The Updated 2017 Mazda CX-5 Has Drawn Glowing Reviews
The Mazda CX-5 has been completely redesigned for 2017, and reviewers such as U.S. News argue that it “impresses even more than the outgoing model.” With all-new performance technology beneath the hood and a revised set of standard features, reviews were always going to heap praise on this promising new iteration of one of America’s favorite crossover SUVs—and that’s just what happened.
“Mazda’s ethos is to blend sports-car know-how into every model, and the CX-5 is no exception. Sharp steering and a poised chassis make it the enthusiast’s pic.” – Car and Driver
The 2017 Mazda CX-5 draws upon 187 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque from a sophisticated 2.5L four-cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic transmission that effortlessly refines power. The poise celebrated by Car and Driver is down to all-new SKYACTIV®-VEHICLE DYNAMICS with G-Vectoring Control, and you can enjoy all-weather confidence with available i-ACTIV AWD®.
“The CX-5 has a comfortable cabin that most people will find quite pleasant. Noise levels are low and the climate control system excels.” – Edmunds.com
Reviews drew attention to the new Mazda CX-5’s top of the line interior. The latest model has received revised sound-proofing materials for a whisper-quiet cabin. Whether you’re cruising the highway, or through the center of Modesto or Stockton, you’ll enjoy a peaceful ride. The seats, steering wheel, and gear selector can all be trimmed in rich, supple leather, and practicality is assured through up to 59.6 cubic feet of cargo space.
“The standard 7.0-inch full-color touchscreen display is now freestanding like those in a Mercedes-Benz.” – Motor Trend
Motor Trend noted that 2017 Mazda CX-5 technology seems drawn from the luxury segment. The touchscreen is used to control anything from Mazda GPS navigation to Bose 10-speaker audio system with Centerpoint2 and AudioPilot2 technology, plus the rearview camera and Bluetooth systems. Safety technology feels similarly advanced, with available features including:
- Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
- Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
- Smart City Brake Support
- Smart Brake Support
- Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist
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