2021 CX-9 GT - No nav SD card included?

Just picked up a 2021 GT in northern California and my sales lady said the SD card only comes with Signature trim and would be $400 extra if I wanted. I checked online and on my window sticker and it only says "Mazda Navigation" as included feature on window sticker and my owners manual says "SD card included in some models only".

I plan to call mazda USA tomorrow but thought I'd get some opinions on this. Thanks!
 
If your spec sheet says navigation system is included in your model, then it comes with it. My dealer almost forgot mine as well on my 2018 GT. It is often forgotten and overlooked. I am in Canada but i just checked the Mazda usa cx-9 brochure and it says Navigation system is included on the 2021 GT. In my opinion, they owe you the SD card with the navigation system.

The people that say only the signature comes with SD cards are speaking out of turn. I don’t see anything on the signature model that says navigation systems. The signature is pretty much a GT with a nicer interior and aesthetic. There aren’t really any “functional” additions to the signature trim. (except for mandatory AWD in the US, in Canada AWD is standard on lower trims).

Source for USA: https://www.mazdausa.com/siteassets/pdf/brochures/2021/cx-9/2021-cx-9_ebrochure.pdf
 
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21 CX-9 GT
So funnily enough, I read this post and realized that my new 21 GT also did not have the Nav system. Went digging in the glove box to check window sticker, and what do I find? The SD card! Was a little miffed that it was missed by dealer for delivery, but they sort of shrugged it off.

While it is nice to have the directions in the heads up display, the nav is kind of a pain to use so I mostly use CarPlay, fwiw.

Anyway! Thank you forum for helping me discover that I had it!
 
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So funnily enough, I read this post and realized that my new 21 GT also did not have the Nav system. Went digging in the glove box to check window sticker, and what do I find? The SD card! Was a little miffed that it was missed by dealer for delivery, but they sort of shrugged it off.

While it is nice to have the directions in the heads up display, the nav is kind of a pain to use so I mostly use CarPlay, fwiw.

Anyway! Thank you forum for helping me discover that I had it!
I like the android auto, waze, google maps and apple carplay maps as well and will probably use them the most.
 
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Went digging in the glove box to check window sticker, and what do I find? The SD card! Was a little miffed that it was missed by dealer for delivery, but they sort of shrugged it off.
What a surprise....not. Lots of stuff gets glossed over during PDI, and it's usually done by a junior tech. If they can skip a step, they will.

Biggest omission is checking tire pressures. We've been hearing for years on this forum about tires still at 50+ lbs pressure when delivered to the customer. I think mostly they just look at stuff, and if it looks OK, they check it off the list and move on.

If they were lazy enough to forget to install the NAV card, I'd suggest checking your tire pressures.
 
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What a surprise....not. Lots of stuff gets glossed over during PDI, and it's usually done by a junior tech. If they can skip a step, they will.

Biggest omission is checking tire pressures. We've been hearing for years on this forum about tires still at 50+ lbs pressure when delivered to the customer. I think mostly they just look at stuff, and if it looks OK, they check it off the list and move on.

If they were lazy enough to forget to install the NAV card, I'd suggest checking your tire pressures.
Runs out to check his tire pressure.
 
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I definitely will! Thank you.

Edit: they were all at 40psi recommended is 34. 😑

Thanks for heads up!
So im now realizing the 2021 CX-9 does not have a tire pressure monitoring system in dash or infotainment where you can see each tires psi, is that correct? Ill have to take it to the gas station to measure. I hope its not 50, dangerous to be driving with over inflated tires. How would anyone know? Stiffer ride?
 
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So im now realizing the 2021 CX-9 does not have a tire pressure monitoring system in dash or infotainment where you can see each tires psi, is that correct? Ill have to take it to the gas station to measure. I hope its not 50, dangerous to be driving with over inflated tires. How would anyone know? Stiffer ride?

Yes, stiffer ride as well as poor traction. The CX-9 doesn't have individual readouts for each tire's PSI and has never been advertised to have this feature, but it has been something that people have wanted for a long time. No idea when they'll implement it.
 
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Yes, stiffer ride as well as poor traction. The CX-9 doesn't have individual readouts for each tire's PSI and has never been advertised to have this feature, but it has been something that people have wanted for a long time. No idea when they'll implement it.
Checked psi and good at 34-36 correct?
 
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I definitely will! Thank you.

Edit: they were all at 40psi recommended is 34. 😑

Thanks for heads up!
No surprise there. They're usually higher than that too.
Lazy a$$ techs just look at the tires during the PDI, and as long as they're not flat, they just check the box on the PDI sheet and move on. Same for fluids. I'd check those too.
Tires are overinflated on purpose. It's to prevent the tires from flatspotting during shipping.
 
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2019 Mazda CX-9 Signature, Machine Grey Metallic
On our 2019 Signature, I use the built-in GPS more than Carplay due to the HUD. If Carplay showed directions on the HUD, I would use Google Maps with offline maps always. Or Sygic.
 
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