2021 MAZDA CX-9 Towing Capacity Details

February 12th, 2021 by

2021 Mazda CX-9 in the woods
Wondering to yourself, “How much can a Mazda CX-9 tow?” University Mazda is here to give you answers! The 2021 Mazda CX-9 is capable of towing up to 3,500 pounds with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.* That’s plenty of towing power to tow a small boat or even a trailer around Rio Rancho with ease. But does every Mazda CX-9 tow this much? Unlike many competitors, which make you upgrade trims or engines, the answer is a resounding, “Yes!” Learn more below, or contact us now!

2021 MAZDA CX-9 Engine

Pop open the hood of the new Mazda CX-9 and you’ll find a standard 4-cylinder engine that’s engineered to provide maximum fuel-efficiency while also offering top-notch towing capability:

2021 MAZDA CX-9 Engine Specs

  • Engine: 2.5L 4-Cylinder
  • Horsepower: 250 hp**
  • Torque: 310 lb-ft

This engine is mated to a smooth-shifting 6-speed automatic transmission that makes gear changes quick, easy, and barely noticeable. That’s especially helpful when towing around Santa Fe or Farmington! All-wheel-drive is also available on the Sport, Grand Touring, and Touring trims, while it’s standard in the luxurious and well-appointed Signature trim.

Mazda CX-9 Towing Features

These Mazda CX-9 towing features make it easier to tow confidently around Espanola:

  • The SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS with G-Vectoring Control system adjusts the weight of your Mazda CX-9 and the amount of torque applied to the wheels to keep you in control over all Albuquerque roads. And this system is standard in the Mazda CX-9!
  • Optional i-ACTIV AWD® System diverts power to the wheels that need it most. While AWD won’t change the Mazda CX-9 towing abilities, it will help make towing easier in adverse weather conditions!
  • Dynamic Stability Control with Traction Control System and Trailer Stability Assist work to adjust the vehicle’s characteristics to ensure optimal stability during cornering maneuvers.

Your Next MAZDA CX-9 Awaits at University Mazda!

Now that you’ve had a chance to further explore the new Mazda CX-9 and get answers to the question, “How much can a Mazda CX-9 tow,” it’s time to take the next step! if you’re looking for additional information, we invite you to call 1-505-761-1900. Then, whenever you’re ready, simply apply for financing online!

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*Up to 3,500 lbs. of towing capacity. Towing capacities shown are maximums and must be reduced by the weight of any passenger, cargo hitch or optional equipment in the towing vehicle. Please refer to vehicle Owner’s Manual for details regarding towing capacities and other valuable information. Towing a trailer may have an effect on vehicle’s handling, braking, durability, performance and driving economy. For specific information on recommended or required equipment, see your Mazda Dealer. Hitches are available through manufacturers other than Mazda.

**250 hp with 93 octane fuel. 227 hp with 87 octane fuel.