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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

5-Star Overall Safety Rating1 for 2023 Mazda CX-9 

2022 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+

The 2023 Mazda CX-9 is a 2022 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+

The joys of driving begin with a feeling of confidence and safety behind the wheel. That’s why we’re proud to announce that the 2023 Mazda CX-9 has earned a 2022 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award and a 5-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.1

i-ACTIVSENSE® SAFETY TECHNOLOGY

Each element of the CX-9 is created to inspire a confident drive. It offers a suite of safety technologies2 designed to alert you to potential hazards and help you avoid collisions—or lessen their impact. Standard features include Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Day and Night-time Pedestrian Detection.3

BLIND SPOT MONITORING

Blind Spot Monitoring5 detects objects in your blind spots and alerts you with a chime and warning light in the side mirror and Active Driving Display (when equipped). It also warns you of fast approaching vehicles that may enter a blind spot from behind.

Mazda CX-9 Safety – Blind Spot Monitoring

ADV. SMART CITY BRAKE SUPPORT W/ PED. DETECTION

Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Day and Night-time Pedestrian Detection6 helps detect vehicles and pedestrians in your path. If an impact is predicted, the system will warn the driver and, if necessary, apply the brakes.

Mazda CX-9 Safety – Advanced Smart Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection

REAR CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT

When backing up, Rear Cross Traffic Alert7 helps detect a vehicle approaching from the side and promptly alerts the driver with an audible warning, as well as a visual warning, in either side mirror and the Rear View Monitor display.

Mazda CX-9 Safety –  Rear Cross Traffic Alert

MAZDA RADAR CRUISE CONTROL

Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go8 lets you maintain a set speed and minimum following distance from the traffic ahead. If the vehicle you’re following reduces speed, even down to a stop, your vehicle is able to slow or stop as needed. 

Mazda CX-9 Safety – Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go

ADAPTIVE FRONT-LIGHTING SYSTEM

This available system is designed to help you see around corners at night. As you turn a corner, the headlights pivot in the direction of your turn, improve visibility and help you to spot potential hazards ahead. For added safety, automatic on/off LED Headlights with auto height control is standard on all trims.

Mazda CX-9 Safety – Adaptive Front Lighting System

SMART BRAKING SYSTEMS

Mazda’s automatic braking technology includes standard high and low speed systems9 (shown) and an available system that works while in reverse.10 If an impact is predicted, these systems will warn the driver and, if necessary, apply the brakes.

Mazda CX-9 Safety – Smart Braking Systems

LANE DEPARTURE WARNING SYSTEM AND LANE-KEEP ASSIST

When traveling at speeds of 37 mph or higher, the Lane Departure Warning System11 gives you a combination of audible and visual warnings when it detects that you are about to unintentionally depart from your lane. And with Lane-keep Assist12, minor steering corrections are made to help keep your vehicle in its lane.

Mazda CX-9 Safety – Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keep Assist

DRIVER ATTENTION ALERT

Available Driver Attention Alert13 monitors the driver’s steering and throttle inputs and lane position. When it recognizes driving behavior suggesting driver fatigue or decreased attentiveness, it activates a warning sound and displays an alert in the LCD Meter Display.

Mazda CX-9 Safety – Driver Attention Alert

TRAFFIC SIGN RECOGNITION

Using the vehicle’s front facing camera, the available Traffic Sign Recognition System14 can actually read certain road signs and display the information in the Active Driving Display, so you can stay aware and informed without taking your eyes off the road.

Mazda CX-9 Safety – Driver Attention Alert

HIGH BEAM CONTROL

High Beam Control helps the driver see better at night by maximizing opportunities to use the high beams. The system automatically switches to low beams when it detects oncoming traffic and/or a vehicle ahead.

Mazda CX-9 Safety – High Beam Control

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Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (www.NHTSA.gov).

2

i-Activsense® safety features are not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. There are limitations to the range and detection of each safety feature. Safety features vary based on vehicle package and trim combinations. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.

3

Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Day and Night-time Pedestrian Detection operates under certain conditions between about 2 and 50 mph when object is a vehicle and between about 6.2 to 50 mph when the object is a pedestrian. It is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving and is only designed to reduce damage in the event of a collision. There are limitations to the operation and detection of the system. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.

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The illustrations displayed are for feature explanation only.

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Always check your mirrors. Be aware of the traffic around you. There are limitations to the range and detection of the system. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.

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Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Day and Night-time Pedestrian Detection operates under certain conditions between about 2 and 50 mph when object is a vehicle and between about 6.2 to 50 mph when the object is a pedestrian. It is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving and is only designed to reduce damage in the event of a collision. There are limitations to the operation and detection of the system. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.

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Always check your mirrors. Be aware of the traffic around you. There are limitations to the range and detection of the system. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.

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Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC) with Stop & Go is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. There are limitations to the range and detection of the system. Driver action is required to resume MRCC with Stop & Go after a complete stop. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.

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Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Day and Night-time Pedestrian Detection operates under certain conditions between about 2 and 50 mph when object is a vehicle and between about 6.2 to 50 mph when the object is a pedestrian. It is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving and is only designed to reduce damage in the event of a collision. There are limitations to the operation and detection of the system. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.

Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning operates under certain conditions above 10 mph. It is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving and is only designed to reduce damage in the event of a collision. There are limitations to the range and detection of the system. Please see your Owner’s Manual for details.

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Smart City Brake Support–Reverse operates under certain conditions between about 2 and 4 mph when an obstruction is detected at the rear of the vehicle. It is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving and is only designed to reduce damage in the event of a collision. There are limitations to the operation and detection of the system. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.

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Lane Departure Warning System operates at speeds of about 37 mph and faster. It is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. There are limitations to the range and detection of the system. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.

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Lane-keep Assist operates at speeds of about 37 mph and faster. It is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. There are limitations to the range and detection of the system. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.

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Driver Attention Alert operates under certain driving conditions between about 40 and 87 mph. It is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. There are limitations to the range and detection of the system. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.

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Traffic Sign Recognition System is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. Factors including weather and condition of the traffic sign can impact recognition or display of the sign. Always check traffic signs visually while driving. Please see your Owner’s Manual for further details.

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MSRP excludes taxes, title, license fees and $1,275 destination charge (Alaska $1,320). Vehicle shown may be priced higher. Actual dealer price will vary. See dealer for complete details.

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MSRP excludes tax, title, license fees and $1,275 destination charge (Alaska $1,320). Vehicle shown may be priced higher. Actual dealer price will vary. See dealer for complete details.

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MSRP excludes taxes, title, license fees and $1,275 destination charge (Alaska $1,320). Vehicle shown may be priced higher. Actual dealer price will vary. See dealer for complete details.

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MSRP excludes tax, title, license fees and $1,065 destination charge (Alaska $1,110). Vehicle shown may be priced higher. Actual dealer price will vary. See dealer for complete details.

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MSRP excludes taxes, title, license fees and $1,065 destination charge (Alaska $1,110). Vehicle shown may be priced higher. Actual dealer price will vary. See dealer for complete details.

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MSRP excludes taxes, title, license fees and $1,065 destination charge (Alaska $1,110). Vehicle shown may be priced higher. Actual dealer price will vary. See dealer for complete details. 

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