The 2013 Mazda CX-5 is the first production model, the theme of the design brand new “KODO introduce – Soul of Motion ‘, which could be seen with the Mazda Shinari and Mazda Minagi concept cars.
Gain in comparison to its competitors, the 2013 Mazda CX-5 my consent, when it comes to exterior design. Enter the Mazda CX-5, and you’ll notice that the compact crossover is actually a bit bigger than it looks from the outside. Of the CX-5 is a leader in the segment wheelbase of 106.3 cm, has five seats and cab models can adapt an active lifestyle. It is a 3-bedroom row fold-flat second 40/20/40-split independent, the CX-5 can take on everything that comes with it.
The 2013 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring test model came with leather seats and all the trimmings. The seat is very comfortable and the rear passenger area is the segment of more space. The front, the driver and front passenger can enjoy 40.1 inches tall (if it is not equipped with a sunroof), 57.5 inches for the broadest shoulders and 41.0 inches to stretch your legs.
Tech wise, our 2013 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring was well equipped with a touch screen 5.8 has a telephone, audio and navigation functions. Standard and optional equipment include: Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, iPod and audio playback, a centralized system of nine with Bose surround audio pilot, HD Radio technology, and more. The CX-5 is also the first time that Mazda has extended its partnership with TomTom navigation systems.
The Mazda CX-5 is the first model to use the SKYACTIV technology company brand – the brand of engineering philosophy, which focuses on improving the efficiency around the vehicle for targeting.
Power comes from my SKYACTIV-G petrol engine of 2.0 liters with a compression ratio of 13:1. The engine is good for 155 hp at 6,000 rpm and 150 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm Redline 6,500 rpm and hit. Transmission choices include a standard SKYACTIV-MT 6-speed manual or SKYACTIV-Drive 6-speed automatic. 0 to 60 mph in just 9.2 seconds with a top speed of 115 mph.
All SKYACTIVness enables best-in-class fuel economy 26 city/33 highway for the FWD model and traction mpg 25/30 for the AWD model. During my week-long adventure with Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD, I managed to average 26 mpg combined, which is quite unusual for a compact SUV. The driving dynamics are just super. The Mazda CX-5 handles like a champ, leads easily and feels planted on the ground.
2013 Mazda CX-5 Price
The price for the 2013 Mazda CX-5 at the beginning of $ 20.995 for the base model and sports go all the way up to $ 28.595 for the CX-5 Grand Touring AWD. Our well-equipped Grand Touring AWD was set at $ 30,715.