terrains.
The fresh-faced 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 gets a mid-season upgrade to deliver an enhanced driving experience. Likewise, the bold 2016 Mazda CX-9 offers a host of standard and available features to create a comfortable ride. Both come standard with steering wheel-mounted controls for audio and cruise control, rearview camera, a remote keyless illuminated entry system, and push button start. Standard entertainment features include a 7” full color touch-screen, Bluetooth® connectivity, and the MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment system. Available upgrades include leather seating and a power sliding moonroof.
Drive the 2016 Mazda CX-9 and 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 Today!
Still can’t decide which Mazda crossover is right for you? Head to Mazda of Manchester for a test drive! If it helps, we’ll even bring the test drive to you, meeting you at home or work so you can check out the Mazda CX-9 or Mazda CX-5 at a time that works best for you. To schedule your test drive, you can contact us online, give us a call at (860) 645-4100, or simply stop by.