Manila, Philippines, April 4, 2013 – Berjaya Auto Philippines introduced the 2013 Mazda CX-9 Seven- Seater Premium Crossover SUV at the 2013 Manila International Auto Show.
Mazda CX-9 is a crossover sport-utility SUV featuring a distinctive sporty appearance, a high-quality cabin, the flexibility of three-rows, and Mazda’s exciting “Zoom-Zoom” driving dynamics. The current CX-9 has sold over 210,000 units in 74 countries, including North America and Australia, as Mazda’s range-topping SUV.
The 2013 Mazda CX-9 carries over the utility and dynamic driving performance of the current model while adopting Mazda’s “KODO – Soul of Motion” design theme at the front and rear for even sportier styling and stronger presence. Enhancements in craftsmanship and interior design further the feeling of quality and refinement. With regard to equipment, the infotainment system features the latest audio, navigation and speech-recognition systems based on the Human Machine Interface (HMI) which is intuitive to use. In addition, advanced active-safety features, such as Forward Obstruction Warning System, Lane Departure Warning System, and High Beam Control System, help drivers recognize and avoid danger.
“The Mazda CX-9 has always been the flagship Crossover SUV for Mazda in the Philippines, Australia and the United States. It’s stylish, luxurious, confident and a fantastic cruiser with a silky smooth 3.7L V6 engine with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The driving experience is truly refined and powerful at the same time”, said Steven Tan, CEO of Berjaya Auto Philippines.
Joining the CX-9 at the Mazda stand in 2013 MIAS is the CX-5 SKYACTIV Compact SUV, the 2013 Japan Car of The Year and a 2013 World Car Awards Top 10 Finalist.
The globally-acclaimed 2013 Japan Car of the Year Design winner and 2013 World Car Design Top 3 finalist – the new Mazda6 SKYACTIV Executive Sedan – makes it Philippines debut at 2013 MIAS.
The new Mazda6 SKYACTIV executive sedan, CX-5 SKYACTIV Crossover SUV and the 2013 CX-9 large Premium Crossover represents the new Mazda design theme “KODO – Soul of Motion”.
The Mazda Stand at the 2013 MIAS will be open between 10.00AM and 10.00PM from April 4th to 7th, 2013 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila.
Berjaya Auto Philippines is the exclusive distributor of Mazda vehicles and parts in the Philippines. Current product line-up includes Mazda2 sub-compact sedan and hatchback, Mazda3 compact sedan and hatchback, Mazda6 executive sedan, CX-5 compact SUV, CX-9 seven-seater SUV, MX-5 2-seater sports roadster and the BT-50 pickup truck. There are 11 Mazda sales and service dealerships located across Metro Manila – Mazda Greenhills along EDSA, Mazda Pasig along C5, Mazda Quezon Ave., Mazda Makati on Pasong Tamo Ext. and Mazda Alabang – provincial dealerships are located in Pampanga, Dagupan, Cabanatuan, Batangas, Cebu and CDO. New dealerships will soon be opened this year in Tarlac, Cavite, Ilolio and Davao.