A functional vehicle and luxurious form aren’t mutually exclusive features. In fact, they combine together perfectly in the 2017 Mazda CX-5. The CX-5 proves that a luxury-level crossover doesn’t have to be expensive or lack many of the utility-driven features that drivers love. To drive our point home, here are a few road trip perks of the Mazda CX-5.
The Mazda CX-5 is capable of seating up to five passengers, with plenty of space between them. There’s a total of 103.6 cu ft. of passenger space. No longer will kids be screaming about cramped conditions as you venture into New York City.
Having a full crossover will still leave plenty of room for cargo. With the rear seats up, the Mazda CX-5 offers a generous 30.9 cu ft. of cargo space. With the rear seats folded down, that space nearly doubles with 59.6 cu ft. of space.
There’s little doubt that maneuverability is key, especially when driving through urban areas like the Big Apple. The Mazda CX-5 weighs in at under 3,600 lbs., making it one of the few crossovers with extremely responsive handling.
As for trailering capability, the Mazda CX-5 is capable of towing up to 2,000 lbs. when properly equipped. The standard four-cylinder engine offers a healthy 187 horsepower and 185 lb-ft of torque.
If that isn’t convincing enough, Mazda took the 2017 CX-5 on a fifteen-city, nationwide tour to prove just how great it is for a road trip.
See just how functional and luxurious the 2017 Mazda CX-5 can be with a test drive today at Wantagh Mazda.
The crossover segment is packed with tons of options, so you might be wondering why you should get the Mazda CX-5. Here’s five awesome reasons why the 2017 CX-5 is the best option.
Previous generations of the CX-5 were criticized for having a lot of engine noise, and Mazda listened. The 2017 CX-5 is quieter than ever.
Fun to Drive
Mazda’s known for infusing its affordable and practical everyday rides with a little bit of sporty fun, so the 2017 CX-5 adds a little athletic pep to your daily commute.
Usually the front seats get the most attention, but with available features like USB charging ports and air-conditioning vents, plus tons of space, the rear seat passengers don’t take a backseat to the action.
From a vehicle information head-up display to a brand-new adaptive cruise control system, the CX-5 is full of new tech.
Competitors have been supersized to optimize space, but the CX-5 is versatile and smaller, making it a great city companion on tight streets.
Whether you’re a solo driver or hauling a family, we at Wantagh Mazda think you should get the Mazda CX-5 – it’s affordable, packed with modern amenities, and a fun drive.
Mazda debuted the Cx-5 crossover back in 2013, right at the front of the crossover craze that swept the United States auto industry and was poised to take the world by storm. As a compact crossover, it was made to have sporty appeal and a fun driving experience in addition to having the versatility and space of a larger vehicle. Now, the redesigned 2017 CX-5 is back and better than ever with a long list of improvements.
New vs. Old
Prior to its redesign, the Mazda CX-5 was renowned for being attractive, a fun ride, and fuel efficient. However, there were a few issues – such as a noisy engine and a cheap interior. The new interior is packed with rich materials and the outgoing engine and transmission duo is being replaced with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with a minor power boost. Additionally, inside the CX-5, the cabin is better insulated for a more relaxing experience.
The redesigned 2017 CX-5 still deliver the same driving experience and fuel economy we’d expect from a Mazda. With a lightweight and aerodynamic build that makes for more nimble handling while preserving fuel economy. Curious? Stop in Wantagh Mazda today and take the 2017 Mazda CX-5 for a test drive; it’ll blow your mind.