2015 Mazda CX-5 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$21,545-$29,220
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What's New for 2015:

  • Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry now standard for Touring and Grand Touring trim levels
  • Two new shades of blue debut: Blue Reflex and Deep Crystal Blue

Introduction
The 2015 Mazda CX-5 is a compact crossover SUV that seats 5 people. It competes against a long list of alternatives in the segment, including the Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Patriot, Kia Sportage, Nissan Rogue, Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4, and Volkswagen Tiguan.

Models and Features
When buying a Mazda CX-5, consumers choose among the Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trim levels. The Sport is the only one offered with a manual gearbox, and is the only one available with a 155-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. Highlights from the standard equipment list include 17-in. aluminum wheels, air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, remote keyless entry, 60/40 split-folding rear seatback, and a 4-speaker audio system.

Upgrade to Touring trim and the CX-5 gets a larger and more powerful engine, automatic transmission, and a more practical 40/20/40 split-folding rear seat. The Touring version also adds a blind-spot monitoring system, Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry system, additional stereo speakers, and a 5.8-in. color touch-screen display with a reversing camera. Bluetooth connectivity is standard for this trim level, along with text message receipt and reply technology, E911 Automatic Emergency Notification, HD Radio, and Pandora Internet radio. Mazda also upgrades the Touring version's interior materials, adds a power driver seat, and installs dark-tinted rear privacy glass.

The CX-5 Grand Touring is the top-of-the-line trim level, featuring leather seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, premium audio system, power sunroof, and larger 19-in. aluminum wheels. Automatic headlights, rain-sensing wipers, heated front seats, and heated side mirrors are also standard for the Grand Touring version.

Under the Hood
Mazda installs a 155-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine in the CX-5 Sport, one equipped with the automaker's fuel-saving SkyActiv technology. It comes with a 6-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive (FWD). A 6-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive (AWD) are options.

The CX-5 Touring and Grand Touring have a 184-horsepower, 2.5-liter SkyActiv 4-cylinder engine. A 6-speed automatic feeds the power to the crossover SUV's front wheels, and an AWD system is optional.

Fuel Economy
For maximum fuel economy, buyers should choose the CX-5 Sport, which gets between 25 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway, depending on transmission choice and whether or not it is equipped with AWD. The CX-5 Touring and Grand Touring are rated to return between 24 mpg in the city with AWD and 32 mpg on the highway with FWD.

Safety and Technology
Mazda installs a reversing camera and a blind-spot monitoring system in every CX-5 Touring and Grand Touring. These SUVs also include Bluetooth connectivity with hands-free calling and music streaming, text-messaging capability, and E911 Automatic Emergency Notification, while the Grand Touring adds rain-sensing wipers.

Options, depending on the trim level, include an adaptive front-lighting system and a Smart City Brake Support System. The latter operates at speeds between 2 mph and 18 mph, able to identify situations when a low-speed impact may occur and automatically applying the brakes in order to reduce speed prior to impact, or to prevent a collision.

What's New for 2015:

  • Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry now standard for Touring and Grand Touring trim levels
  • Two new shades of blue debut: Blue Reflex and Deep Crystal Blue

Introduction
The 2015 Mazda CX-5 is a compact crossover SUV that seats 5 people. It competes against a long list of alternatives in the segment, including the Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Patriot, Kia Sportage, Nissan Rogue, Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4, and Volkswagen Tiguan.

Models and Features
When buying a Mazda CX-5, consumers choose among the Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trim levels. The Sport is the only one offered with a manual gearbox, and is the only one available with a 155-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. Highlights from the standard equipment list include 17-in. aluminum wheels, air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, remote keyless entry, 60/40 split-folding rear seatback, and a 4-speaker audio system.

Upgrade to Touring trim and the CX-5 gets a larger and more powerful engine, automatic transmission, and a more practical 40/20/40 split-folding rear seat. The Touring version also adds a blind-spot monitoring system, Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry system, additional stereo speakers, and a 5.8-in. color touch-screen display with a reversing camera. Bluetooth connectivity is standard for this trim level, along with text message receipt and reply technology, E911 Automatic Emergency Notification, HD Radio, and Pandora Internet radio. Mazda also upgrades the Touring version's interior materials, adds a power driver seat, and installs dark-tinted rear privacy glass.

The CX-5 Grand Touring is the top-of-the-line trim level, featuring leather seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, premium audio system, power sunroof, and larger 19-in. aluminum wheels. Automatic headlights, rain-sensing wipers, heated front seats, and heated side mirrors are also standard for the Grand Touring version.

Under the Hood
Mazda installs a 155-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine in the CX-5 Sport, one equipped with the automaker's fuel-saving SkyActiv technology. It comes with a 6-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive (FWD). A 6-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive (AWD) are options.

The CX-5 Touring and Grand Touring have a 184-horsepower, 2.5-liter SkyActiv 4-cylinder engine. A 6-speed automatic feeds the power to the crossover SUV's front wheels, and an AWD system is optional.

