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2008 Mazda CX-9 Long-Term Road Test

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2008 Mazda CX-9: Wall-to-Wall Rubber

July 11, 2008

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It's not any vehicle that can carry four Ford GT wheels and eight Ford GT tires. That adds up to a lot of cubic storage, but the CX-9's cargo area handled it with room to spare. It did require folding the second and third-row seats, and four of the tires had to be placed upright, which meant no rear visibility.

But careful adjustment of the exterior mirrors and careful planning prior to lane changes kept the CX-9 from intruding on other vehicles. The guys as Stokes Tire Pros were kind enough to encase the rolling stock in large mint-green garbage bags to keep interior scuffs to a minimum.

But with those bag colors I'm not sure what other people thought I was hauling. Fertilizer maybe?

Karl Brauer, Edmunds.com Editor in Chief @ 18,746 miles


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