Mazda CX-90 Pricing Revealed: Premium is As Premium Does

Chris Teague
by Chris Teague

The new Mazda CX-90 is coming in spring with three new powertrains, a shockingly nice interior, and the right features to make “Ze German” luxury SUVs quake in their opulent, leather-clad interiors. Mazda recently announced pricing for the vehicle, which starts in mainstream territory and extends dangerously close to the premium-brand MSRPs of the vehicles it’s chasing. 

The base CX-90 3.3 Turbo Select starts at $39,595. Its turbocharged 3.3-liter inline-six and mild-hybrid system produce a combined 280 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque on premium fuel – an odd Mazda quirk that we’ve seen in many of its other turbocharged models. Five trims come with the entry-level powertrain, topping out with the $52,950 3.3 Turbo Premium Plus.

Stepping up to the plug-in hybrid powertrain brings the starting price to $47,445, and Mazda offers three trims with the PHEV configuration. The system uses a 2.5-liter four-cylinder and an electric motor with a combined output of 323 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. 

At the top end of the CX-90 lineup, the Turbo S models get a 3.3-liter turbo-six with 340 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. Pricing ranges from $51,750 to $59,950 for models with this powertrain. All CX-90s come with a new eight-speed automatic transmission.

Mazda doesn’t typically offer a ton of added-cost options, but its famous Takuminuri paint technology is available for the new SUV for a few extra bucks. Artisan Red, Rhodium White, Soul Red Crystal Metallic, and Machine Gray Metallic are available for $595, and bring insanely deep, eye-catching hues to the family hauler. 

[Image: Mazda]

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Chris Teague
Chris Teague

Chris grew up in, under, and around cars, but took the long way around to becoming an automotive writer. After a career in technology consulting and a trip through business school, Chris began writing about the automotive industry as a way to reconnect with his passion and get behind the wheel of a new car every week. He focuses on taking complex industry stories and making them digestible by any reader. Just don’t expect him to stay away from high-mileage Porsches.

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  • Ronin Ronin on Feb 09, 2023

    Bring back your four-year warranty, Mazda. You're the guys who claim you are playing in the luxo league.

  • 3SpeedAutomatic 3SpeedAutomatic on Feb 11, 2023

    Would prefer the I6 sans a turbo charger and sans an electric motor.

    Less metal and less electrons buzzing about which can go on the fritz.

    Less is more....🚗🚗🚗

  • ToolGuy Simple question from a simple guy: When the wet solenoid gets sparky, what burns? I ain't no pyromaniac, but I do start my share of fires (intentionally), and this doesn't seem like it would be a very impressive combustion event.
  • Jkross22 It helped Infiniti, so there's that.
  • Bkojote I was going to buy this but I bought a Kia Telluride but now it's broken and in the shop for the next month and i still owe $78,000 on it and I want the new one with the new headlight style can someone please help me?p.s. my wife left me too
  • ToolGuy There is a lot going on with the sides of that greenhouse.
  • Honda1 It doesn't matter what they call them, nobody will buy this crap!