MAZDA CX-9 2016

The 2016 Mazda CX 9 hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score35.87out of 37
Frontal Offset test14.87out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3


2016 5 star ANCAP rated

The tested model of Mazda CX-9 was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in July 2016. This ANCAP safety rating applies all front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive variants.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual frontal, side chest and side head-protecting airbags (curtains) are standard. All three seating rows (outboard seats) have head-protecting side curtain airbags and all seats have advanced seat belt reminders.

ANCAP & UCSR Rating Explained
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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 14.87 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.54 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.33 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the frontal offset test. Pedal and steering wheel displacements were well controlled. Driver and passenger contact with the airbags was stable. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash all doors could be opened with normal effort.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 16 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

The side impact test normally used by ANCAP simulates a small car striking the driver's door of the test vehicle. Experience shows that large vehicles like the CX-9 can be expected to perform well in this test. ANCAP has adopted a policy of awarding these types of vehicles a default score of 16 points (out of 16).

The vehicle was eligible for a side pole test because it has side curtain airbags. The vehicle scored the maximum 2 points for head protection in this test.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Whiplash Protection Test

Whiplash protection is assessed to the RCAR Protocol

Geometric test: Good
Dynamic test: Good

Overall whiplash rating: Good

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image
Good

Pedestrian Summary

Adult & child head impacts: 18.97 points
Upper leg impacts: 4.33 points
Lower leg impacts: 6.00 points

This vehicle scored 29.30 out of 36 points (Good). Good results were obtained for most impact points. The front corners of the bonnet and the base of the A-pillars recorded some poor results for head impacts.(v8.3)


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
8.4 L/100km 197 g/km

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