Which Mazda models have All-Wheel Drive?

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda CX-3, Mazda CX-5, Mazda CX-9, Mazda Technology on Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 4:11 pm
2017 Mazda Vehicles with i-ACTIV® AWD

2017 Mazda Vehicles with i-ACTIV® AWD

When you need a little extra strength on the road, you will want to learn more about Mazda’s i-ACTIV® All-Wheel Drive. The i-ACTIV® AWD is a part of the Mazda technology line-up that helps drivers keep control on hazardous roads and in tricky situations. There are many 2017 Mazda vehicles with i-ACTIV® AWD but you should learn what it is and how it can improve your driving experience. The All-Wheel Drive options are important to understand before choosing a vehicle because what i-ACTIV® AWD does may surprise you. 


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How does the Mazda i-ACTIV® AWD work?

The Mazda i-ACTIV® AWD works by focusing the torque equally on both wheels. This gives you more control on less-than-favorable roads. The i-ACTIV® AWD knows when inclement weather is making your driving difficult by understanding the outdoor temperature and when the windshield wipers are being used. This prepares the i-ACTIV® AWD for slippery roads, whether it is raining or snowing. The i-ACTIV® AWD Front-wheel Slip-warning Detection System for added protection against hazardous driving conditions. Mazda’s All-Wheel Drive technology not only better protects you against poor driving conditions but is also fuel-efficient as it guides the vehicle’s power between all four wheels rather than just two.

Standard AWD

Out of all the 2017 Mazda models, there are many models that have the i-ACTIV® AWD available but the 2017 CX-9 Signature trim level is the only one where it comes standard.

Available AWD

There are many Mazda models that have available i-ACTIV® AWD including: CX-3, CX-5, CX-9 Sport, CX-9 Touring, and the CX-9 Grand Touring.



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The 2017 CX-9 Signature trim level has 310 pound-feet of torque for powerful acceleration. Matched with the i-ACTIV® AWD, which equally disburses this engine power, the 2017 CX-9 Signature is a highly valued vehicle. Whether available or standard, there are several 2017 Mazda vehicles with i-ACTIV® AWD in store for you. If you would like to learn more about the 2017 CX-9 Signature or any other Mazda models, check out our Mazda of Lodi online inventory and schedule a test drive today!