A black 2020 Mazda CX-9 parked on a dirt road at night with its lights on.

How Does the 2020 Mazda CX-9 Perform?

Engine Specifications and Performance Features of the 2020 Mazda CX-9

When looking for a vehicle that can handle all of Pennsylvania’s seasons, anyone would want a model with strong performance specifications. Especially when it comes to traction and distribution, having a model that optimizes the drive can go a long way to keeping you ready for any weather. At Kelly Mazda, we’re happy to sell the 2020 Mazda CX-9, which can cover all the above bases. Check out how it can perform, below.

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The 2020 Mazda CX-9 and Its 2.5L 4 Cylinder Turbo Engine

Inside the 2020 Mazda CX-9 is a Skyactiv®-G 2.5L Turbo Engine. With the turbo engine as standard, all models receive up to 250 horsepower and 320 ft-lbs of torque when using 93 octane fuel. On standard fuel, the engine still receives a strong 227 horsepower and 310 ft-lbs of torque. With these specs, you receive instant acceleration without massive levels of “turbo lag” due to the dynamic pressure turbocharged portion of the engine. Meanwhile, CX-9 models are one of the better models in the three-row midsize SUV class when it comes to fuel economy. It receives up to 22 city, 28 highway MPG on front-wheel drive models.

What Other Performance Features are Available?

On top of its turbo engine, the 2020 Mazda CX-9 has additional features to help with your performance on the road. One available feature is the model’s i-ACTIV® AWD function, which can be equipped on any trim level. Its system is predictive, meaning it helps to predict traction loss and sends torque to each tire when needed most. Plus, the model’s Off-Road Traction Assist can optimize torque when driving on uneven terrain – perfect for those wintry Scranton months.

Find a 2020 Mazda CX-9 at Kelly Mazda

Putting together a strong turbo engine with strong performance features makes the 2020 Mazda CX-9 a great option for those in the Scranton, PA area. Stop in to Kelly Mazda today to find the ideal trim level for you, or find our inventory online for your viewing pleasure!

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