Beautiful interior; smooth ride; quiet cabin; excellent handling; sophisticated AWD setup; good fuel economy; turbocharged engine; reasonably priced
Dash-mounted touchscreen only operates when the car is stopped; antiquated navigation; 19-in wheels create a firm ride; heated mirrors only offered on most expensive trims.
For 2019, the CX-5 offers a new 250-horsepower turbocharged engine option, adds a new Signature and Grand Touring Reserve trim and finally becomes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto friendly. Other new features include a 360-degree camera, a reconfigurable gauge display, windshield wiper de-icer, ventilated front seats, a frameless rearview mirror, heated rear seats, a heated steering wheel and power folding door mirrors. See the 2019 Mazda CX-5 models for sale near you
We think the best value is the Touring trim with the optional Preferred Equipment package. This version gives you everything you'll need for both comfort and safety. We also feel the CX-5's ride is much better with the 17-in wheels. Find a Mazda CX-5 for sale
Mazda's CX-5 for 2019 is offered in five trims: Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve and Signature. AWD is an option for the first three trims and standard on the last two.
The CX-5 Sport ($25,395 FWD; $26,795 AWD) includes power windows, power locks, power mirrors, remote keyless entry with push-button start, 17-in alloy wheels, cloth seating, cruise control, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescopic steering column, manual air conditioning, variable wipers, LED headlights, Smart City Brake Support, G-Vectoring Control, a 6-way manual driver's seat, an electronic parking brake, a 40/20/40 split-folding rear seat, a 7-in color touchscreen with 4-speaker audio, Mazda Connect with voice activation, a rear backup camera, Bluetooth hands-free cell phone connectivity and two front USB ports. Standard safety features include blind spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert. Optional on the Sport is the i-ACTIVSENSE package, which includes auto high-beam control, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, adaptive cruise control and Smart Brake Support emergency braking.
The CX-5 Touring ($27,660 FWD; $29,060 AWD) adds a 6-way power driver's seat, leatherette seating with suede inserts, automatic on/off headlights, heated front seats, rear privacy glass, auto-leveling headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control, an additional two speakers for the audio, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Mazda Advanced Key proximity keyless entry, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, rear-seat vents, a rear-seat center armrest, reclining rear seats and rear-seat USB ports. The i-ACTIVSENSE suite is also standard. Optional on the Touring is the Preferred Equipment package, which includes a 10-speaker Bose CenterPoint 2 audio system, a power moonroof, a power lift gate, navigation and an auto-dimming mirror with Homelink.
The CX-5 Grand Touring ($31,090 FWD; $32,490 AWD) adds the Touring's optional packages plus leather seating surfaces, 19-in alloy wheels, an 8-way power driver's seat with power lumbar support, a 6-way power passenger seat, rain-sensing wipers, heated exterior mirrors, adaptive headlights and LED fog lights and taillights.
The optional Grand Touring Premium Package adds a head-up display with traffic-sign recognition, driver's-seat memory, heated rear seats, a heated steering wheel and a windshield-wiper de-icer.
The CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve ($35,915) adds the 2.5-liter turbocharged engine, AWD, power folding side mirrors, windshield wiper de-icer, heated rear seats, a heated steering wheel, ventilated front seats and Active Driving Display with traffic sign recognition.
The CX-5 Signature ($37,935) adds unique 19-in wheels, front and rear footwell illumination, Caturra Brown Nappa leather seating, real wood trim, LED interior lighting, 360-degree monitor plus front and rear parking sensors.
|Basic||3 Years/36,000 Miles|
|Drivetrain||5 Years/60,000 Miles|
|Corrosion||5 Years/Unlimited Miles|
|Roadside Assistance||3 Years/36,000 Miles|
2019 Kia Sportage -- The Sportage offers equally handsome styling, features and safety equipment, and also the options of a turbocharged engine, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The CX-5, however, offers a bit more room and superior ride and handling.
2019 Honda CR-V --The CR-V has more interior room, a larger cargo hold and gets better gas mileage. But the CX-5 can tow more weight (2,000 pounds vs 1,500), has a more upscale interior and more luxury options.
2019 Ford Escape -- The Escape is slightly smaller inside but offers better audio and infotainment features, more features on its lower trim models and a choice of three engines, including two turbocharged units.
Used Subaru Outback -- A 2015-2017 Subaru Outback will give you more room, superior off-road ability, better ground clearance and a number of driver assists, including the excellent EyeSight system. The Outback also gets slightly better fuel economy.