New Mazda CX-5 Model Review

2021 Mazda CX-5 at The Autobarn Mazda of Evanston

Explore the sleek and affordable new 2021 Mazda CX-5, a sophisticated and capable SUV ready for whatever life throws your way. Tailored for driving enthusiasts and families alike, from its available 2.5 Turbo engine that delivers up to 250 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque to its luxurious interior wrapped in natural materials and innovative technology.  Discover all the latest safety, performance, and entertainment technology the new 2021 Mazda CX-5 has to offer over the competition below.

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Starting at $25,270

New Mazda CX-5 Feature Highlights

  • Performance: 25 city and 31 highway mpg, 187 horsepower, and 186 lb-ft of torque.
  • Safety features: Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Mazda Radar Cruise Control, and Lane Departure Warning System.
  • Premium comforts: Available Power sliding-glass moonroof, Caturra Brown Nappa leather, and genuine layered wood trim.
  • Technology: Available Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration, Bose® 10-speaker surround sound system, and a 10.25-inch full-color display.

What's New for the 2021 Mazda CX-5?

You'll find several updates, additions, and even a new trim in the new 2021 Mazda CX-5. From its now larger 10.25 " touch screen and now standard  Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to the newly available driver attention monitoring and reverse automatic emergency braking systems, the new CX-5 has really stepped up its tech game. As for new trims, the latest Mazda CX-5 offers a new Carbon Edition trim with an exclusive paint color, red leather upholstery, and unique styling for the wheels and interior trim.

Mazda CX-5 Design

The new Mazda CX-5 design is inspired by Mazda's Kodo design language that looks to capture movement even at a standstill. Featuring sweeping curves, modern LED lighting, and a sculpted silhouette that boasts its sporty edge. While inside the new 2021 Mazda CX-5 you'll enjoy even more great premium comforts like the 3 12-Volt DC Power Outlet, more plug-in options than both the latest Honda CR-V at just 1 and Toyota RAV4 at 2. The new Mazda CX-5 also offers exclusive stylings like the Polymetal Gray exterior paint color, available red leather-trimmed seats, and many more striking options to help you stand out from the pack. Additional premium comforts and design options include:

  • Caturra Brown Nappa leather and genuine layered wood trim
  • Mazda Connect™ Infotainment System with a new larger 10.25-inch full-color display
  • Available Carbon Edition with Black 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and Black or Red Leather-trimmed seats
  • Available Power sliding-glass moonroof and Bose® 10-speaker surround sound system
  • 104 cu-ft passenger volume, more premium space than the 99 cu-ft in the Toyota RAV4

Mazda CX-5 Technology

The new 2021 Mazda CX-5 comes loaded with the latest safety and entertainment technology. Making driving not just a fun experience that lets you and all your passengers stay connected but also a safe one that offers enhanced driver confidence. Unlike several of the Mazda CX-5's competitors, the CX-5 offers Mazda Connected Services that enables you to access your vehicle's health status report, start the engine, lock and unlock the doors remotely, and more, all through the MyMazda App on your mobile device. Every Mazda CX-5 also comes equipped with i-Activsense® safety technology, including a suite of standard features to help alert you of hazards to avoid collisions or lessen their impact. Advanced technology highlights found in the new Mazda CX-5 include:

  • Available Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Blind Spot Monitoring

Mazda CX-5 Performance

Unleash the power and efficiency of the new 2021 Mazda CX-5, uncover all the power and next-level efficiency waiting for you. Enjoy the competitive 28 mpg combined fuel efficiency, that better mileage than both the latest Toyota RAV4 at 27 mpg combined and VW Tiguan at just 25 mpg combined. The better mileage is in part thanks to the innovative Skyactiv® engine and the lower height at 65.4", offering better drag and handles than the higher up 2021 Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, and VW Tiguan. Discover how Skyactiv® engine technology combines the best of both worlds and provides you with a driving experience unlike anything else on the streets or suburbs. 2021 Mazda CX-5 performance highlights include:

  • 25 city and 31 highway mpg
  • 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque
  • Available i-Activ AWD®
  • Equipped with a Skyactiv®-G 2.5L engine
  • 2,000 lbs Max Trailer Weight, 500 lbs more than Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, and VW Tiguan

Mazda CX-5 Trims

2021 CX-5 Sport

CX-5 Sport

Starting at $25,270
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 engine
  • 25 city and 31 highway mpg
  • 17 x 7 aluminum alloy with Gray Metallic finish wheels
  • Available All-Wheel-Drive
2021 CX-5 Touring

CX-5 Touring

Starting at $27,010
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 engine
  • 25 city and 31 highway mpg
  • Rear privacy glass
  • 17 x 7 aluminum alloy with Gray Metallic finish wheels
2021 CX-5 Carbon Edition

CX-5 Carbon Edition

Starting at $28,855
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 engine
  • 25 city and 31 highway mpg
  • Unique Black grille
  • 19 x 7 aluminum alloy with Black Metallic finish wheels
2021 CX-5 Carbon Edition Turbo

CX-5 Carbon Edition Turbo

Starting at $30,660
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 with Dynamic Pressure Turbo engine
  • 23 city and 28 highway mpg
  • Unique Black grille
  • Exclusive Polymetal Gray Metallic paint
2021 CX-5 Grand Touring

CX-5 Grand Touring

Starting at $30,460
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 engine
  • Available All-Wheel-Drive
  • Adaptive Front-lighting System
  • Leather-trimmed and 3-level heated seats
2021 CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve

CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve

Starting at $35,285
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo engine
  • Standard All-Wheel-Drive
  • Adaptive Front-lighting System
  • Ventilated and heated front seats with 3 level adjustment
2021 CX-5 Signature

CX-5 Signature

Starting at $37,405
  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo engine
  • Standard All-Wheel-Drive
  • Adaptive Front-lighting System

Mazda CX-5 FAQs

The Mazda CX-5 Sport has an affordable starting price of just $25,270.

SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 or an available SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo engine.

The new CX-5 offers an available i-Activ AWD® for extra traction and all-terrain confidence.

The new CX-5 offers a spacious interior with premium materials like Caturra Brown Nappa leather and genuine layered wood trim available. You also can get an available Power sliding-glass moonroof and Bose® 10-speaker surround sound system.

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 offers a thrilling 187 horsepower and powerful 186 lb-ft of torque standard.

The new Mazda CX-5 comes loaded with the innovative i-Activsense® safety technology that boasts Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Mazda Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning System, and Blind Spot Monitoring.

Yes, the new Mazda CX-5 offers Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration.

The new CX-5 offers an impressive 25 city and 31 highway mpg.

The dimensions of the new Mazda CX-5 are 179.1” L x 72.5” W x 65.4” H.

The Mazda CX-5 is a larger and more spacious SUV compared to the Mazda CX-3 which is a compact SUV that offers more nimble handles.

  1. The Autobarn Mazda of Evanston

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    Evanston, IL 60202

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