Used 2012 Mazda CX-9

2012 Mazda CX-9
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2012 Mazda CX-9

Pros

  • Sporty performance
  • stylish cabin
  • easy access to spacious third row
  • solid build quality.

Cons

  • Long rear doors are an issue in tight parking spaces
  • 20-inch wheels produce a stiff ride.

Used 2012 Mazda CX-9 for Sale

Mazda CX-9 2012 Touring 4dr SUV AWD (3.7L 6cyl 6A)
71,811 miles
Used 2012
Mazda CX-9
Touring
List$13,495
Est.Loan: $252/mo
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Mazda CX-9 2012 Touring 4dr SUV AWD (3.7L 6cyl 6A)
74 miles
Used 2012
Mazda CX-9
Touring
List$13,472
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Mazda CX-9 2012 Touring 4dr SUV AWD (3.7L 6cyl 6A)
38,385 miles
Used 2012
Mazda CX-9
Touring
Dream Auto Group
32.1 mi away
List$12,999
Est.Loan: $243/mo
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Mazda CX-9 2012 Touring 4dr SUV AWD (3.7L 6cyl 6A)
139,507 miles
Used 2012
Mazda CX-9
Touring
List$11,295
Est.Loan: $211/mo
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2012 Mazda CX-9 Touring Dolphin Gray Mica AWD, 18 x 7.5J Aluminum Alloy Wheels, 3rd row seats: split-bench, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, 6 Speakers, Air Conditioning, AM/FM radio, AM/FM Sound System w/CD & 6 Speakers, Anti-whiplash front head restraints, Automatic temperature control, Brake assist, Bumpers: body-color, CD player, Delay-off headlights, Driver door bin, Driver vanity mirror, Electronic Stability Control, Four wheel independent suspension, Front anti-roll bar, Front Center Armrest, Front dual zone A/C, Front reading lights, Heated door mirrors, Heated front seats, Illuminated entry, Leather steering wheel, Low tire pressure warning, MP3 decoder, Occupant sensing airbag, Outside temperature display, Overhead airbag, Overhead console, Panic alarm, Passenger door bin, Passenger vanity mirror, Power door mirrors, Power driver seat, Power passenger seat, Power steering, Power windows, Rear air conditioning, Rear anti-roll bar, Rear seat center armrest, Rear window defroster, Rear window wiper, Remote keyless entry, Split folding rear seat, Spoiler, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Tachometer, Traction control, Trip computer. CARFAX One-Owner.Clean CARFAX. Recent Arrival!Our discount center has a HUGE service center with all the latest equipment to service any make or model. We recondition our cars way beyond Maryland state inspection standards. We crush ALL COMPETITION when it comes to price!!!!! All of our vehicles are pre-certified using a one-hundred and sixty-one point Maryland State inspection process at our dealership. All vehicles come with a limited warranty. Call us at (410)521-3000 for the most current vehicle information and availability verification. While the internet sales price assumes a qualifying credit score we are proud to handle all types of credit backgrounds.
Mazda CX-9 2012 Grand Touring 4dr SUV AWD (3.7L 6cyl 6A)
93,519 miles
Used 2012
Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring
List$12,246
Est.Loan: $229/mo
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MOONROOF & BOSE AUDIO PKG,Sun/Moonroof,Leather Seats,3rd Row Seat,GRAND TOURING PWR LIFTGATE PKG,Keyless Start,Bluetooth Connection,Rear Spoiler,All Wheel Drive,6-DISC CD/MP3 CHANGER W/MULTI-INFORMATION DISPLAY,BLACK; LEATHER SEAT TRIM,BRILLIANT BLACK This vehicle includes a Money-Back Guarantee* and passed our precise inspection process. Best of all the price you see is the price you pay. No haggling. No back and forth. No pressure. And this price is so good it is guaranteed. Thank you for visiting another one of Autonation Subaru Hunt Valley's online listings! Please continue for more information on this 2012 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring with 93,519mi. When you purchase a vehicle with the CARFAX Buyback Guarantee, you're getting what you paid for. As a compact SUV, this vehicle packs all the performance of a full-size into a package that easily navigates the urban terrain. Enjoy safety and stability with this all-wheel drive vehicle and drive with confidence in any condition. Added comfort with contemporary style is the leather interior to heighten the quality and craftsmanship for the Mazda CX-9 More information about the 2012 Mazda CX-9: Despite having room for seven and a slew of seating configurations, this large SUV has a sporty driving feel and a distinctive design. The standard safety features and available technology offer a compromise between minivan and sleek SUV. Interesting features of this model are sporty on-road ride, impressive array of safety systems, and Plenty of room for seven passengers *Money-Back Guarantee is valid for 5 days or 250 miles, whichever comes first. Subject to certain terms and conditions. See store for details. Some restrictions apply.
Mazda CX-9 2012 Grand Touring 4dr SUV AWD (3.7L 6cyl 6A)
115,056 miles
Used 2012
Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring
List$11,905
Est.Loan: $222/mo
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JUST REDUCED!! NAVIGATION PKG, MOONROOF & BOSE AUDIO PKG, 6-DISC CD/MP3 CHANGER W/MULTI-INFORMATION DISPLAY, Bluetooth connection, SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO, GRAND TOURING PWR LIFTGATE PKG. Local one owner Car Fax Guaranteed! 6 month 7500 mile Power-Train warranty included. Pa. state inspected and serviced. FINANCING IS AVAILABLE. PRICE JUST REDUCED!! THE EASIEST CHOICE WHEN PURCHASING A VEHICLE IS CHOOSING ONE WITH A COMPLETE AND DETAILED HISTORY LIKE THIS AWESOME PRE-OWNED VEHICLE!
Mazda CX-9 2012 Grand Touring 4dr SUV AWD (3.7L 6cyl 6A)
175,651 miles
Used 2012
Mazda CX-9
Grand Touring
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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2012 Mazda CX-9 offers everything the typical family-friendly crossover does, plus a dash of spice in the form of driving excitement.

