The 2021 Mazda CX-9 Ignite Edition has been launched in Malaysia. This refreshed version of Mazda’s flagship three-row SUV is fully imported from Japan and comes with some styling and feature updates.
Styling-wise, the “Ignite Edition” features gloss black trim on the wing mirrors and on the new front grille. It also gets 20″ black metallic aluminium alloy wheels. Complementing this in the interior is black trim on the dashboard, door panels and handle bezels. The seats are upholstered in Burgundy leather for a more premium cabin ambience.
Also new to the CX-9 is an infotainment system which now features Wireless Apple CarPlay™ as well as Android Auto™ capabilities. Additionally, a wireless charger is also installed for added convenience and neatness. Furthermore, the driver also gets a pair of paddle shifters now for a little bit more driving enjoyment.
The CX-9 is powered by the Skyactiv-G 2.5 Turbo engine that is capable of 228 hp and 420 Nm of torque. equipped. The turbocharged engine is paired with a quick-shifting, 6-speed Skyactiv-Drive automatic transmission and has G-Vectoring Control Plus as standard. You will also have a choice of either a Two-Wheel Drive (2WD) version or Mazda’s i-Activ All-Wheel Drive (AWD).
The equipment list between the 2 variants are practically identical. Standard features include leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, 3-zone automatic climate control, 10-way power driver’s seat with memory positioning, interior LED accents, Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio pairing, keyless entry and push-button start. LED headlights with auto-leveling, LED daytime running lights and tail lights, and rain-sensing windshield wipers are also standard in the 2021 Mazda CX-9.
In addition, the CX-9 is also fitted with Mazda’s suite of i-Activsense safety features. This includes Adaptive LED Headlights, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning with Lane-Keep Assist, Driver Attention Alert, Smart City Brake Support, and the newly added Smart Brake Support and Mazda Radar Cruise Control.
The sleek 2021 Mazda CX-9 comes with an exterior colour range that includes Soul Red Crystal, Machine Gray, Snowflake White Pearl, Sonic Silver, Deep Crystal Blue and Jet Black.
Retail prices for the 2021 CX-9 start from RM319,847.40 (2WD) and RM335,215.40 (AWD). The prices are inclusive of the 50% SST (Sales Tax) reduction applied on CBU models until 31 December 2021.
The CX-9 is covered by a 5-year Manufacturer’s Warranty and comes with 5 years of Free Maintenance according to the manufacturer’s standards and is inclusive of labour, parts and lubricants. Both Manufacturer’s Warranty and Free Maintenance have a coverage period of 5 years or 100,000 km a mileage limit, whichever comes first.