Mazda has always been able to count on its CX brand in order to provide new ambitions, as well as aspirations in their market of cars. This is the exact reason as to why this brand new 2016 Mazda CX-5 has come out with a new outlook this year. Even though some might argue about the tradition of this 2016 Mazda CX-5 enterprise, but it can definitely be said that this brand of car has proved to be one of the best franchises of Mazda, irrespective of its material design as well as performance tweaks.
2016 Mazda CX-5: Features and Design
With this new 2016 CX 5 model, Mazda has incorporated some really amazing features. To begin with, this is the first model from Mazda to incorporate both the Skyactiv technology along with its famous counterpart – the KODO design elements. So it would certainly be a car model worth driving. With these new features as well as a brilliant power train configuration, this car is certain to give a stiff competition to some of the big names in this automobile industry.
Not much is going to change as far as the design elements of this new Mazda CX-5 are concerned. This is primarily due to the fact that the previous design configuration was pretty successful. However, this version’s grille design and head lights will be tweaked a little with a Skyactiv interface in the interiors.
2016 Mazda CX-5: Engine and Fuel Economy
The thing about Mazda cars is that they allow the scope for additional customization. In other words, these cars allow its users to take control. One of the methods in which they do that is to make sure that a number of different engines are provided so as to allow better accessibility and customization. So, let’s have a look at those different engine options in 2016 Mazda CX-5:
- A 2.0 LITER petrol engine consisting of SKYACTIV G unit serves as the primary base engine with the capability to generate around 162 HP of max power, along with 155 lbs. feet of max torque.
- Another different variant is present as well, with a 2.2 LITER Turbo diesel configuration that can generate around 280 HP of max power, as well as 310 lbs. feet of max torque.
- A 3rd variant is present with a 2.5 LITER unit with SKYACTIV G petrol engine that will be able to generate a max power spec of 184 HP, as well as a max torque spec of 185 lbs. feet.
Along with these engine options, both front wheel drive, as well as all-wheel drive train specs, will be made available with a six speed automatic transmission module. Other optional manual gear box might be present as well.
Fuel economy has always been a strong suit for 2016 Mazda CX-5. Its base 2.0 liter engine estimates at 29 MPG in combined drive module. Along with that, the optional 2.5 liter engine is capable of generating an EPA rating of 29 MPG for FWD and 27 MPG for AWD drive respectively.
2016 Mazda CX-5: Release Date and Price
It is very likely that this 2016 Mazda CX-5 will premiere in November 2015, at Los Angeles Auto Show. Some suggests that it might be costing around $ 22 000 for the base engine model.