2017 Mazda CX-5 – Another family friendly mini-sized SUV that will arrive in 2017 is the new Mazda CX-5. It indicates that this crossover has through a long journey after fought in the Asian marketplace. The Japanese Auto Manufacture, Mazda will bring this SUV to the US with some improvements. It could be a redesigned model or the whole new face of Mazda CX-5 but we can’t confirm what it is this time. We will just reveal the prediction of its engine, transmission and all of the specification you need to know before you make purchase for this car. We provide honest and reliable preview of 2017 Mazda CX-5 that will arrive in the North American.
Redesigned Exterior and Interior
It seems that there will be no major changes on both interior and exterior. It just looks similar to its predecessor that released last year. It still uses low-profile grille with Mazda logo at the center of it. The front hood managed to bring sport-styled and bold appearance for this SUV.
The body looks muscular with several lines here and there. Plus, the rear end keeps its fashionable trendy LED lights that blend perfectly with C-pillar model. It has great small spoiler as well – managed to give distinct look on the sport-styled crossover. Mazda keeps the same wheels with 18-inches and performance tires.
Meanwhile on the inside, the dash remains stylish with clean and sleek design. The black plastic and silver aluminum panel create impressive decoration on the dash that now is more elegant. It fits with the front cabin that uses Ivory White leather instead of the black satin.
The second row offers bucket seats with a complete entertainment system. It feels good with spacious leg room and the small compartment where you can put all of your belongings. But if it is not enough, the third row is available with extra storage to keep all the loads neat.
This SUV is good as family car or your daily city car. Mazda also confirms that the new CX-5 will be equipped with more Air Bags and passengers’ seat belt as safety features.
Engine and Performance
We don’t know whether the 2017 Mazda CX-5 uses SkyActiv engine or not. But one thing for sure, it still uses the same engine – 2.0-litre petrol type that will deliver up to 150 horsepower with 160 lb –ft of torque. Another option is 2.5-litre engine that will boost more than 180 horsepower and nearly 200 lb –ft of torque.
The engine mounted with 6-speed automated transmission and plenty of driving assistance features. The EPA-rated for the 2017 Mazda CX-5 is approximately 33 mpg combined. Overall, this SUV has great performance when it comes to safety-driving and fuel efficiency.
2017 Mazda CX-5 Price and Arrival Date
The base model is worth for $ 23,000 while the 2.5-litre engine will be priced higher. It could be near $ 30,000. The all-new CX-5 approximately arrives on the shore of US at the end of 2016 before you are able to purchase this SUV in Summer 2017.