A roomy seven-passenger crossover SUV that's also enjoyable to drive, the versatile 2014 Mazda CX-9 is a very rare breed.
- Responsive steering
- Strong V6 engine
- Spacious interior
- Easy-access third-row seat with room for adults.
- Long rear doors
- Stiff ride with 20-inch wheels
- Underwhelming touchscreen
- Middling crash-test scores.