2015 Mazda CX-5 is fine-tuned for the US crossover market

2015-03-12 13:05:50
2015 Mazda CX-5 is fine-tuned for the US crossover market
2015 Mazda CX-5 is fine-tuned for the US crossover market

The US auto market with the plethora crossovers and multitudes of buyers is ruled by class-exclusive vehicles that integrate modern technology and high-performance motors. The 2015 Mazda CX-5 is the new trailblazing and top seller in this segment today; it is an auto ensemble that brings together an ideal combination of motors, chassis and a comfy cabin. Unsurprisingly, this is in tandem with new trends in the crossover marketplace as new buyers are trawling for luxury and power. Different from other vehicles in its nomenclature, this new Mazda treads a different path, equipping the 2015 Mazda CX-5 with their unique aspirated mill in lieu of turbo engines as its rivals. The CX-5 is defined not only by its potent engines but also a quirk design that befits a car in its class in every facet. 

On the engine side as aforesaid, the CX-5 incorporates powerful motors underneath the hood, offering twin options. The base model is a 2.0-liter aspirated V4 that disgorges 155-horsepower as well as 150 pound-feet of twist. Though diametrical to its rivals’ power units in rendering raw performance, the mill can offer about 27 mpg average which is nifty for the crossover. On the performance side, the crossover gallops from zero to 60 mph in 8.7 seconds while attaining an optimum speed of 118 mph, which is commendable for the crossover. Its top-ranging engine model is a 2.5-liter mill that spews out 184-horsepower alongside 170 pound-feet of twist. This is far much better in contrast to the small model and also provides the same fuel consumption of 26mpg, based on the transmission used. 

The base level car comes exclusively with front-wheel-drive mated to a six-speed manual while the 2.5-liter provides either the FWD or AWD combined with a six-speed automated gearbox that offers perfect responsiveness.  

The exterior features of the CX-5 are imported from the Mazda 6 and the 3 lineup to give an adorable design. Mazda has adhered to its curvy styling that conflates at all edges to enhance the unique stance the car portrays. The car boasts new-generation features that are an improvement from the antecedent model, including a new pair of rear-lights and a brand-new set of alloy wheels that accompany the top-ranging models.

In the cabin, life-on-board is enthused by plushy Italian artistic notions to immerse riders in a sea of luxury and coziness. What’s more, the CX-5 comes standard with hosts of equipment including dual zone automated climate control; a 6.5” screen incorporating a rearview camera and equally engulfs a premium infotainment system. To standout in its throne’s design, the new CX-5 comes with electric frontal seats. On the optional spectrum, shoppers can get a satellite navigation system, leatherette upholstery and panoramic roof.  

With that being said, it is crystal clear Mazda was determined to make a near-perfect crossover that appeals to its enthusiasts as well as casual buyers. The CX-5 is well-positioned to capture a wide portion of the US crossover market as it is also ascribed pocket-friendly prices.

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