CX-9’S cabin refinement is the difference between an economy and a premium car. The Azami LE’S hand-finished leather, wood and aluminium help it rise above rivals to worry luxury brands. Apple Carplay/ Android Auto come to Mazda at last. Seating is the best, the cabin quietest, and ambience the most sophisticated. Clever airflow management means absence of third-row face vents is no problem, while rear legroom exceeds Kluger’s. VDA capacity is 230L to 810L with middle row up, spare is a spacesaver, towing rating is 2000kg and clearance is 220mm.