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The Shortlist: Medium SUVs under $30,000 with rear-view camera and parking sensors

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are regularly asked by friends and family members as well as through online enquiries – what car do you recommend for me? Most people can usually identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. In this new series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...

2017 Mazda CX-5 GT Review

With medium-sized SUVs becoming more popular than ever, does the 2017 Mazda CX-5 GT model stand up to its competitors?

2016 Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport Review

The 2016 Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport Safety remains among the very best medium SUVs in class, despite stiffer competition of late...

2016 Mazda Ice Academy - Crested Butte, Colorado

Mazda's Ice Academy is directly aimed at illustrating the ability of Mazda's AWD system for existing owners. A blizzard in Colorado meant there was plenty of snow and ice in 2016.

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Mazda CX-5 Videos

Driver Dynamics driver training with Mazda and the North Melbourne Football Club

Read the article here. Being big supporters of driver training, CarAdvice went along to Sandown Raceway to see if some of the youngest players from the North Melbourne Football Club could kick goals of a different kind... participating in a Level 1 Driver Dynamics defensive driving course.

2016 Mazda Ice Academy - Crested Butte, Colorado - Video Review

If you’re thinking an Australian summer is exactly the wrong place to be testing AWD systems and the benefits of winter tyres on snow, you’d be exactly right. Most of the time an Australian winter wouldn’t even suffice but that’s a moot point thankfully. CarAdvice was recently able to attend just such a test session at the annual Mazda Ice Academy in stunning Crested Butte, Colorado...

2015 Medium SUV Comparison Review : Tucson, RAV4, CX-5, Forester

Read the article here. The just-released Hyundai Tucson is gunning to shoot Mazda’s CX-5 off its perch as the top-selling mid-sized SUV range in Australia. And if first impressions are anything to go by, the South Korean threat to Japanese domination looks very real indeed...

Top 10 tips for driving to the snow : 2015 Mazda CX-5 Akera

Well, it’s a winter weekend, and like many Australians we are heading to the snowfields in our Mazda CX-5. Driving in alpine conditions can present some unique challenges, so to help you get the most out of your trip, here are our top 10 tips for driving to the snow. #1 Use your roof racks Mounting your skis or snowboard to the roof rack – there is no deadest rule as to whether you mount them facing up or down...

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Mazda CX-5 Comparisons

Medium SUV Comparison: Hyundai Tucson Highlander v Mazda CX-5 GT v Renault Koleos Intens v Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline

Buyers looking for the perfect medium SUV are faced with a bewildering array of options in what has become Australia’s fastest-growing vehicle segment. This year, a staggering one-in-seven of all new vehicles sold have fought in this class, and there are more than 20 offerings from all over the world tussling for your love and money...

Medium SUV comparison: Hyundai Tucson Active X v Kia Sportage SLi v Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport

Mid-sized SUV sales are growing more rapidly in Australia than any other vehicle type, and the two class benchmarks based on our testing to date are the Hyundai Tucson and Mazda CX-5. Proving, in this case at least, that our testing aligns with actual car buyers, this pair are also topping the sales charts in their segment so far in 2016...

2015 Lexus NX200t v Mazda CX-5 Akera AWD: Comparison Review

While wingsuit marketing and hoverboard spin will come and go, Lexus continues to inhabit the same cosy, feature-laden, price-savvy middle ground between Euro prestige and the affordable mainstream it's occupied for its quarter-century history. And despite its funky crossover pitch and brand-shaking turbocharged motivation, the Lexus NX 200t medium SUV doesn’t venture too far from the homestead...

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Mazda CX-5 News

New Mazda CX-5 to gain seven-seat option - report

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 that will launch in Australia in the coming months could well be joined by a seven-seat variant, if reports out of Japan are to be believed. Japanese site LiveDoor claims that a seven-seat version of the new-generation Mazda CX-5 will be offered in that market by the end of 2017, because Mazda doesn't sell the larger CX-9 seven-seater in its home market...

New Mazda CX-5 expected to remain top-seller

Mazda Australia is very confident its imminent second-generation CX-5 crossover will retain the current model’s sales dominance, against an array of improved rivals. The second iteration of Mazda’s hugely popular mid-sized SUV is due by June — no, we don’t have a more specific date yet — and gets a number of updates over the current offering, which dates to 2012...

2017 Mazda CX-5 and CX-3 sport their Custom Style in Tokyo

The soon-to-be released 2017 Mazda CX-5  and strong-selling Mazda CX-3 have been given light sporty makeovers for next month's Tokyo Auto Salon. Following the pair of MX-5 concepts revealed this week, the two SUVs have been given the 'Custom Style' treatment, which adds a subtle body kit and larger alloy wheels to give a sporty and premium look...

Mazda Australia will load its new CX-5 with more standard features, more levels

The all-new 2017 Mazda CX-5 will hit Australia in the first half of next year, and you can expect Mazda to build on the sales and marketing model that has seen the mid-sized SUV sell so successfully here since launching in 2012. At an end-of-year wrap for what has been another successful 12 months for the brand in Australia, Mazda committed to improving upon the CX-5's standard offering...

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Mazda CX-5 Owner Reviews

2014 Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport (4x2) Review

I knew a lot about the CX-5 from reading many reviews and articles about about them on CarAdvice.com and other websites. I test drove a few cars before picking this one and do not regret it. We decided on the Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport  4X2, which cost around $34,000. I like the CX-5’s exterior design.  It has a really stylish body compared to its competitors in the category...

2016 Mazda CX-5 Akera (4x4) Review

Performance and economy of the diesel engine is very impressive and well worth the price premium over the petrol variant. The automatic transmission and drivetrain are silky smooth. Servicing cost to date has been reasonable. Reliability has been excellent with no faults, either major or minor, to report to date although the vehicle has travelled less than 40,000km...

2015 Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport (4x2) Review

This is the wife's daily driver and we have about 6500KM's on the clock so far. I have only driven it maybe 10 or so times but I feel like I can give a good review of this vehicle. Over the years I have owned quite a few cars, mainly european sedans but there is a good mix of everything in there so I feel like I can give a good review of this car as I have quite a bit to compare it to...

2014 Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport (4x4) Review

I purchased the Mazda in September 2014 after looking around at many different vehicles of all types and not just SUVs. In point of fact I was somewhat against buying an SUV as I have always enjoyed driving agile and responsive sedans and hatches with great steering and chassis balance and I did not feel that the gap could be overcome...

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