2015 Mazda CX-5
- Performance of 2.5-liter four-cylinder
- Driving dynamics
- Steering feel
- Cabin materials
- Gas mileage estimates
- Performance of 2.0-liter four-cylinder
- Ride quality might be too firm for some
- Available touch-screen is on the small side
- TomTom-based navigation system's ease of use
2.5-liter four-cylinder engine available
Low-speed collision-avoidance option
Integrated text messaging support available
Manual or automatic transmission
FWD or AWD
What Is the 2015 Mazda CX-5?
The 2015 Mazda CX-5 is a compact SUV with seating for five that compares to the Honda CR-V, Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4. It is available in three trim levels: Sport, Touring and Grand Touring. All trims are available with front- or all-wheel drive.
What's New on the 2015 Mazda CX-5?
There have been no significant changes for the 2015 model year.
How Does the 2015 Mazda CX-5 Compare to Other Small SUVs?
The Mazda CX-5 is already a strong contender in the market, and recent updates make it an even more appealing choice. Its enhanced power allows it to compete with the best of the best, even in this crowded vehicle class.
What Features in the 2015 Mazda CX-5 Are Most Important?
The CX-5 comes equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 155 horsepower. It is paired with a six-speed manual transmission, but a six-speed automatic is also available. For additional power, drivers have the option of a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that delivers 184 hp.
Significant standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels, dual tailpipes, body-colored side mirrors with integrated turn signals, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel, cloth upholstery, air conditioning, cruise control, push-button start and a 60/40-split folding backseat. Available amenities include adaptive bi-xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights, fog lights, rain-sensing windshield wipers, a power moonroof, a Bose premium stereo, navigation, heated leather-trimmed seats and Bluetooth connectivity and streaming audio.
As required on every new 2015 vehicle, the CX-5 is outfitted with front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system. Additional standard safety features include side-impact airbags for the front seats, side curtain airbags and Hill Launch Assist. Available safety amenities consist of a backup camera, blind spot warning system and Smart City Brake Support.
Should I Buy the 2015 Mazda CX-5?
Its driving dynamics and luxurious cabin materials make the Mazda CX-5 a standout in the class. However, when it comes to tech features, the available touchscreen is fairly small, and the navigation system is not the most user-friendly.
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The 2015 Mazda CX-5 currently has 4 recalls
Crash and Rollover Test Ratings
New Car Program Benefits
36 months / 36,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
36 months / 36,000 miles