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2011 Buick Enclave vs. 2011 Mazda CX-9: Which Used SUV Should You Buy?

2011 Buick Enclave CXL Three-row SUVs are a popular choice among families, and if you’re considering a used or certified pre-owned model, you could save substantially. For example, take a look at our two top-ranked 2011 affordable midsize SUVs, the Buick Enclave and Mazda CX-9. Our pricing data shows that you should be able to find a 2011 Enclave for roughly $21,400 to $26,400, depending on the model you choose. In comparison, the 2011 CX-9 is slightly less expensive, with average ... continue reading»

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Mazda CX-9 Will Stop Smiling in 2013

Mazda unveiled a refreshed 2013 CX-9 yesterday ahead of its official debut at the Australian Auto Show next month. One of the most obvious updates is the addition of the company’s now-signature five-point grill, which is also found on the upcoming 2013 Mazda 6 and the CX-5. The cabin will also be updated, and Mazda says in a press release (registration required) that it will equip the 2013 CX-9 with an upgraded infotainment system and voice command system. Safety ... continue reading»

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Mazda May Drop V6 in Mazda6, CX-9

Recently, we’ve seen automakers like BMW replace six-cylinder engines with smaller, turbocharged four-cylinder mills in cars like the 2012 328i, 528i and the upcoming 2013 X3. Now, early reports indicate that Mazda may follow suit when it redesigns the Mazda6 and CX-9. Robert Davis, Mazda’s senior vice president of U.S. operations, spoke with Car and Driver to discuss Mazda’s Skyactiv engines, as well as what consumers can expect from the automaker in the future. “The 6 ... continue reading»

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