A few weeks ago I was able to test drive the 2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring for a week. It was beyond luxurious and I did not want to see it drive away from our driveway!
The opportunity to take this smooth-driving SUV for a long drive came at the perfect time as I had weekend trip to Crystal Beach for several days.
Earlier this year I began working for an amazing team of women who are more than your average virtual assistant! Our fearless CEO brought us all together from all over the country to relax and find community & friendship face-to-face.
I picked up 3 girls from the airport. The entire drive to Crystal Beach we just could not get over the smooth and comfortable ride in the CX-9.
There were no problems packing all the luggage and supplies for the retreat in the back of the CX-9 and the ladies in the second row had ample leg room. Waaaaayyyyyy more than in the airplane flight over!
The interior was a beautiful combination of two tone leather, silver & black features.
The center console is one of my favorite features. Everything is at your fingertips and easy to toggle between the navigation system, music, & phone controls with Apple CarPlay Integration. If you have an Apple phone you will be in LOVE with Apple CarPlay! It gives you access to Maps, apps, your contacts and Siri. Siri will even read you your text messages while you drive
We put up the third row and piled 7 of us into the SUV for a trip on the ferry into Galveston for a little exploring, shopping, and of course, some delicious food. Parallel parking was a BREEZE with not only a rear facing camera, but a front facing, as well as an overhead visual & guide!
The Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring was 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick. The list of safety & security features on this vehicle is long and comforting. As a mother of six, safety is at the top of my list.
Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert is something I don’t want to live without ever again! I felt like the CX-9 was watching out for me.
You know I can’t test drive a car without testing how well it loads groceries! I am happy to report it was easy to load & unload and held a weeks worth of groceries for our family of 8.
The third row easily fold down and up. While the third row is a little harder for adults to get in and out of, it was a total breeze for all of my kids to jump in and out of.
If you are a mom in the market for a vehicle to run the kids around to school & sports or errands & appointments, I highly recommend test driving the 2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring. It is luxurious, comfortable, great gas mileage (28 MPG highway), and plenty of space for all the kids and all the things that come with them!
You can read more about the features of the Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring and schedule a test drive HERE.