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!
 
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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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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Amazing how much people are putting in the minimal effort and not even taking the time to research it for their customer, or admitting their error.
My dealer also forgot the sd card, but they didn’t argue and lie about it when I pointed it out.
 
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I have a 2021 Touring with the Premium Package. I didn't get a Nav SD card, but the system said it was Nav Ready so all I needed was the SD card. I bought the SD Card and contacted Sirius XM to turn on the XM Traffic Plus and the Travel Link. The travel link worked so I could see gas prices but the traffic kept saying "subscription not active" on my infotainment system. I contacted XM and they claimed everything was set up correctly but they don't think my car can get the Traffic signal (even though it gets gas, weather, and all the other useless stuff included in Travel Link, plus the vehicle in the Nav screen says traffic can be enabled).

I'm pretty annoyed that Mazda advertises "Navigation Ready", sells you the map card, but then the Navigation system isn't fully functioning. To me, a navigation system without traffic is worthless.
 
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