Mazda CX-5 Reviews

Mazda CX-5


The Mazda CX-5 is a compact SUV known for having an upscale interior and a dependable performance. You may be wondering: Is this the right car for your travels around Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, and Carlisle, PA?

To answer that question, we’ve gathered a library of Mazda CX-5 reviews. We’re here to tell you everything this vehicle has to offer, so that you can make an informed decision on whether it’s right for you.

Continue reading to see what you may find in our reviews, and contact us at Faulkner Mazda if you have any questions.




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MAZDA CX-5 Performance Specs

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The Mazda CX-5 is known for being quite fun to drive with a smooth ride and nimble agility. The standard engine is a Skyactiv®-G 2.5L 4-cylinder one, which is mated to a Skyactiv®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission that shifts smoothly and quickly for a steady acceleration.

The engine delivers 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque, plenty of power for everyday driving. However, the Dynamic Pressure Turbo system present on the Carbon Edition Turbo, the Grand Touring Reserve, and the Signature trims, upgrades the output to 250 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque.

The Mazda CX-5 comes standard with front-wheel drive while offering available i-Activ AWD® with Off-road Traction Assist. This system will stay on top of changing road conditions and predict when i-Activ AWD® might be needed. It’ll then evenly distribute power between the front and rear wheels, resulting in optimum traction on any road surface.

Interior Design & Amenities

Take one step inside the Mazda CX-5, and you’ll notice the cabin is well-designed with plenty of high-quality materials throughout. The Mazda CX-5 comes standard with cloth-trimmed seats. However, it also offers available leatherette seats and Caturra Brown Nappa leather-trimmed seating. In combination with the available genuine layered wood trim, the vehicle has a truly sophisticated look and feel to it.

The Mazda CX-5 has available seating for up to five passengers, with 41 inches of legroom up front and 39.6 inches of legroom in the back. With 57.1 inches of shoulder room up front and 54.8 inches in the back, you and your passengers will have plenty of room to stretch out and get comfortable.

There are also plenty of amenities to help keep everyone happy. These include available heated front and rear seats, a heated steering wheel, and dual-zone automatic climate control with pollen filter. These features will help you maintain a nice, happy, and comfortable driving experience for all of your passengers.

When it comes to storage space, the Mazda CX-5 features a standard 30.9 cubic feet of cargo volume. This is great for everyday items, like groceries, school bags, or even luggage for a trip. If you need more space, say for larger bags or maybe picking up a new TV, the second row can be folded down to reveal a whopping 59.6 cubic feet of cargo volume.

Technologies in the MAZDA CX-5

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As far as technology goes, the Mazda CX-5 offers plenty to help keep you entertained and connected. The Mazda Connect™ Infotainment System comes with popular apps, like HD Radio™ and Pandora® for all-day enjoyment. You can also take advantage of a 3-month trial subscription to SiriusXM® Satellite Radio on certain trim levels.

Standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration as well as Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio capability allow you to enjoy a connected drive. You can even take your audio experience to the next level with the available Bose® 10-speaker surround sound system with Centerpoint® 2 and AudioPilot® 2.

All these features are tracked and controlled via the standard 10.25 inch full-color display mounted on the dashboard. You can also use steering-wheel mounted controls for your phone and audio or voice command for a truly hands-free approach.

With Mazda Connected Services, you can control and keep tabs on your Mazda CX-5 right from your smartphone. Through the MyMazda app, you can check your vehicle health and status, remotely start your engine, or use the vehicle finder to help locate your vehicle.

MAZDA CX-5 Safety Features

The Mazda CX-5 also features plenty of standard and available safety and driver-assistance technologies to help keep you driving confidently and comfortably. This includes features, like:

Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert

This feature will deliver an audible and visual alert when a car is in your blind spot while driving or when one approaches from either side when you’re in reverse.

Lane Departure Warning System with Lane-keep Assist

This useful feature will alert you if you’re about to leave your lane without using a turn signal. It may also use gentle corrective steering to help guide you back to the center of your original lane.

Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go

This feature will help you maintain a set speed and minimum following distance from traffic ahead of you. If the vehicle ahead slows or stops, your vehicle will automatically slow and stop as needed.

Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning

The automatic braking technology in this model will help avoid collisions by warning the driver if a possible impact is detected and automatically applying brakes if necessary. Smart City Brake Support-Reverse is also available.

Adaptive Front-lighting System

Want to have a better idea of what’s around the corner while driving at night? This illuminating available feature allows the LED headlights to pivot in the direction of your turn, improving visibility and allowing you to be more aware of the road ahead.

Driver Attention Alert

This available feature monitors steering, throttle inputs, and lane position to detect possible fatigue or decreased attentiveness. If it does detect something, it will activate an audible and visible warning inside the vehicle.

Test Drive the MAZDA CX-5

These features may sound impressive, but that’s just the beginning. To discover what else this SUV has to offer, click on any of the Mazda CX-5 reviews on this page.

After reading about this automobile, schedule a test drive at Faulkner Mazda. We’ll get you behind the wheel, so that you can gauge its performance around Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, and Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

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