The exterior design features bold styling that simultaneously expresses SUV-like solidity and functionality with finely-honed vitality and dynamism typical of Mazda.
The new Mazda family face expresses strength and depth adopting Mazda's signature wing, seen in the new-generation Mazda design. The side view features the prominent front fenders and the sculptured body sides accentuate a sense of power, suggesting the toned muscles of a cheetah.
The cabin space is both driver-oriented and at the same time conveys SUV-like strength. Soft, high-quality material is used for the instrument panel. Focusing on both functionality and design, high-quality satin chrome garnish is used for sections guiding the drivers line of sight, such as the power window switches and compartment under the center panel.
Chassis & Body
The new-generation high-performance light weight SKYACTIV-CHASSIS is employed to all models in the CX-5 lineup. It ensures nimbleness, stability and ride comfort at the same time.
The new-generation lightweight and rigid SKYACTIV-BODY is optimized for handling stability and crash safety performance.
In the cabin, unpleasant noises were thoroughly eliminated allowing for a comfortable ride for the passengers while at the same time ensuring the driver receives necessary sound feedback.
Exceptional Cd of 0.33, which is among the best of all SUVs achieves outstanding handling stability at high speed and fuel economy improvement.
Innovative environmental and safety features
The models equipped with the SKYACTIV-D 2.2 diesel engine achieve fuel economy of 18.6km/L (JC08 mode, FWD model) and meet the Japanese government's Post New Long-term Emission Regulations (2009 emission gas standard and Japan's 2010 fuel economy standards plus 25 percent.
The models equipped with the SKYACTIV-G 2.0 gasoline engine achieve fuel economy of 16.0 km/L (JC08 mode, FWD model). They are classified as Super Ultra-Low Emission Vehicles (SU-LEV) achieving exhaust emissions that are 75 percent or lower than the levels required by the Japanese government's 2010 exhaust emissions regulations and qualify Japan's 2010 fuel economy standards plus 25 percent.