Since the archetypal was alien a little over a year ago, the mid-year updates are appealing accessory as they focus on streamlining the crossover’s trim akin anatomy and accouterment barter with bigger value.
Without added ado, all 2016.5 CX-5 models accretion added accepted accessories including a rearview camera on cartage able with a six-speed automated transmission. The mid-level CX-5 Touring additionally assets acrimonious advanced seats and GPS navigation, while the ranging-topping Grand Touring boasts a standard aeronautics system.
The changes are baby but they should save customer some money as the anew accepted accessories acclimated to be accessible alone in bales that amount up to $1,625.
Engine options aftereffect and accommodate a 2.0-liter SKYACTIV-G four-cylinder with 155 hp (115 kW) and 150 lb-ft (203 Nm) of torque. Higher-end variants are powered by a 2.5-liter SKYACTIV-G four-cylinder agent that produces out 184 hp (137 kW) and 185 lb-ft (250 Nm) of torque. A six-speed chiral manual is accepted on the entry-level alternative but a majority of the models accept a six-speed automated transmission. Front-wheel drive is accepted but all-wheel drive continues to be optional.
The 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 will on auction in January and U.S. appraisement starts at $21,795 and acme out at $29,870.
For the exterior, a bigger, bolder grille matches the look on Xe Mazda Cx5 2020
newer SUVs while the sharper lines and larger air intakes of the front fascia further add to the aggression. A new L-shaped light signature in the taillights makes things more modern at the rear, while larger diameter tailpipes lend a sportier look and feel to the vehicle. This sporty edge can be further enhanced with an available M Sport Package.
Inside, the instrument cluster remains analog while an 8.8-inch infotainment screen sits atop the dash and features navigation as well as Apple CarPlay smartphone integration. Electronic driver aids, either standard or available, include adaptive cruise control with speed limit information, collision warning with pedestrian detection and automatic emergency braking, and steering assist with lane departure warning.
Pricing information for the Xe Mazda Cx5 2020
will be announced closer to the market launch, though we don’t expect much of a move from the 2019 model’s $34,950 base sticker.
When it was launched for 2016, the second-generation Xe Mazda Cx5 2020
brought a much more handsome look than its frumpy predecessor, though it also switched from a rear- to a front-wheel-drive platform. The switch didn’t hurt sales one bit, as the last two years have been the nameplate’s best, with approximately 30,000 units sold in the U.S. in each of those years.