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Mazda CX-5:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Mazda CX-5 side view
Mazda CX-5 angular front perspective
Mazda CX-5 angular rear perspective

Overview of the Mazda CX-5

Learn about the Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5 Summary

Though only in its second generation, the Mazda CX-5 is already one of the Japanese manufacturer's best sellers. With options for diesel engines, a comfortable and spacious interior and impressive towing capacity, it’s not hard to see why this compact crossover SUV is so popular. A range of engine sizes up to 2.5 L—turbocharged on the most recent model—along with the option between manual and automatic transmission on most vehicles. This makes the Mazda CX-5 a solid choice for families, as well as for commuters who need rough weather capability. And, helpfully, all models are super fuel efficient.

Pros and cons of the Mazda CX-5

  • Strong optional turbo engine
  • All-wheel drive
  • Upscale interior furnishings
  • High-tech safety systems not standard in lower trim
  • Little cargo space behind rear seats
  • Base engine lacks power
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Mazda CX-5

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel type-
  • Transmission-
  • City consumption-
  • Highway consumption-
  • Width-
  • Length-
  • Trunk space-
  • Cargo space-
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Frequently asked questions about the Mazda CX-5