2018 Mazda CX-5 For Sale in Las Vegas from Cardinaleway Mazda

If you’re looking for a compact crossover, we can’t think of any reason not to buy the 2018 Mazda CX-5. Las Vegas Mazda customers who own the CX-5 tell us they can’t think of another vehicle in its class that’s as much fun to drive. The CX-5 delivers sporty handling and responsive steering. But while the Mazda CX-5 focuses on outstanding driving dynamics, it also provides the utility you’d expect in a crossover, thanks to its large cabin.

For 2018, the CX-5 gets cylinder deactivation that boosts fuel efficiency. The cabin is now even quieter, adding a new level of comfort. The Sport trim level picks up new standard features, including a steering wheel and shift knob wrapped in leather and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert. The Touring trim now comes with a complement of active safety equipment.

The automotive press looks favorably at the 2015 Mazda CX-5, with The Car Connection writing: “The 2018 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover nails the details. Its handling has been expertly tuned, its engine is tuned for efficiency and fun, and its subtle exterior style is understated and elegant. ... The 2018 Mazda CX-5 is far too pretty to be a crossover. By compact crossover standards, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 is a knockout.”

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 has seating for five passengers and is offered in three trim levels: Sport, Touring and Grand Touring. All trims come with front-wheel drive, and buyers can choose the optional all-wheel-drive system. Powering the CX-5 is a 2.5-liter Skyactiv inline-4 engine with direct injection that produces 187 horsepower and 185 lb.-ft. of twist, connected to a six-speed automatic transmission. This gearbox gives drivers a choice between manual-shift and Sport modes. The CX-5 can tow a maximum of 2,000 pounds.

Mazda vehicles are known for their fuel efficiency, and the 2018 Mazda CX-5 doesn’t disappoint. The CX-5 with front-wheel drive returns an EPA-estimated 25 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.* With all-wheel drive, the city and highway figures drop by 1 mpg.

Standard features on the base Sport trim include a four-speaker audio system, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment setup, Bluetooth, two USB ports, a rearview camera, low-speed automatic braking and blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert. The optional Sport i-ActiveSense package adds adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, lane departure warning and more.

The Touring trim adds faux-leather seats, heated front seats, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, automatic climate control with two zones, a stereo system with six speakers, two more USB ports, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control and lane keep assist. The Touring has an optional Preferred Equipment package which adds a power liftgate, a moonroof, navigation and a Bose stereo system with 10 speakers.

The Grand Touring comes with leather upholstery, a moonroof, power-adjustable front seats, a power liftgate, navigation, the Bose audio system and satellite radio. The Premium package gets a head-up display with traffic sign recognition, a heated steering wheel and heated rear seats.

*All vehicle mileage based on 2018 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.