Henderson Mazda Shoppers Get An Early Look At The 2020 Mazda CX-5
Known for its fun-to-drive nature, the 2020 Mazda CX-5 remains one of today’s most appealing small crossovers. According to the Henderson area Mazda dealers, some major updates were made to the 2020 model. Not only does Mazda’s i-Activsense safety technologies now come standard, but a new 8.0-inch infotainment touchscreen also hits the lineup.
Buyers at the Mazda dealer near Henderson, the CX-5 with a choice of two different engines. Both are paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. The Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trims come equipped with a 2.5-liter SkyActiv-G four-cylinder engine that develops 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. In terms of fuel economy, anticipate getting an EPA-estimated 25 mpg city/31 mpg highway.*
For drivers who demand more performance, Mazda offers a turbocharged version of the base engine. Output increases to a healthy 250 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque on premium gas. Although you can use regular unleaded, total production is reduced to 227 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy remains solid. Expect the turbocharged CX-5 to return 22 mpg city/27 mpg highway.
Automotive Press Praise For The Mazda CX-30
The automotive media gives the 2020 Mazda CX-5 high marks. Car and Driver wrote: “When an SUV looks this good and drives this good, you know it's a winner, and that's what the 2020 Mazda CX-5 is: A winner. The Mazda's class-above cabin could easily be confused for an Audi Q5's and its trio of four-cylinder engines means there's an option for every buyer. A quick test drive will undoubtedly have you singing the CX-5's praises as loudly as we have over the years.”
On the road, the 2020 Mazda CX-5 treats you to a sporty driving experience. It’s among the best-handling crossovers in the class. Mazda’s standard G-Vectoring Control Plus system is engineered to improve stability around curves. On the other hand, a new off-road traction assist feature enhances grip when traveling on uneven terrain. Although all-wheel drive is optional on the lower trims, it’s standard on the Grand Touring Reserve and Signature trims.
When it comes to styling, the 2020 Mazda CX-5 takes a backseat to no other crossover in the segment. Mazda’s “Soul of Motion” design language gives it an extremely sleek and athletic look. Even the base Sport model comes features LED headlights. Meanwhile, available 19-inch alloy wheels enhance the CX-5’s sporty stance.
Designed to accommodate up to five passengers, the CX-5’s cabin is a perfect match for the average family. Everyone can look forward to enjoying a comfortable ride. There are also several luxurious upgrades available, including climate-controlled front seats and Nappa leather upholstery. High-tech features make the new CX-5 even more rewarding. The Mazda Connect infotainment system is a definite highlight. Upgraded versions of the interface feature Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for hassle-free smartphone integration. All your favorite mobile apps will be just a tap away. If you want to enhance your music-listening experience, step up to the available 10-speaker Bose sound system. An Active Driving Display with Traffic Sign Recognition is available as well.
Safety is a high priority for the 2020 Mazda CX-5. An NHTSA five-star overall safety rating attests to this SUV’s outstanding impact protection. Popular accident-avoidance features, like automatic emergency braking and lane-keep assist, also now come standard.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2020 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.