SUPREMELY CAPABLE. BRILLIANTLY ENGINEERED. AND NOW EVEN MORE METICULOUSLY REFINED. MEET THE 2016 Mazda CX-5.
SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY is our holistic, ground-up approach to re-engineering each component for the ultimate in efficiency, performance and lower emissions. Because when you change everything, you change everything.
Our philosophy is that if it’s not worth driving, it’s not worth building.® So in our quest for better environmental performance, our goal was to reduce fuel consumption and emissions without compromising driving performance. To get there, we started with a clean sheet of paper and engineered every major component of the automobile to work together in efficient harmony. The result is revolutionary. You can find it in select Mazda3 models,* as well as the Mazda CX-5 and the Mazda6. Soon, SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY will be in every new Mazda.
Currently, 95% of the world uses gasoline or diesel combustion engines, and by 2020 90% still will. In this fact we saw an enormous opportunity: While we’re developing alternatives, let’s also make the internal combustion engine more efficient right now. That way we can work towards making a big difference in fuel consumption. Our solution is the SKYACTIV®-G gasoline engine, an engineering marvel that produces more low/mid-range torque and less emissions while consuming less fuel.
Now that we had come up with such a revolutionary engine, we needed the ultimate transmission to get all that precious energy to the wheels. How do you build that? Study every modern transmission made, take the best features of each and fire up the blender. Then, top it all off by adding a brain, A.K.A. an advanced control module. The result is the SKYACTIV®-Drive six-speed automatic transmission. It shifts smoothly for steady acceleration and quickly for the connected feel of a manual transmission, while the brain delivers precision responsiveness and reliability.
INTERIOR DESIGN AND TECH
CARGO SPACE & SEATING
The Mazda CX-5 comfortably seats five plus your gear with more rear legroom, passenger volume and cargo volume many similar vehicles.
We dared to engineer a gasoline engine that could rival hybrid and diesel alternatives. This conviction resulted in the 2.0L SKYACTIV®-G-powered Mazda CX-5 that boasts up to a class-leading, EPA-estimated 35 highway MPG* without compromising driving performance. And the 2.5L Mazda CX-5 delivers added horsepower while still achieving incredible fuel efficiency.
With Mazda’s available smart traction technology, the Mazda CX-5 helps you conquer challenging terrain and weather. Active Torque Split All-Wheel Drive can instantly adjust power between the front and rear axles to take advantage of available traction and help you stay in control. And thanks to SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY, there’s little burden on your fuel economy.
Inspired by the predatory stance of an animal stalking its prey, the Mazda CX-5’s KODO "Soul of Motion" design captures the essence of poise, aggression and power. Yet there’s more to those curves than what meets the eye; each was meticulously sculpted to slip through the wind with the least resistance while shifting weight rearward for greater stability. Creating true harmony between form and function.
Available Smart City Brake Support helps minimize or possibly prevent frontal collisions when driving between about 3 and 18 mph. The system automatically applies the brakes if it determines that a collision with an obstruction ahead is unavoidable.
Using a radar sensor, the available Distance Recognition Support System (DRSS) measures the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead when traveling at speeds of 19 mph or faster. DRSS will recommend a comfortable following distance, and if you encroach upon this recommended distance, a visual warning shows in the Mazda CX-5’s information display.
The available Adaptive Front-lighting System turns the headlight beams to improve visibility around corners using input from the vehicle’s speed and steering angle.
Available Blind Spot Monitoring alerts you if a vehicle or object is in one of your blind spots and it’s unsafe to change lanes.
Available Rear Cross Traffic Alert alerts you if a vehicle approaches your vehicle from the side when you’re backing out of a parking space or driveway.
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