Fuel Economy
For maximum fuel economy, buyers should choose the CX-5 Sport, which gets between 25 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway, depending on transmission choice and whether or not it is equipped with AWD. The CX-5 Touring and Grand Touring are rated to return between 24 mpg in the city with AWD and 32 mpg on the highway with FWD.

Safety and Technology
Mazda installs a reversing camera and a blind-spot monitoring system in every CX-5 Touring and Grand Touring. These SUVs also include Bluetooth connectivity with hands-free calling and music streaming, text-messaging capability, and E911 Automatic Emergency Notification, while the Grand Touring adds rain-sensing wipers.

Options, depending on the trim level, include an adaptive front-lighting system and a Smart City Brake Support System. The latter operates at speeds between 2 mph and 18 mph, able to identify situations when a low-speed impact may occur and automatically applying the brakes in order to reduce speed prior to impact, or to prevent a collision.

Available Trims for the 2015 Mazda CX-5
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Sport (FWD 4dr Man) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 21545.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 26/35
Name Sport (FWD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 22945.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 26/32
Name Touring (FWD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 24965.00 Engine 2.5 L/152 City/Hwy MPG 25/32
Name Grand Touring (FWD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27970.00 Engine 2.5 L/152 City/Hwy MPG 25/32
Name Sport (AWD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 24395.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 25/31
Name Touring (AWD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 26215.00 Engine 2.5 L/152 City/Hwy MPG 24/30
Name Grand Touring (AWD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29220.00 Engine 2.5 L/152 City/Hwy MPG 24/30
Name Sport (AWD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 24395.00 Engine 2.5 L/152 City/Hwy MPG 24/30
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INTERIOR
  • Sport Shape Front Seats -inc: 6-way manual adjustable driver's seat
  • 4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • 5 Person Seating Capacity
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Proximity Key For Push Button Start Only
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Mechanical Fuel
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Manual Air Conditioning
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts
  • Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look/Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Door Panel Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Cloth Door Trim Insert
  • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Instrument Panel Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Trip Computer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Digital/Analog Display
  • Seats w/Cloth Back Material
  • Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • Sport Shape Front Seats -inc: 6-way power adjustable driver's seat w/manual lumbar support
  • 40-20-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Leather Gear Shift Knob
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination, Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
  • Variable Heated Front Sport Shape Seats -inc: 3 position heated front seats (driver and passenger) and 8-way power adjustable driver's seat w/power lumbar support
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
  • Seats w/Leatherette Back Material
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 17 x 7J Aluminum Alloy
  • Tires: P225/65R17 AS
  • Wheels w/Silver Accents
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Black Bodyside Cladding and Black Wheel Well Trim
  • Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper, Heated Wiper Park and Defroster
  • Light Tinted Glass
  • Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Lip Spoiler
  • Black Grille w/Chrome Accents
  • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
  • Auto Off Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Auto Off Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Wheels: 19 x 7J Aluminum Alloy
  • Tires: P225/55R19 AS
  • Express Open Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 2.0L SKYACTIV-G DOHC 16-Valve 4-Cylinder
  • Transmission: 6-Speed SKYACTIV-MT Manual
  • 4.71 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 4,277 lbs
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 100 Amp Alternator
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 14.8 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
  • Transmission: 6-Spd SKYACTIV-DRIVE Sport Mode Auto -inc: manual mode
  • 4.62 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 4,354 lbs
  • Engine: 2.5L SKYACTIV-G DOHC 16-Valve 4-Cylinder
  • GVWR: 4,409 lbs
  • GVWR: 4,475 lbs
  • Automatic Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
  • 15.3 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • GVWR: 4,566 lbs
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Blind Spot Sensor
    • Rear Camera
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD Modular Audio System w/4-Speakers -inc: Automatic Level Control (ALC), MP3 capability, digital clock, auxiliary audio input jack and USB audio input
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan and Steering Wheel Controls
    • Integrated Roof Antenna
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD/HD Modular Audio System w/6 Spkrs -inc: Automatic Level Control (ALC), MP3 capability, digital clock, audio menu voice-command, auxiliary audio input jack, Bluetooth hands free phone and audio, E911 automatic emergency notification, Pandora internet radio compatibility, radio broadcast data system program information, satellite radio-compatible audio system (requires additional dealer-installed hardware), SMS text message audio delivery and reply and USB audio input
    • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD/HD Modular Audio System w/Bose -inc: Automatic Level Control (ALC), MP3 capability, digital clock, audio menu voice-command, auxiliary audio input jack, Bose 9-speaker audio sound system w/Centerpoint and AudioPilot, Bluetooth hands free phone and audio, E911 automatic emergency notification, Pandora internet radio compatibility, radio broadcast data system program information, satellite radio-compatible audio system (requires additional dealer-installed hardware), Sirius satellite radio w/4 month subscription, SMS text message audio delivery and reply and USB audio input
    • Regular Amplifier

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