The 2019 Mazda CX-5 offers a great combination of sports styling, driving dynamics, and economy. This is an exceptional SUV, from the sleek interior to its handsome and luxury interior. The price of CX-5 is more than fair, it offers a lot more than the price might suggest. A new diesel model is coming as well, but also a gasoline engine with cylinder deactivation.
This will be the first 4-cylinder car with that option in North America. The equipment list includes features like a power tailgate, Bose audio system, and full safety systems. If you are looking for a small SUV that acts like a sporty hatchback, this might be a vehicle for you.
2019 Mazda CX-5 Comes with a new “Kodo” Design
The Mazda CX-5 has always been a nice-looking vehicle, but this upcoming updated model might be the classiest in its segment. Most credit for that goes to the cues taken from its big brother, Mazda CX-9. The CX-5 is a compact crossover SUV and it’s coming with the prominent trapezoidal grille. That grille is connected to a new bright LED headlights. The headlights are extended thanks to a new “Kodo” design.
2019 Mazda CX-5 Interior
All of Mazda’s CX-5 models have two rows seats for five passengers. Child seat installing is now a lot easier thanks to wide-opening rear doors. Everything inside the cabin is classy, from soft-touch materials to an infotainment system. Elegant air vents, push-button start, and 7-inch touchscreen display are coming as a standard. The forthcoming Mazda CX-5 is coming with three main trims: Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring.
The cheapest one is Sport trim, and it includes cloth seats, keyless entry, and 17-inch wheels. The steering wheel and shift knob are leather-wrapped and a lot of safety features are upgraded. Smart City Brake system, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and a rearview camera are just some of them.
The Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are not offered, but the manufacturer says that this system can be added later. Touring model will come with heated front seats and dual-zone climate control. Full i-Activsense features adaptive cruise control, Smart Brake support, and rain-sensing wipers. The premium Bose audio system is also included wit Touring trim. The dimension of the interior is almost same like in the current one model.
Interior Dimension and Max Capacity
|Front Head Space||39.8 inch|
|Front Leg Space||41.2 inch|
|Passenger Volume||103.8 ft³|
|Front Hip Space||55.3 inch|
|Front Shoulder Space||57.2 inch|
|Second Shoulder Space||54.7 inch|
|Second Leg Space||39.7 inch|
|Second Head Space||39.2 inch|
|Maximum Passenger Capacity||5|
2019 Mazda CX-5 Colors
The new Soul Red Crystal paint is now optional, and it will give new Mazda CX-5 exotic look. Also, other colors that will be available are Blue Reflex, Cristal White Pearl, Sonic Silver Metallic, Jet Black, Meteor Gray and Titanium Flash. As for the interior, it will be available in three colors, Black, Parchment and Silk Beige.
Safety and Security Package
The 2019 Mazda CX-5 comes with various safety features. The Electronic Stability Control, Driveline Traction Control, Side Impact Beams, Smart Brake Support Forward Collision are some of them. For the youngest one, there is Rear Child Safety Locks and Airbag Occupancy Sensor. The current model is gaining an overall rating of four stars on the US NHTSA crash-test results.
2019 Mazda CX-5 Engine Specs
Up to this date, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 will come with only one engine. The 2.5-liter 4-cylinder Skyactiv gasoline unit with a cylinder deactivation is the only option for now. It is connected to a 6-speed automatic transmission. This engine delivers a 188 HP and 185 lb-ft of torque. While it’s not the most powerful engine, this drivetrain has a great fuel economy. 25mpg in the city and 31mpg on the highway with AWD included is a good choice. We also expect Hybrid model in the future.
2019 Mazda CX-5 Towing Capacity
The newest model 2019 Mazda CX-5 can tow up to 2,000 pounds. Like we already mentioned, Mazda is looking to add more engine. In this towing section, the model will rival Santa Fe Sport, two-door Jeep Wrangler and Ford Escape. The Santa Fe Sport model with the turbocharged engine can pull up to 3,500 lbs, and with a 2.4-liter engine that is standard 2,000 lbs. However, the Jeep Wrangler with two doors can also tow 2,000 lbs, but Unlimited model max out 3,500-lb. The last one Ford Escape can haul up to 3,500 lbs with maximum 1,500 lbs of the tow.
2019 Mazda CX-5 Price and Release Date
The starting price of the all-new 2019 Mazda CX-5 will be around $25,500. Touring model will cost $27,500 and top-line Grand Touring model price will start at $30,000. Optional features like AWD or Soul Red Crystal paint are paid additionally. Mazda CX-5 will probably hit the market in early 2019.
The opponents that will challenge the new model are Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape and Nissan Rogue. Also, we must mention the models like Subaru Forester, Kia Sportage and Hyundai Tucson that are also there with the lower price.