Mazda Japan has announced the availability of the all-new Mazda CX-5 at dealerships nationwide. Sales of the new Mazda CX-5 will follow suit in February 2017. Mazda targets to sell some 2,500 units of the CX-5 per month.
The new Mazda CX-5 boasts a bold and sensual exterior, spearheaded by the new proprietary Soul Red Crystal body paint. Meantime, enhancements have been made to the interior with passenger comfort in mind, along with smart device connectivity and current requirements.
The new CX-5 features G-Vectoring Control, the first in the SKYACTIV-Vehicle Dynamics series of vehicle motion control technologies. At the same time, the new CX-5 is loaded with major advances in safety and the human machine interface, including the adoption of Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go. This feature, available in a Mazda model in Japan for the first time, works up to 100 km/h and can bring the vehicle to a complete stop.
In overall impression, the new CX-5 has a single expression of motion that runs from front to rear, conveying a sense of speed and the car’s physique emphasizes its stance and look of forward momentum. A simple trapezoidal form and increasing both the front and rear track width by 10 mm over the previous model emphasizes a powerful stance.
A more prominent signature wing underscores the grille and extends below the headlights, expressing breadth and power. The Mazda emblem stands out from a grille that adopts a detailed three-dimensional pattern, expressing depth and a sporty character. There are eight body colors available for the new CX-5.
Interior-wise, the cockpit wraps around the driver with controls and meters laid out symmetrically. Air-conditioning louvers are positioned in line with the decorative trim that runs across the dash and extends into the door trim. All of these elements flow horizontally from the center of the steering wheel, creating a space with a dynamic sense of breadth that encourages the driver to focus on the road.
The decorative panel uses a newly developed film that combines twelve printed layers and a final coat to create a fresh expression of depth. Other significant interior features are the side mounted demisters and tweeters on the A-pillar, high-quality seats with cushioning, and 3-D bolsters and enlarged shoulder areas. The new CX-5 is available with three interior packages: pure white or black leather and black fabric.
Engine options available for the new CX-5 comprise of the SKYACTIV-D 2.2-liter clean diesel, SKYACTIV-G 2.5-liter petrol and SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter petrol.
Price for new Mazda CX-5 starts from 2,462,400 Yen.