2015 Mazda CX-9  RealSafeCars72Safety Rating

#49 of 2015 SUVs

#120 of all 2015 vehicles


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


The 2015 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 2015 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 2015 Mazda CX-9 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0528% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.0309%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0528% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.0309% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Mazda CX-9 is 10% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2015 Mazda CX-9 is 26% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9766Mazda CX-9Ford FlexC. Town and CountryKia SedonaChevrolet TraverseFord ExplorerJeep Grand CherokeeDodge DurangoToyota SiennaHonda OdysseyDodge ChargerGMC AcadiaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Mazda CX-9 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 66 to 97. The 2015 Mazda CX-9 is less safe than the 2015 Ford Flex, the 2015 Chrysler Town and Country, the 2015 Kia Sedona, the 2015 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2015 Ford Explorer, the 2015 GMC Acadia, the 2015 Dodge Charger, the 2015 Honda Odyssey, the 2015 Toyota Sienna, the 2015 Dodge Durango, and the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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