The new Mazda CX-5 is introduced in Malaysia. It will retail from RM155, 219 for the 2WD and RM165, 219 for the AWD (both prices are On The Road, without insurance).
Engine and specification:
Equipped with Skyactiv-G 2.0 litre direct injection petrol engine, the All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system has a capacity to deliver 152 hp of maximum power at 198 Nm of torque. On the other hand, the two wheel drive 2WD has a capacity to deliver 153 hp and 200 Nm of torque.
Combined cycle fuel consumption is recorded at 7.3 L/100km for the AWD and 9 L/100km for the 2WD. It is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. It also features a suspension system with front MacPherson strut suspension and rear multi-link layout which improves general handling of the Mazda CX-5.
Exterior, Interior & Safety:
Mazda CX-5 is available with five colourful collections such as Sky Blue, Zeal Red, Crystal White Pearl, Aluminium Metallic and Metropolitan Grey. Mazda has included a set of 19-inch wheels of the dimension 255/55 for the new Mazda CX-5.
In addition, Mazda’s compact SUV features the Skyactiv-Body. SKYACTIV-Body is a body shell design that is claimed 30 percent stiffer than current designs. It utilizes more high-strength steel to decrease the weight and make it more crashworthiness. As a result, the SUV in its 2WD is weigh at 1,522 kg, and the AWD is a little heavier with 1,589 kg.
The five-seater is very much comfortable with leather seats. The driver seat will get electric-powered seat adjustment and both seats come with warmers. The rear seats have the capability to fold in 40:20:40-split. Dual-zone air-conditioning creates more comfort to the SUV.
In terms of safety, CX-5 comes with Distributed Control System (DCS), Traction Control System TCS, four-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS), Electronic brake distribution (EBD) with Brake Assist and Tyre Pressure Monitor. There are six airbags included such as – two in fronts, side and curtain.