Updated specification includes new-generation infotainment for GT models and above; new alloy wheels for Maxx
Mazda's latest 10.25-inch full colour widescreen Mazda Connect infotainment system now features on Mazda CX-5 GT, GT SP and Akera models.
As with the recently-updated CX-9 flagship, the CX-5's new infotainment system is faster-loading and provides higher-quality graphics and audio sound quality thanks to the use of digital, rather than analogue, signalling.
Maxx, Maxx Sport and Touring variants use an 8.0-inch full colour touchscreen MZD display.
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are fitted as standard across the range.
Boosting the entry-point CX-5 Maxx's aesthetic is a new 17-inch alloy wheel, replacing the steel wheels previously employed.
A powertrain to suit every purpose
Following Mazda's philosophy of wide customer choice, the updated Mazda CX-5 is offered with a range of drivetrains including front- and all-wheel drive, manual and automatic transmissions and petrol and diesel engines. All Mazda CX-5 petrol powertrains are designed to run on 91-octane unleaded fuel to minimise running costs.
Available on Maxx and Maxx Sport front-wheel drive is a direct-injected 2.0-litre Skyactiv-G petrol engine. This advanced powerplant features a high 13.0:1 compression ratio to maximise internal efficiency and generates 115kW at 6,000rpm. Peak torque is 200Nm at 4,000rpm.
Combined-cycle fuel economy sits at 6.9L/100km for the six-speed manual Maxx as well as the six-speed automatic Maxx and Maxx Sport. Combined CO2 is 160g/km for the manual and 161g/km for the automatic.
Opting for the i-Activ AWD (all-wheel drive) Maxx and Maxx Sport brings the larger 2.5-litre Skyactiv-G petrol engine. This is also the standard engine for the Touring, GT, GT SP and Akera model grades.
Also featuring a 13.0:1 compression ratio this unit produces 140kW at 6,000rpm and 252Nm at 4,000rpm. This engine is backed exclusively by the six-speed automatic transmission.
Combined-cycle fuel economy is 7.4L/100km while CO2 is 172g/km.
A twin-turbocharged Skyactiv-D diesel engine displacing 2.2 litres is optionally available on Maxx Sport, Touring, GT and Akera models with automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. This unit generates 140kW at 4,500rpm while peak torque is an impressive 450Nm from only 2,000rpm.
The Skyactiv-D consumes 5.7L/100km on the combined cycle, with 148g/km CO2.
The impressive Skyactiv-G 2.5T turbocharged 2.5-litre petrol engine is available on GT grades and above, exclusively with automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. This produces 170kW at 5,000rpm with 420Nm available from a low 2,000rpm.
Fuel consumption for this flagship power unit sits at 8.2L/100km on the combined cycle, with 191g/km CO2.
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