Australia: 2013 Mazda CX-9 was launched image

Mazda has recently launched the 2013 CX-9 in Australia where the model is now available to its future customers starting at 44,525 AUD.

According to the Japanese based automaker, the 2013 Mazda CX-9 is 100 AUD more expensive than the previous entry-level model with a starting price set at 44,525 AUD. The mid-spec Luxury versions are now 1,345 AUD cheaper and better equipped than the equivalent models in the old range while the price of the Gran Touring flagship has increased by 2,223 AUD but it’s now getting advanced technologies like the lane departure warning or the blind spot monitoring system.

The 2013 Mazda CX-9 Classic entry level is getting cruise control, three-zone climate control, leather wrapped steering wheel and gear knob, auto headlights, front fog lights, cloth upholstery, six-speaker audio system, Bluetooth and USB, amongst others. The CX-9 Luxury mid-spec becomes available for an extra 8,455 AUD and it’s adding chrome door handles, sunroof, heated side mirrors, eight-way electrically adjustable driver’s seat with memory function, heated seats, 10-speaker Bose premium sound system, TomTon satellite navigation and more. The AWD option is adding 4,500 AUD to the price.

The CX-9 Grand Touring is available for another 6,348 AUD and it’s getting LED daytime running lights, keyless entry, push-start button, power tailgate, auto-dimming rearview mirror, rear parking sensors, high-beam control, lane departure warning, forward obstruction warning, blind spot monitor and more. The mode is powered by the current 3.7 liter V6 petrol engine, producing 204 kW and 367 Nm of torque, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Fuel consumption stands at 11.0L/100km in 2WD and 11.2L/100km in AWD.

Source: Car Advice