While the CX-5 is unmatched in design and performance across all vehicles in its class it also stands out as one the most worked on design in the crossover SUV range among the Mazda line up. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 comes with an amazing set of features that are visible all around the exteriors, inside and under the hood. The CX5 comes in 3 trim levels, the Sport, Touring and Grand Touring (GT) in the FWD drive trains and adds two extra trims, the Grand Touring Reserve and a Signature trim which support the AWD system. We check out 5 common facts about the Mazda CX-5.
Aesthetic and Balanced Design
The aesthetically sculpted exteriors of the CX-5 portray a calm and balanced poise to an otherwise spirited and bubbly performer. The CX-5 takes you places and when you arrive, everyone knows. It’s a statement of style and smooth sophistication that is a benchmark of Mazda design. Going by this, the designers have carved and sculpted the exteriors to aerodynamic perfection – which is no easy task when it comes to working on SUVs and crossovers. While the front fascia exhibits a bold and aggressive style expression, the bonnet to the hood and tapering roofline up to the rear tailgate all are exemplary of sculpted refinement.
High Convenience Interiors
Inside the CX-5 features a wide array of convenience features to pamper your senses. The inside is kept at a comfortable temperature through air-conditioning and dual zone climate control depending on the trims with a pollen filter common across all the trims. Features such as cruise control, remote keyless entry with illumination, push-button start and many other such conveniences. The more advanced convenience features would include electronic parking brake, 12-volt power outlets and remote fuel door release which is very handy.
Infotainment is taken very seriously in the Mazda CX-5 which make it lot of fun to drive in. Starting from a 7-inch full-color touch-screen display, a rear-view camera, auxiliary audio input jack, 2 USB ports and steering wheel mounted audio controls, the CX-5 has some great entertainment options for you. A range of internet-radio systems such as AHA, Pandora and Stitcher come integrated. You can subscribe to SiriusXM Sat Radio, and HD Radio you get out of the box due to the Mazda Connect system.
The CX-5 comes with Bluetooth capability and hands-free phone so you don’t have to take your hands off the steering to make and receive calls. Mobile connectivity is integrated using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration and all this can be controlled using your voice.
While an active driving display is available to project your vehicles metrics onto your windshield, you can feel the exhilarating performance of the predictive AWD that’s standard on the GT Reserve and Signature trims. This works with a 6-speed automatic transmission that’s mated to a 2.5T DOHC dynamic pressure turbo engine with VVT. The Mazda CX-5 also comes in a FWD variant that can be combined with a with a 6-speed automatic transmission or 6-speed manual over a 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4 Cylinder engine that’s known to give you a EPA estimated 31mpg on highways.