2016 Mazda CX-5 Changes, redesign, release date, upgrades

In 2012, the Mazda released Mazda CX5 compact crossover which achieved very high sales and became the best selling model of all time. But the 2016 Mazda CX-5 is expected to be better so as to keep competition. For example, the company has decided to facelift the 2012 model. Upcoming SUV will be slightly redesigned with focus on few styling changes.  

2016 Mazda CX-5 Front

2016 Mazda CX-5 Changes

The new Mazda SUV- CX-5 will feature the new KODO- Soul of Motion Design Language. Popular CX-5 will come with a reshaped grille, taillights and headlights graphics are slightly altered. The exterior changes will also include new turn signals that will be placed on the side mirrors covers and a revised bumper.

The 2016 CX-5 is expected to be the best selling model because it combines comfort and performance that are coupled with great look and a modern design. The major change will be the Mazda Connect interface that will only be available in the 2016 model.

2016 Mazda CX-5 Rear

2016 Mazda CX-5 Engine

The performance is expected to improve significantly. The base engine will be 2.0 liter that will provide more than 155 horsepower and a torque of up to 150 pound-feet. The power could be more. A six speed manual and front wheel drive will be standard- you will go up to 6 speed automatic transmission. You may also choose to go for all wheel drive.

Optional engine include the 2.5 liter with power output of 184 horsepower and 185 torque pound-feet. It will come mated to a six speed automatic transmission and either front wheel drive or all wheel drive.

Fuel economy

The 2016 Mazda CX-5 is rated at 26/32/29 mpg for the standard model (2.0 liter, 155 horsepower and a torque of up to 150 pound-feet). The other model (2.5 liter with power output of 184 horsepower and 185 torque pound-feet) is rated at 25/32/27 mpg.

2016 Mazda CX-5 Interior

2016 Mazda CX-5 Design

The 2016 Mazda’s CX-5 is 5 passenger crossover SUV that has been designed to offer maximum comfort. The interior is made with high quality material that has been equipped with high tech and practical features (such as the 7 inch display screen). There multiple interface that will make the new CX-5 more safe. The exterior is elegant and sleek available in different colors. The body shape is quite luxurious, modern, attractive and commands respect. Performance is also quite decent. Latest Mazda CX-5 will be available in three trims; Sport, Touring and the Grand Touring trim level.

Release date and price

The 2016 CX-5 will be released either late next year or early 2016. The price will be around $22,000.

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