Updated 2019 Mazda CX-5: Specs, Engine, Interior

Many experts have come to a conclusion that the new facelifted Mazda CX-5 SUV has obviously got much closer to the European D class vehicles.

Mazda CX-5 is promising in every respect and will surely delight the new owners with:

  • new contemporary exterior;
  • drastically changed comfortable interior;
  • wide range of efficient and eco-friendly engines.

Facelifted 2019 Mazda CX-5: a compact SUV with advanced characteristics

The new model Mazda of famous Japanese flagman has got an efficient sound insulation system, more powerful but still eco-friendly engines, improved chassis and steering wheel performance adapted to the roads with poor surfaces.

All photos of the new SUV available on the Internet prove that the exterior of the new version of Mazda SUV СХ-5 series will be more emphatic, meeting the requirements of the contemporary users, rich interior design and advanced electronic packages, improved road performance and plenty of economy settings.


Mazda SUV СХ-5 series is a mid-priced vehicle with compact overall dimensions suitable for city and cross-country tours. The new model has got exclusive air inlets and plenty of clear-cut elements.

The front body has a distinct A-line chrome plated mesh grille, slim and extended headlights.

The body kit can boast of additional air inlet that creates a slim line right below the grille and few side cutouts for effective brake cooling.

The side view of 2019 Mazda CX-5 demonstrates perfect aerodynamics of the roof slightly sloped to the back, hood’s straight sporty profile, better-sloped windshield, wide B and C pillars, perfectly cut wheel arches, and nice side moldings.

The rear body has undergone few changes, including smaller back windshield, a small lip spoiler on the roof, the new design of boot lid, exclusive rear lights with a unique form, enlarged rear bumper skirt with twin exhaust.


The new interior of the standard model will get a redesigned dashboard, the same as Mazda Vision Coupe concept car, comfortable wide seats with vibration-absorptive filler, nifty consoles, enlarged 8’’ multimedia display.

A fully loaded, top-of-the-range car looks more elegant with fine leather upholstery and decorative elements and inserts made of wash-leather and rare woods.

Front seats are fitted with independent heating and ventilation systems. The enlarged multifunctional steering wheel and steering post provide a good view of 7’’ electronic dashboard and on-board computer display.

Technical specification Mazda CX-5

Body dimensions are quite typical to the compact SUV (4545х1840х1690 mm). Dry weight is ranging between 1365 and 1629 depending on the configuration. Effective trunk volume makes 550l, while clearance is 210mm.

The front-wheel drive vehicle with new-generation all-wheel-drive system i-ACTIV AWD can be fitted with 2.0 and 2.5l gasoline engines of 150 and 211 hp respectively. Alternatively, 4WD models are fitted with efficient 2.2l diesel engine of 175hp.

The test drive proved the stable performance of the front-wheel drive vehicles, fuel efficiency in highway and city modes (7 and 9 l respectively). The manufacturer is going to expand the range of engines installed on Mazda thanks to innovative solutions.

The model will be equipped with traditional 6-speed manual transmission, while ATM version will be available as an option.


For models with front-wheel drive, estimated base price is $25,500 for the 2019 CX-5 Sport, $27,500 for the Touring, and $31,000 for the Grand Touring at $31,000. Add $1,300 to each for all-wheel drive.

When will it come out?

Release date for the 2019 CX-5 is expected in fall 2018.


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