Mazda CX-9 driving through intersection on busy city street

Which Mazda Cars Are AWD?

The Mazda i-ACTIV AWD® system can be found on all of the Mazda SUVs. Compact models such as the Mazda6 and Mazda3 are only offered with front-wheel drive. Browse our inventory and read on to discover the AWD Mazda you’ve been looking for to enhance your Rio Rancho commutes.

Mazda SUVs With AWD

So, which specific Mazda cars are AWD? i-ACTIV AWD® is available on all of the Mazda SUVs. It comes standard on higher trims but is also offered as an add-on for lower trim levels. Find the AWD Mazda that’s right for you at University Mazda. Here are the models and trims that offer AWD:

2019 Mazda CX-3

  • CX-3 Sport
  • CX-3 Touring
  • CX-3 Grand Touring

2019 Mazda CX-5

  • CX-5 Sport
  • CX-5 Touring
  • CX-5 Grand Touring
  • CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve
  • CX-5 Signature

2019 Mazda CX-9

  • CX-9 Sport
  • CX-9 Touring
  • CX-9 Grand Touring
  • CX-9 Signature

If a smooth and efficient commute with great handling is at the top of your list, you can’t choose wrong with our Mazda SUVs. Find out more about these models as well as what they have to offer and get behind the wheel of your favorite!

What is the i-ACTIV AWD® System?

The i-ACTIV AWD® system is Mazda’s new all-wheel drive technology that allows for more control in harsh conditions. This system uses sensors to track road conditions, interpret the information, and make adjustments to the torque sent out to the axles, making this an active torque split AWD system. This system is also paired with the Front-Wheel Slip-Warning Detection System which also uses sensors to monitor wheel slips, providing torque to the rear wheels for better control.

Graphic rendering of inner workings of i-ACTIV AWD

Find Mazda AWD Cars at University Mazda Today!

You can find the right Mazda AWD SUV for you and your daily drives here at University Mazda. Plus, when you buy with us, you have access to rotating new vehicle specials for additional savings. Learn more about these fully capable models and all they have to offer you and your Santa Fe adventures, then make your way to our dealership for a test drive. Contact University Mazda with any questions in the meantime about our models, services, the Mazda CX-5 safety ratings, or even to learn what happens if you don’t change your oil!

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