2010 Mazda CX-9  RealSafeCars72Safety Rating

#35 of 2010 SUVs

#80 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Mazda CX-9
The CX-9, a mainstay of Mazda's lineup since 2007, is a three-row midsize SUV with seating up to 7. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the CX-9 packs some oomph. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Mazda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Mazda CX-9 is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Mazda CX-9 has a score of 72, implying a 0.053% chance of driver death (4.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Mazda CX-9 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0527% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.0204%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0527% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.0204% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Mazda CX-9 is 10% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2010 Mazda CX-9 is 26% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9252Dodge ChargerMitsubishi EndeavorHyundai VeracruzMazda CX-9C. Town and CountryVolkswagen RoutanGMC AcadiaFord FlexToyota SiennaSubaru TribecaHonda OdysseyHonda RidgelineComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Mazda CX-9 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 52 to 92. The 2010 Mazda CX-9 is safer than the 2010 Dodge Charger, the 2010 Mitsubishi Endeavor, and the 2010 Hyundai Veracruz and less safe than the 2010 Volkswagen Routan, the 2010 Honda Ridgeline, the 2010 Honda Odyssey, the 2010 Subaru Tribeca, the 2010 Toyota Sienna, the 2010 Ford Flex, and the 2010 GMC Acadia.

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