vehicle overview

Many people imagine that unwieldy handling is an inescapable part of large-SUV ownership, but the 2012 Mazda CX-9 proves this assumption is a false one. The Mazda brand has long been known for offering vehicles that deliver relatively sporty handling, and the CX-9 upholds this tradition, despite its hefty size.

In addition to this pleasant perk, the CX-9 comes with all the features you'd expect from a competitive large crossover. Build quality is impressive and there's adult-size seating in all three rows; you also get a respectable 101 cubic feet of maximum cargo capacity. Cabin design is handsome and upscale, and the driver enjoys a comfortable, carlike seating position. The CX-9's only notable drawbacks are long rear doors that can be cumbersome in tight parking spots, and the ride stiffness that comes with the Grand Touring's 20-inch wheels.

If engaging handling isn't on your list of priorities, you'll want to look at some capable competitors. With its spacious third-row seat, the Ford Flex offers minivan-like capacity, along with distinctive styling and scores of high-tech features. GM's large crossovers, the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia, bring a smoother ride and a bigger cargo area than the Mazda. And for something just a little bit smaller, the recently redesigned Dodge Durango and Ford Explorer are also worthy choices. However, if you want a three-row crossover that melds family-friendly functionality with a thoroughly enjoyable driving experience, you won't do better than the Mazda CX-9.

Trim levels & features

The 2012 Mazda CX-9 is a large seven-passenger crossover SUV that's available in three trim levels: Sport, Touring and Grand Touring.

The entry-level Sport model includes 18-inch alloy wheels, three-zone automatic climate control, full power accessories, remote keyless entry, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a trip computer, Bluetooth and a six-speaker sound system with a CD player and an auxiliary audio jack.

Stepping up to the Touring version adds automatic headlights, heated mirrors, leather upholstery (for the front- and second-row seats) and heated power front seats. The Grand Touring adds 20-inch wheels, xenon headlights, foglights, automatic wipers, keyless ignition/entry, driver-seat memory presets, a second-row armrest, wood interior accents, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and a blind-spot warning system.

Available options are dependent on trim level and include a sunroof, a power tailgate, a navigation system with a rearview camera, a stand-alone rearview camera (with a display in the rearview mirror), remote ignition, roof rails and a rear-seat entertainment system. Also available is an upgraded 10-speaker Bose surround-sound audio system with a six-CD changer, satellite radio and an in-dash audio display.

2012 Highlights

The 2012 Mazda CX-9 is essentially unchanged.

Performance & mpg

Every 2012 Mazda CX-9 is powered by a 3.7-liter V6 that produces 273 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic with manual shift control is the only transmission available, but buyers can choose between front- and all-wheel drive. Properly equipped, the CX-9 can tow up to 3,500 pounds.

In Edmunds testing, a front-wheel-drive CX-9 accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 7.4 seconds, while an AWD model required 8.5 seconds. Compared to competing models, these figures are just about average. Fuel economy is on par with that of other large crossovers at an EPA-estimated 17 mpg city/24 mpg highway and 19 mpg in combined driving for front-wheel-drive models. The all-wheel-drive CX-9 drops to 16/22/19 mpg.

Safety

Standard safety equipment for every 2012 Mazda CX-9 includes antilock disc brakes, stability control with a rollover sensor, front-seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags and active head restraints.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the CX-9 its highest rating of "Good" for both frontal-offset and side-impact crashworthiness, but a second-lowest score of "Marginal" for roof-strength integrity. In Edmunds brake testing, an AWD Grand Touring model came to a stop from 60 mph in 123 feet, which is impressive for this class.

