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Mazda’s CX-5 models are best known because they were the first ones which introduced KODO – Soul of the motion design, which drew a lot of attention back in 2012. Since then CX-5 became one of the most respected lines which continues to develop, with constant upgrades, and that is something we expect from 2017 Mazda CX-5. It is based on Skyactiv technology which it shares with Mazda3 and Mazda6. The latest upgrade of Mazda’s popular SUV has been announced and the changes which are introduced are user friendly and enhance the driving experience.
Release Date and Price of new 2017 Mazda CX-5
When exactly will Mazda’s new crossover become purchasable is still not known. Current available information suggest that it should happen by the end of 2016, or in the first couple of months of 2017. Car manufacturer hasn’t offered any information on the subject, but as 2016 progresses more information will come to light.
The price of 2017 Mazda CX-5 base model should be 21. 895$ according to the sources close the company. However, other projections suggest that its price will be between 23.000$ and 30.000$. Whichever the price ends up being the accurate one, CX-5 will be challenged by fierce competition in the form of Toyota RAV4, Chevrolet Equinox and Honda CR-V.
Design: 2017 Mazda CX-5 Exterior and Interior
The company decided not to make significant changes on the forthcoming CX-5 model, a decision which seems logical given the previous commercial success of this brand. Appearance of the vehicle is both modern and sporty, which has its appeal on the vast number of buyers and fans. The body will go through minor touch ups. The redesigned grille brings a mild refreshment to the front end of the car. Headlights will also go through minor changes, and as a result will be better suited for low light conditions. Car’s manufacturers dedicated a significant amount of time to improving safety features on their upcoming CX-5 model. Options such as collision warning and traction control give drivers more security during long rides. 2017 CX-5 is also equipped with cameras, which make driving and parking much easier and safer.
The car’s inside is much similar to the 2016 model, with only a few changes. Due to customers demands, the forthcoming Mazda’s vehicle will have Smartphone integration installed. 2017 CX-5 will feature a new Infotainment system which will operated through a 7 inch touchscreen console. An upgraded version of Bose audio system will also be available which will make driving more enjoyable. The spacious and cozy 2017 Mazda CX-5 is a stylish vehicle, designed in accordance to the innovative KODO style.
2017 CX-5 Mazda Engine
Mazda is very well known for its eco-friendly engines that minimize carbon emission. The engine most frequently talked about for 2017 Mazda CX-5 is a 2 liter 4 cylinder engine with a capability to develop up to 155 horse power and 150 lbs-ft torque. Higher trim levels might feature a 2.5 liter I-4 motor. The forthcoming vehicle will only be available with automatic 6 speed transmission. Sky-active technology will enable better fuel efficiency. The projected mileage per gallon is 26 for city driving and 33mpg for highway and open road driving. With these specifications this car is going to be among the best vehicles of its class, once it becomes available for purchase.
Here is the video review of 2016 model:
See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mazda_CX-5