Mazda PH unveils new flagship in the 2022 CX-9

Mazda Philippines continues its efforts to elevate the standards of elegance, luxury and comfort in the Asian SUV segment as it introduces a safer and an even more lavish lineup for its flagship full-size seven-seater crossover, the CX-9. 

The 2022 CX-9 takes a more assertive presence on the road with the introduction of the sporty Black Edition and with upgraded new features across all three variants.

“The Mazda CX-9 has always been at the helm of Mazda’s ongoing journey to premium,” shares Steven Tan, president and CEO of Mazda Philippines. “As our premier SUV offering, it continues to champion a superior level of quality, richness, and performance that makes it stand out with prestige. We are confident that our discerning clientele will again be enamored by the new CX-9’s presence and the premium stature it affords them.”

The 2022 Mazda CX-9 Black Edition retails for P2,790,000

A delectable buffet of new features enhance comfort, convenience, and driving enjoyment across the entire 2022 CX-9 range. These include a standard new 9.2” infotainment display with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, standard wireless smartphone charger pad, Auto Hold function to complement the Electronic Parking Brake, G-Vectoring Plus, and paddle shifters.

2022 CX-9 AWD EXCLUSIVE: A flagship in every sense of the word

At the top of the 2022 CX-9 range sits the new CX-9 AWD EXCLUSIVE, which exudes a whole new level of exquisiteness and refinement. It’s equipped with the confidence-inspiring Mazda i-Activ All-Wheel Drive system, now further enhanced by Off-Road Traction Assist for superior handling and traction on or off the road. It boasts big 20-inch alloy wheels in Bright Silver, a new grille in Gray Metallic as well as larger tailpipe finishers. 

The 2022 CX-9 AWD EXCLUSIVE interior appointment includes three rows of elegant and supple Oriental Brown Nappa Leather. The front seats are ventilated for improved comfort. To further elevate the sense of luxury, the seat surfaces are Diamond Pattern Stitched, creating a cozier quilted living space for all passengers. An electric sunroof is standard. Both exclusive features come together to create an even airier cabin space for its upmarket clientele.

2022 CX-9 models boast a new 9.2-inch display with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and wireless smartphone charging (plus a 12-speaker Bose audio system for the CX-9 AWD Exclusive)

A rich audio experience comes with the superb 12-speaker BOSE Premium Sound System, which is faithfully mated to the 9-inch Mazda Connect infotainment controls. 

Finally, a higher level of driver and passenger safety is realized with the introduction of the complete set of i-Activsense Safety Technologies. The Php2,990,000 AWD EXCLUSIVE is enhanced by Radar Cruise Control, which automatically maintains the vehicle’s distance to the car it is following when activated. It also comes with Smart City Brake Support for the front and rear to reduce the probability of collision with oncoming vehicles while maneuvering in and out of parking spaces.

2022 CX-9 BLACK EDITION: Sporty and bold

An enticing new addition to Mazda’s flagship SUV lineup for 2022 is the CX-9 Black Edition, which stands out with its intricate grille design finished in lustrous Piano Black.

Fitted with 20-inch Black alloy wheels complemented by Gloss Black side mirrors, the 2022 CX-9 BLACK EDITION exudes youthful sportiness and refined elegance in every angle.

The CX-9 BLACK EDITION interiors make a bold statement with its supple leather seats in Burgundy and red stitching on the leather steering wheel. Both complement the elegant and classy dark finish and trim inside the cabin. Seat ventilation comes standard with the 8-way driver and 6-way passenger power-adjustable front seats.

Passengers will likewise appreciate the two USB ports embedded in the center armrest of the second row seats, as they will the 12-speaker BOSE Premium Sound System that creates an astonishing aural experience for all three rows. 

The 9.2-inch Mazda Connect LCD screen also displays the 360-degree camera view to assist drivers during parking maneuvers. And for added safety, the Php2,790,000 CX-9 BLACK EDITION is also equipped with i-Activsense Safety Technologies such as Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist and Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

2022 CX-9 TOURING: A luxurious entry to the luxurious lifestyle

The 2022 CX-9 TOURING maintains its premium presence as the introductory variant to the range. Its clean, minimalist exterior is designed for the busy executive. With its 18-inch alloy wheels in Gray Metallic and front-wheel drive configuration, it prioritizes riding comfort without sacrificing the commanding form the CX-9 is known for.

Leather seats in Black on all three rows continue to adorn the plush interiors of the CX-9 TOURING. It features 6-way driver and 4-way passenger power front seats. The Php2,490,000 CX-9 TOURING is proof that luxury and style can be accessible.

All variants of the 2022 Mazda CX-9 lineup will benefit from the responsive performance of the Skyactiv-G 2.5L Dynamic Turbo engine. Its 231ps and 420Nm of torque running on regular unleaded 93 RON gasoline is more than ample to deliver spritely performance uncommon in most large SUVs. The turbocharged engine is mated to a quick-shifting, six-speed Skyactiv-Drive automatic transmission to maximize performance and fuel efficiency. Along with G-Vectoring Control Plus, the Mazda CX-9 achieves the same exhilarating driving attributes one would expect from a Mazda. 

As with every available Mazda, all variants of the 2022 Mazda CX-9 will enjoy the premium ownership experience afforded by Mazda Philippines’ 5-Year Free Service Plan. It covers the expenses of periodic maintenance at either 6-month or 10,000-kilometer intervals, for up to 5 years or 100,000 kilometers, whichever comes first.  This allows Mazda customers to savor the peace of mind of not having to worry about PMS budgeting and cost inflation concerns during the course of their ownership experience. And with its 3-Year Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty, the 2022 Mazda CX-9 will continue to provide an enriching and fulfilling ownership experience that is unique to Mazda.

Bermaz Auto Philippines, Inc. (Mazda Philippines) is the exclusive distributor of Mazda vehicles and parts in the Philippines. Mazda Philippines’ exemplary after-sales service record has been ranked #1 in the industry twice—in the 2016 and 2019 J.D. Power Customer Service Index Study.

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