Driving

Like many large crossovers, the 2012 Mazda CX-9 provides admirable road trip transportation, offering a comfortable ride on long journeys. It separates itself from the pack by driving like a smaller, more agile vehicle thanks to its precise, communicative steering and buttoned-down composure in corners. The compliant suspension soaks up bumps and potholes to provide a poised, comfortable ride, but we would steer buyers away from the 20-inch tires of the Grand Touring trim, which tend to make the ride somewhat choppy over the rough stuff.

Interior

The 2012 Mazda CX-9 features a cabin that's stylish and elegant, with a look that's more high end than that of many others in this segment. A graceful waterfall motif on the dash and doors presents visual flair, and except for some low-rent plastics on the center stack, materials quality is respectable. The center console bin -- with its unique split-opening lid -- is quite capacious, but overall, there aren't a lot of storage opportunities inside the cabin.

Within the first two rows, there's ample room even for taller passengers, but headroom is tighter for those seated in the third row. The second-row seat reclines and slides fore and aft to deliver optimal comfort. Access to the third row comes easily thanks to large openings for the rear doors and the fold-and-slide second row; however, the larger doors can be troublesome in tight parking spaces. With the second and third rows folded flat, the CX-9 offers up 101 cubic feet of cargo capacity.


Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2012 Mazda CX-9.

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gr8sail,01/26/2012
I needed to consolidate cars. My 13 year old 4Runner died and while I absolutely loved my Infiniti M45 Sport, I decided 3 cars ('99 MX5 Miata 10th Anniversary edition) was one too many. I wanted the cargo ccapacity of the 4Runner and the handling of the M45. I got both in the CX9 Grand Touring. This car is great! Terrific handling, good acceleration (it's not the M45) and enough high end features and gadgets to keep me happy. Mazda understands the importance of good ergonomics. The dash and controls are laid out well. The leather seats are very comfortable. There is plenty of room, front and back, ingress and egress is easy. A perfect combination of performance and functionality
Top Notch Choice
sawyer98,11/15/2012
Purchased a 2012 CX-9 GT. I'm fussy about build quality. I didn't find a single quality issue with my car. Every seam, all the paint, every fit was perfect, inside and out. An excellent value and definite upgrade from others in it's class...and I checked them all. The 20" tires are "firm", but I expected that. Mileage combined has been about 23.5. Also what I expected. I leave the 3rd row folded down to increase capacity. No problem. My local dealer provided the best buying experience I've ever had. Service dept is excellent and every employee has been friendly and helpful. Maybe I'm just lucky?
Brake Booster - Your car won't stop
Cookie,10/12/2015
Mazda is having an issue with brake boosters in the CX-9. Mine failed today at 52K miles. I couldn't stop the car pulling out of the garage and rolled it into my side yard. I took it into the Mazda dealership, and they know there's an issue. There's a service bulletin, and they replace the brake booster for free. I can't believe they haven't recalled the car - this could cause a serious accident. There is an issue with the diaphragm in the brake booster failing in hot climates. I live in Ohio. It can get hot here, but give me a "brake" - literally. The dealership cannot tell me if the new brake booster has the same issue. I'm assuming it does since I've read about these failures happening in the CX-9 since this design was released. The car is at the dealership every 5K miles for maintenance - they didn't catch it there either. You'd think they would check since it's a recurring issue. I'm beyond disappointed Mazda allows the car to be on the road with this type of failure possible. I wouldn't buy this car again.
Grand Touring Rocks!
crisrn,08/01/2012
We've had our CX-9 for just a week and we love it! It is very comfortable and it does not feel like we are driving a mid-size SUV. When going on the freeway, the accelerator is extremely responsive. The turning radius is surprisingly sharp, which makes parking in tight spots and u-turns effortless. The ride is also very smooth, even with the 20 inch rims.
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Features & Specs

MPG
16 city / 22 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
273 hp @ 6250 rpm
MPG
17 city / 24 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
273 hp @ 6250 rpm
MPG
17 city / 24 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
273 hp @ 6250 rpm
MPG
17 city / 24 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
273 hp @ 6250 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover15.1%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Marginal
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

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Used 2012 Mazda CX-9 Overview

The Used 2012 Mazda CX-9 is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include Grand Touring 4dr SUV AWD (3.7L 6cyl 6A), Touring 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 6A), Grand Touring 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 6A), Sport 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 6A), Touring 4dr SUV AWD (3.7L 6cyl 6A), and Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.7L 6cyl 6A).

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Price comparisons for Used 2012 Mazda CX-9 trim styles:

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