WHAT ARE THE TOWING CAPABILITIES OF 2019 MAZDA SUVS?
HOW MUCH CAN THE 2019 MAZDA CX-5 AND MAZDA CX-9 TOW?
Most people buy SUVs for their interior room, AWD, and their style, but you may also be curious about their towing capabilities. How much can the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and Mazda CX-9 tow? We will go through the entire Mazda SUV lineup and provide answers.
2019 MAZDA CX-5 TOWING CAPABILITIES
For 2019, the Mazda CX-5 is available with two different engines. The base Sport trim and both the Touring and Grand Touring trims employ a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that pumps out up to 187 horsepower. The Grand Touring Reserve and Signature trims get a 2.5-liter turbo that pushes the power up to 250 horsepower.
However, regardless of which trim you select and what engine you get, the Mazda CX-5 has the same towing capability for 2019. With 2,000 pounds of maximum trailer weight, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 can still handle quite the load.
2019 MAZDA CX-9 TOWING CAPABILITIES
Unlike the Mazda CX-5, the larger Mazda CX-9 only gets one engine option and it’s the more powerful 2.5-liter turbo with up to 250 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. Not only will this engine capable for towing, but it’s also enough to haul you and 6 other passengers in this three-row SUV.
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Though the Mazda CX-9 has the same engine as higher trims of the Mazda CX-5, it gets even more towing capability. For 2019, all Mazda CX-9 trims can tow up to 3,500 pounds. If you need more capability than the Mazda CX-5, the Mazda CX-9 is here for you.
CAN THE 2019 MAZDA CX-3 TOW?
The 2019 Mazda CX-3 sure is a formidable compact crossover. Under its hood, it packs a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. This is plenty for a peppy ride, but not enough for any significant towing. For this reason, Mazda didn’t rate it for towing.
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However, if you weren’t looking to tow, but were looking to utilize some hitch-mounted accessories like a bike rack, you are still in luck. There are numerous aftermarket options available that will get you the receiver you need mounted in the back.
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