The 2017 Mazda CX 5 is yet another marvel from the Hiroshima based automakers who are known for their sporty quality and affordably priced vehicles. It brings serious competition to the crossover market. This car has a sporty and strong exterior appearance. It does not look to bulky but certainly gives a poised and strong impression to the viewer. The interiors feature a large cabin space akin to its large storage space which can be further increased through a fold-able backseat.
2017 Mazda CX 5 Exterior
The 2017 Mazda CX 5 also features 19 inch alloy wheels and advanced traction and drive control mechanisms to make the drive sporty and stylish along with being safe. The fog-lamps and internal heating accessories make the car ideal for driving even during harsh weather conditions. The steering wheel mounted phone and strong Bluetooth connectivity along with a large 7 inch screen helps you to keep focus on the road and easily use the phone.
2017 Mazda CX 5 Engine specs
The 2017 Mazda CX 5 model features two engine variants in 2.0 litre and 2.5 litres. The smaller one produces a boost of 155 horsepower whereas the larger one plunges the car forward with a force of 184 horsepower. Both the engines are based on SKYACTIV technology and feature Dual Over-Head Camshaft(DOHC) 16 Valve engines with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) for better performance. The engine has a compression ratio of 13:1 and features an advanced direct injection for better efficiency and economy. The engine can easily go over 150 kilometers-per-hour in less than half a minute and it quickly hits it’s top speed mark of above 190 kilometers as it has been limited by governor. The car comes in various modes and the sport mode is a true adrenaline pumper if you like speed.
The 2017 Mazda CX 5 boasts of a city average of 24 to 26 mpg as per tests, the highway average increases greatly to well above 35 mpg which makes this car the best option for long drives too. The design has been made safer than before by changing the exterior material as well as by putting ample airbags and safety curtains in place. The car is also made safer through ABS, EBD and other systems along with the reinforced design which is more sturdy.
2017 Mazda CX 5 Price and release date
The 2017 Mazda CX 5 comes in different variants and selections for the buyers. The Sport version starts at a price of $23,000 whereas the Touring version costs around $25,000. The Mazda CX 5 also has another version, The Grand Touring model which features a ton of safety features and the best engine with all-wheel drive costing around $28,500.