Mazda CX-90 Towing Capacity & Performance
If you’re looking for a family SUV that can bring extra fun along on trips, the 2024 Mazda CX-90 towing capacity was designed with you in mind. The all-new Mazda CX-90 is a full-size crossover SUV that offers a seamless connection between driver, passenger, and the road ahead. This three-row SUV offers standard i-Activ® AWD and an impressive towing capacity, capable of handling up to 5,000 pounds,1 depending on the model.
In this guide, we’ll explore how the capacities vary by trim model, what you can tow with a Mazda CX-90, and more.
Everything to Know About the 2024 Mazda CX-90 Towing Capacity
Regarding the 2024 Mazda CX-90 towing specs, this full-size crossover SUV is more powerful than you might first expect. There are eight available trim models:
- MAZDA CX-90 3.3 TURBO SELECT
- MAZDA CX-90 3.3 TURBO PREFERRED
- MAZDA CX-90 3.3 TURBO PREFERRED PLUS
- MAZDA CX-90 3.3 TURBO PREMIUM
- MAZDA CX-90 3.3 TURBO PREMIUM PLUS
- MAZDA CX-90 3.3 TURBO TURBO S
- MAZDA CX-90 3.3 TURBO S PREMIUM
- MAZDA CX-90 3.3 TURBO S PREMIUM PLUS
The Mazda CX-90 3.3 Turbo Select and the Mazda CX-90 3.3 Turbo Preferred offer a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds,1 while every other trim model offers a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.1
The Engines Behind the Towing Capacity of Mazda CX-90
The towing capacity of this sophisticated crossover SUV depends on the chassis, the engine, the transmission, and the drivetrain layout of the vehicle. There is one engine option available that offers two different variations of power.
The first option is a standard e-Skyactiv®-G 3.3-liter Turbo Inline Six engine that boasts up to 280 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque.
The second option is an e-Skyactiv®-G 3.3-liter high-output Turbo Inline Six engine that develops up to 340 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque.
Every model in the trim lineup is equipped with the e-Skyactiv®-Drive Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission with Manual Shift and a Rear-Biased i-Activ® AWD drivetrain.
What Can the Mazda CX-90 Tow?
The Mazda CX-90 can tow many types of recreational and utility items with its 5,000-pound1 maximum towing capacity. Specific item weights will vary, as will the weight inside the SUV, so be sure to check the weights of your items as well as the specific towing capacity of your vehicle. In general, a Mazda CX-90 can tow items like:
- Pop-up tent campers
- Jet Ski or WaveRunner on a trailer
- One or two motorcycles on a trailer
- Small travel trailers
- Teardrop campers
- Small utility trailers
- Some boats and personal watercraft on a trailer
- One or two ATVs on a trailer
- Fiberglass travel trailers
- Certain cars on a tow dolly
- An A-frame pop-up camper
There are many towing opportunities with the new Mazda CX-90 for sale.
Mazda CX-90 Towing Features and Accessories
If you want to tow with your Mazda CX-90, you can do so with the available towing features and accessories. This elegant SUV offers four distinct drive modes: Normal, Sport, Off-Road, and the available Towing drive mode.
Available 2024 Mazda CX-90 towing accessories include a Genuine Mazda towing hitch, a Tow Brake Controller, a tow ball mount, a wiring harness, and other hitch accessories. The Trailer Brake Controller communicates with the brake system of your Mazda CX-90 for smoother, safer braking and a more confident towing experience.
The available Mi-Drive Towing Mode will optimize your Mazda CX-90 drivetrain to help your vehicle handle the additional weight for a smoother towing experience.
See how this SUV stacks up with other models when you compare the Mazda CX-90 vs. CX-9.
Get Out and Explore With the Mazda CX-90
With the available seating capacity for up to eight passengers and the maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds,1 the Mazda CX-90 is a great adventure companion for the entire family.
The interior of this SUV provides a cargo carrying capacity of up to 15.9 cubic feet with all seats in use, 40.1 cubic feet with the third row folded, and a maximum of 75.2 cubic feet with all rear seats folded down. And if the interior cargo storage space wasn’t enough, this vehicle also offers roof rails for storing additional gear for those family road trips.
We invite you to come experience the Mazda CX-90 for yourself at our Mazda dealer in Houston, TX.
Frequently Asked Questions
What’s the 2024 Mazda CX-90 towing capacity?
The 2024 Mazda CX-90 has a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.1 With this towing capacity, you can tow things like boats and boat trailers, motorcycles, ATVs, pop-up campers, A-frame campers, fiberglass campers, small travel trailers, utility trailers, and more. Available Towing drive mode and genuine Mazda towing accessories are available to enhance your towing experience.
Can the 2024 Mazda CX-90 tow a boat?
Yes, the Mazda CX-90 can tow a boat and boat trailer. This SUV has a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds,1 so it has the ability to tow fishing boats, some fiberglass boats, and any personal watercraft and trailer that fall under the 5,000-pound towing weight rating. Always check your equipment to verify weight before attempting to tow.
Can you put a trailer hitch on the Mazda CX-90?
Yes, you can put a trailer hitch on the Mazda CX-90. In fact, this sophisticated crossover SUV offers a line of towing accessories that can be installed at the dealership or on order. Mazda towing accessories include a Genuine Mazda Hitch and ball mount, a Tow Brake Controller, a wiring harness, and other hitch attachments to help enhance your towing experience.
1Towing capacities shown are maximums and must be reduced by the weight of any passenger, cargo hitch or optional equipment in the towing vehicle. Please refer to vehicle Owner’s Manual for details regarding towing capacities and other valuable information. Towing a trailer will have an effect on the vehicle’s handling, braking, durability, performance and driving economy. For specific information on recommended or required equipment, see your Mazda Dealer. Hitches are available through manufacturers other than Mazda.