2019 Mazda CX-9 Earns Top Safety Pick+ from IIHS

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda CX-9, Safety on Sunday, October 20th, 2019 at 6:47 pm
2019 Mazda CX-9 driving down city street

2019 Mazda CX-9 IIHS Safety Ratings and Top Safety Pick+

After putting the latest Mazda CX-9 through a barrage of intricate tests, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety sends the fine-tuned Mazda SUV back with the IIHS’s highest designation – Top Safety Pick+. Keep reading for a look at the newest 2019 Mazda CX-9 IIHS safety ratings and its recently earned Top Safety Pick+ award.

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To qualify for the Top Safety Pick+ award, a vehicle must earn “Good” ratings in all six of the organization’s categories for crashworthiness, a rating of “Advanced” or “Superior” for front crash prevention and a rating of “Good” in headlight quality.

The Top Safety Pick+ designation applies to all 2019 Mazda CX-9 models built after June 2019 equipped with the Adaptive Front-lighting System and the optional forward collision prevention system. The following is a look into the IIHS ratings for all 2019 Mazda CX-9 models built after June 2019.

IIHS Safety Ratings for the 2019 Mazda CX-9


Small Overlap Front: driver-side Good
Small Overlap Front: passenger-side Good
Moderate Overlap Front Good
Side Good
Roof Strength Good
Head Restraints & Seats Good

Crash Avoidance & Mitigation

Headlights Good (with Adaptive Front-Lighting)
Marginal (Standard LED headlights)
Front Crash Prevention Superior

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Safety Feature Availability on the 2019 Mazda CX-9

The optional forward collision prevention system of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 is optional on the base-level Sport trim and standard on all models beyond. The Adaptive Front-lighting System is found standard on 2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring and Signature models.

Other standard safety features found on the 2019 Mazda CX-9 lineup include:

  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Lane-keep Assist
  • High Beam Control

Gray 2019 Mazda CX-9 Parked Next to a Barn

2019 Mazda CX-9 dashboard

2019 Mazda CX-9 center console

2020 Mazda CX-9 cabin

Other 2019 Mazda IIHS Top Safety Picks

Mazda is no stranger to the IIHS’s Top Safety Pick designations. Other IIHS awardees from the 2019 Mazda lineup so far include the 2019 Mazda6 (Top Safety Pick+), the 2019 Mazda CX-5 (Top Safety Pick+), the 2019 Mazda CX-3 (Top Safety Pick) and the 2019 Mazda3 Sedan and Hatchback (Top Safety Pick). If you were wondering, that’s just about every model in the Mazda lineup.

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