2018 Mazda CX5 Diesel Increased Efficiency for the Lovable CX5 Price and Reviews- On the other hand, the new CX-5’s voyager compartment benefits from top quality materials, top-notch fit and finish, and enough space for those seated in the front or in the two outboard rear end seats. The new CX-5’s interior is noticeably noise-free, too, with our sound-level meter registering just 67 decibels at 70 your, or one decibel lower than a Mercedes-Benz GLC300 4MATIC.
Steady as The girl Goes
Motivating every 2017 CX-5–at least before the promised diesel engine arrives–is Mazda’s familiar 2. 5l inline-four. Tuned to produce 187 horsepower and 185 lb-ft of torque in this application, the engine channels capacity to the CX-5’s drive wheels by using a six-speed computerized transmission that’s eager to downshift with only a slight prod of the pedal–a rarity in modern computerized gearboxes with maximum fuel efficiency as their overriding mission. Manual control can be assumed via the console-mounted shift handle, but there are no wheel- or column-mounted paddles. All-wheel-drive CX-5s carry on and point a majority of the engine’s torque to the front wheels almost all of the time but can send as much as 55 percent rearward when needed.
With a curb weight of 3678 pounds, our all-wheel-drive CX-5 Grand Traveling test car carried another 141 pounds of mass compared with the front-wheel-drive CX-5 Grand Touring we recently tested. Despite increased launch traction, the heftier AWD model’s straight-line performance fell behind its less heavy FWD kin, with this CX-5 taking 8. you seconds to go from zero to 60 with, 0. 3 second for a longer time than the front-drive model and half a second behind a turbocharged, all-wheel-drive CR-V. A bigger frustration was your all-wheel-drive CX-5’s 70-mph-to-zero stopping distance of 182 feet–five feet much longer than its front-wheel-drive version and an entire 16 foot more than the Honda.
The Touring’s optional items move to the standard features list on Grand Touring models, which also come standard with leather, 19-inch tires and rims (compared with the 17s on Sport and Traveling models), adaptive headlights, and LED fog lights and taillamps. Grand Selects range from the Grand Touring’s convenience features but go without the flagship trim’s standard adaptable cruise control, computerized high-beams, and lane-departure-warning and lane-keeping-assist systems.
Our Grand Traveling test example upped the ante with the trim-exclusive Premium package, an $1830 option that adds a memory driver’s seat, a power passenger’s seat, a windshield-wiper de-icer, a head-up display, a heated steerage wheel, and heated outboard rear seats. Additional options included a $595 cover of Soul Red Very Metallic paint, a seventy dollars cargo mat, and a $250 rear cargo cover, in the end raising the crossover’s as-tested price to $34, 380.
However are faster and more spacious small crossover SUVs available, few juggle driving enjoyment and general practicality like the 2017 Mazda CX-5. Really a trick that probably will keep the CX-5 on top of Mazda’s sales charts.