The Mazda CX-9 is a full-size crossover SUV manufactured by Mazda at the Ujina 1 plant in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, beginning with a 2007 model. The CX-9 has either a front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive configuration. The CX-9 is built on the Ford CD3 Platform that is shared with the Ford Edge, and it uses the same 3.7 L V6 engine used in the Ford lineup.
The 2008 CX-9 won the Motor Trend SUV of the Year award. It was also selected for the North American Truck of the Year award at the Detroit Auto Show in January 2008.