The Japanese based automaker Mazda has recently unveiled the facelifted version of the CX-9 model during the 2012 Australian International Motor Show in Sydney.
According to the car manufacturer, the Mazda CX-9 facelift has make its public debut at the 2012 AIMS and this is actually the second time the model is receiving an update since it was launched back in 2009. Just as you might have expected, the facelifted Mazda CX-9 is receiving the Kodo design treatment, which was first seen on the Takeri Concept and was transformed into the new Mazda6 generation. The same treatment has been applied to the 2014 Mazda3, which has recently leaked.
The Mazda CX-9 facelift is getting an upgraded infotainment system, a different front fascia, new colors and some other minor updates, including the i-ACTIVSENSE safety features, which include the High Beam Control, the Blind Spot Monitoring, the Lane Departure Warning or the Forward Obstruction Warning. Power is being provided by the 3.7L V7 unit, which is developing 273 HP and 367 Nm of torque, sent to the front-wheel or to the all-wheel drive through a six-speed automatic transmission. The model will be launched in Australia in December, this year.