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2015 Mazda CX-5 Overview

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2015 Maxda CX-5 overview

Pictured: 2014 Maxda CX-5

What’s New for the 2015 Mazda CX-5

The 2015 Mazda CX-5 now comes standard with Advanced Keyless Entry on both the Touring and Grand Touring trims.

2015 Mazda CX-5 Exterior

The 2015 Mazda CX-5 Continues to embody the automaker’s new “Kodo – Soul of Motion” design philosophy, which in this instance translates into a compact SUV with elegant, muscular curves and a forward-leaning stance, giving it an overall athletic appearance. Standard dual exhausts and a rear roof spoiler contribute to that look, especially when supplemented by the 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels on the Grand Touring trim.

2015 Mazda CX-5 Performance

The 2015 Mazda CX-5 offers two engine: a 2.0-liter four-cylinder producing 155 horsepower and 150 pound-feet of torque, and a 2.5-liter four-cylinder producing 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. All-wheel-drive is available on all trims and, when properly equipped, all Mazda CX-5s can boast a 2,000-lb tow rating. It can also accelerate from 0 to 60 mpg in only 8.0 seconds with the 2.5-liter engine, which puts it near the top of its class.

2015 Mazda CX-5 Efficiency

The 2015 Mazda CX-5 offers very respectable fuel economy numbers ranging between 24 mpg city/30 mpg highway and 26 mpg combined and 26/35/29 depending on your choice of powertrain. Unlike most advanced engines, it also runs on cheaper 87-octane regular gasoline, which will also save owners money on the long run.

2015 Mazda CX-5 Interior

The 2015 Mazda CX-5 offers plenty of leather-adorned comfort in the front seats as well as the rear seats, as long as three basketball players aren’t all trying to squeeze in the back. All controls are easy to find and use, though you’ll want to opt for one of the two additional trims—Touring or Grand Touring—to gain control over fancier tech like heated front seats, a rearview camera, and a 9-speaker Bose audio system.

2015 Mazda CX-5 Safety

All 2015 Mazda CX-5 trims come standard with antilock brakes, stability and traction control, and front-side and side-curtain airbags. It has received excellent ratings in crash tests from both the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, receiving a perfect five stars overall in the former and the highest possible rating of “Good” in all categories from the latter.