2016 Mazda CX-5
The Mazda CX-5 was released as the ultimate crossover vehicle which combines the sporty looks of an SUV with the functionality of an SUV. Moreover, the overall design of the car including its size, engine and interior components made this car an instant favourite among families who place their trust in this renowned Japanese car-maker for designing a simply excellent model. The 2016 model comes with a few minor tweaks in its exterior design and some additions to the convenience features of the cabin.
2016 Mazda CX-5 Exterior and Interior Design
The Mazda CX-5 can look sporty and stylish in darker colours while the light coloured models tend to have an overall larger look. Since this car is a crossover, its dimensions remain more or less that of a sporty SUV with large doors, arching windows lines and big wheels. However, the roofline is quite conservative which tones down the aggressive look.
The interior design of the Mazda CX-5 is not just meant to look classy and business-like but also to ensure comfort of the driver and passengers. Plush leather seats with neat trims also have an added cushion length at the back which provide ultimate comfort even for day long rides. The newer cars of this model have also been equipped with a noise reduction system so that there is no engine noise inside the cabin.
Some other features of the Mazda CX-5 include a blind spot monitors, cruise control adaptors, automatic braking and a Mazda Connect smartphone system which are enough to fulfil all safety standards. With respect to infotainment, the car as a nine speaker Bose audio system, climate control monitor, power drive steering and a satellite radio.
2016 Mazda CX-5 Engine
The CX-5 engine comes with two different sets of specifications. While the basic models feature a 2 litre four cylinder engine with 155 horse power, the automatic sports models of this car have a 2.5 litre four cylinder engine with 185 horse power. In either case, the engines are quite powerful along with being sufficiently fuel efficient with an EPA rating of 35 miles per house on a highway.
2016 Mazda CX-5 Price and release date
The CX-5 is available in three different models – Touring, Sports and Automatic. While the sports model is the lowest price with a starting range of USD 21,795, the automatic model will cost roughly USD 24,445 while the Touring comes as the most expensive with a starting price of USD 29,470. The release date for the 2016 models is not yet announced but is predicted to be in the first half of 2016.