Which Mazda Cars are AWD?

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The Mazda i-ACTIV AWD® system is either standard or available on every Mazda SUV. So, whether you opt for the Mazda CX-3, the Mazda CX-5, or the Mazda CX-9, you’ll be able to power through any challenge and enjoy a more rewarding daily drive, all thanks to Mazda AWD!  Wondering how the Mazda i-ACTIV AWD® system will impact your performance on the Vista and Carlsbad city streets? We’ve put together a guide with everything you need to know.

Which Models Have Mazda AWD?

i-ACTIV AWD® is available on the Mazda CX-3, the Mazda CX-5, and the Mazda CX-9. For easy reference, we’ve listed all your options below:

  • 2019 Mazda CX-3
    • For 2019, you can equip Mazda AWD on the CX-3 Sport, CX-3 Touring, or the CX-3 Grand Touring.
  • 2019 Mazda CX-5
    • For 2019, you can equip Mazda AWD on the CX-5 Sport, the CX-5 Touring, or the CX-5 Grand Touring. AWD is standard on the CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve and the CX-5 Signature.
  • 2019 Mazda CX-9
    • For 2019, you can equip Mazda AWD on the CX-9 Sport, the CX-9 Touring, or the CX-9 Grand Touring. AWD is always standard on the CX-9 Signature.

Which Mazda cars are AWD? If you’re not interested in the Mazda SUV lineup, you’ll need to consider other options, as there are no Mazda AWD sedans. The Mazda3 and Mazda6 are only offered with front-wheel drive, while the MX-5 Miata is only offered with rear-wheel drive.  Although you won’t find any Mazda AWD cars on our lineup, you can be certain that each of these models will perform in ways that satisfy!

What is the i-ACTIV AWD® System?

What is Mazda i-ACTIV AWD®? It’s an advanced Active Torque Split All-Wheel Drive system that’s only available on Mazda SUVs. Using built-in sensors, your Mazda will assess road conditions and make adjustments, providing the ideal balance of power and torque to both the front and rear axles.  With the integrated Front-Wheel Slip Warning Detection System, Mazda AWD can detect a loss of power and redirect your torque, propelling you forward before you ever notice a difference!

Mazda of Escondido is Your Source for Mazda AWD!

Ready to experience the best performance that Mazda vehicles have to offer? Don’t wait: Schedule a test drive in any of our Mazda AWD vehicles today! Just browse our new models until you find an SUV that you love, and then drive in from Poway or San Diego to spend some time behind the wheel. Interested in learning more about Mazda technology? Study the power of Mazda SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY or explore the i-ACTIVSENSE® safety system.

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