The GT sits towards the top of the Mazda CX-9 line-up at $59,390 for the two-wheel drive and $63,390 for the all-wheel drive.

Standard features include an eight-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android auto sat nav, 12-speaker Bose stereo, Bluetooth connectivity, push-button ignition, three-zone climate control, LED headlights, front and rear parking sensors, black leather seats, proximity key, power tailgate, sunroof, heated second row window seats and 20-inch alloy wheels.

The CX-9 scored the maximum five-star ANCAP rating when it was tested in 2016. Standard is an impressive amount of advanced safety equipment including AEB (forward and rear), rear cross traffic alert and blind spot monitoring.

All Mazda CX-9s come with a 2.5-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder engine which makes 170kW and 420Nm. With the six-speed automatic transmission. Mazda says the CX-9 should consume 91 RON at 8.4L/100km in the front-wheel drive and 8.8L/100km in the all-wheel drive during combined driving conditions.