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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.

2015 Mazda CX-5 Akera Review : Long-term report three

It's time to hand our long-term Mazda CX-5 back. It's been a fun few months and time to find out whether the CX-5 has actually been using too much oil, like some of our commenters would suggest.

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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

2017 Mazda CX-5 brings upgraded safety, revised pricing for Australia

Australia's 2017 Mazda CX-5 has been given a key safety boost over the 2016 range, making a number of its i-ActiveSense features standard for the new model year. When the CX-5 was last updated in April 2015, the i-ActiveSense Safety Pack was made available across almost the entire range, adding blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, auto-dimming rear-view mirror and Smart City Brake Support (forward collision and warning)...

Mazda 3, 6, CX-3, CX-5 recalled for tailgate fix: 237,000 vehicles affected - UPDATE

Update - Mazda Australia has confirmed the number of vehicles affected by the recall. See article for details Mazda has issued a recall for 237,000 vehicles from its popular 3 hatch, 6 wagon, CX-3 and CX-5 SUV lines over concerns the tailgate struts could break...

2018 Mazda CX-5 spied testing: All-new mid-sizer makes first outing

You may need to look closely, but what you're seeing right here is the all-new 2018 Mazda CX-5 SUV. The CX-5 was the first car to debut with Mazda's new "Kodo" styling themes, debuting in 2011 after first being previewed by the well-received Minagi concept at that year's Geneva motor show...

Mazda and Driver Dynamics take North Melbourne Kangaroos to school

Mazda Australia and the North Melbourne Football Club have teamed up with Driver Dynamics to teach some of the AFL's youngest players how to stay safe behind the wheel. Attending a Level 1 Driver Dynamics defensive driving course at Melbourne’s Sandown Raceway – as part of the AFL’s player welfare initiative – a handful of first- and second-year North Melbourne Football Club players tackled a day of theory and practical learning...

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Mazda CX-5 Owner Reviews

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...

2016 Mazda CX-5 GT Safety (4x4) Review

CX-5 GT looks the part from the outset. LED DRL, Headlights and Tail lamps. 19" dark alloys wheels. Inside Black leather and trim with classy chrome highlights, make you feel a little better shelling out $50K on a car. Start the 2.2lt diesel engine and you would be mistaken for thinking you were in the petrol engine CX-5...

2015 Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport (4x4) Review

Firstly when buying the CX5 you should take it for at least a half hour test drive and make sure you take it up some decent hills. That is when you will find out the LACK of power! I bought the 2.5 AWD and was told to keep away from the 2 Litre Model so I did but found a lack of power in the 2...

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