After the success of earlier Mazda CX models, all eyes are currently set upon the upcoming Mazda CX-5. The Japanese Company is preparing another model for the year 2017; the 2017 Mazda CX-5. This new model is expected to come with a variety of improvements as well as enhancements, that will include changes in the interior and exterior design. The engine is also expected to be updated which will improve the fuel economy and also increase the performance of thus SUV. It’s expected that the mid-size SUV will become a bigger competitor on the market and it will attract even more attention of the new potential customers.
2017 Mazda CX-5 – Improved Body and new Features:
The exterior design of the 2017 Mazda CX-5 will be refreshed and improved with revised front bumper with fog lights at the bottom, and front grille with the distinctive company’s logo at the middle. Rear and front lights will feature the modern LED technology whereas the rear bumper is expected to be enhanced. The new model will also get the latest alloy wheels. Mazda CX-5 will come in 3 trim levels; Touring, Grand Touring and Sport.
The interior design of the latest Mazda CX-5 will be elegant and luxurious. The seats will be made from the high quality leather material that will contribute to the comfort of all passengers. The new Mazda CX-5 will be capable of accommodating 5 passengers thanks to the increased cabin space. As such, you will find a host of new technological features including the touch screen, modern automatic air conditioning, navigation, a modern audio system that will have 9 speakers, electronic stability, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, rearview camera, ABS, air bags and traction control.
2017 Mazda CX-5 – Engine Performance:
A 2 liters inline 4-cylinder engine is expected to be under the hood of this 2017 Mazda CX-5 . The engine is able to provide up to 150 lb. ft. of torque and 155 horsepower. There is a possibility of having another engine option, the 2.5 liters inline 4-cylinder engine that generates 185 lb. ft. of torque and 184 horsepower. Along with this engine, there’s a 6-speed automatic transmission that will offer the smooth and fast response.
When it comes to the fuel economy, the compact crossover received high ratings. Good fuel economy is due to SkyActiv technology that has a mild bone and it creates 13:1 ratio of the combustion. The fast and smooth response of the automatic transmissions is also responsible for great fuel economy. If there’s no change in the 2 liters engine, the SUV is expected to offer 29 mpg combined fuel economy for the FWD version and 28 mpg for the AWD configuration.
2017 Mazda CX-5 – Release Date and Price:
The staring price of the 2017 Mazda CX-5 will range from 23,000-30,000 dollars. The official release date has not yet been released. However, based on rumors that are circulating, the Mazda CX-5 will be released is the last quarter of the year 2017.