News & ReviewsLast 7 days
CarAdvice
Mazda Logo

Mazda CX-5 News

2022 Mazda CX-5 rendered: Next-gen mid-size SUV goes rear-wheel drive

There’s a new Mazda CX-5 mid-size SUV on the horizon – and here’s what we reckon it could look like. Spy photos published earlier this month brought us our first look at a lightly-camouflaged version of what’s widely believed to be the new CX-5 – or CX-50, as some rumours persist it will be called – that’s thought to be unveiled late next year, ahead of an Australian launch in 2022 or 2023...

2022 Mazda CX-5: Next-generation mid-size SUV spied for the first time

The next-generation 2022 Mazda CX-5 (or CX-50, as some rumours suggest it could be called) has been spied testing for the first time in the US. Images published exclusively by American outlet The Fast Lane Car show Mazda's new CX-5 mid-size SUV won't stray too far in the visual department from the current model, with 'conventional' SUV proportions, sharp rear haunch lines, and slim lighting units and grilles in line with the Japanese brand's wider range...

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Medium SUV

Drive Car of the Year 2021 - Best Medium SUV Finalists: Ford Escape Mazda CX-5 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Volkswagen Tiguan Here’s how four of the best contenders compared in our annual Drive Car of the Year test. You can see it in the traffic, our love affair with high-riding wagons we call SUVs...

2021 Mazda CX-5 price and specs: Sporty GT SP now available

2021 Mazda CX-5 range sees minor updates New CX-5 GT SP adds sporty styling Prices rise across the range by up to $1050 Priced from $31,190 plus on-road costs to $52,380 plus on-road costs The 2021 Mazda CX-5 range has been updated, and like many of its stablemates, has seen the introduction of a new CX-5 GT SP variant...

2021 Mazda CX-5 and CX-8 updated for Japan, no word on Australian plans

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 and CX-8 have been updated in Japan, with a raft of small changes applied across the two models. Firstly, Mazda has given the 2.2-litre turbo diesel four-cylinder engine in the CX-5 gets a minor power bump, from 140kW to 147kW. Torque is unchanged at 450Nm, but throttle response and transmission changes are said to be improved over the current model...

Mazda rumoured to be developing more hybrid options

Mazda is planning to offer a hybrid version of the Mazda 2 hatch when the new model is revealed in 2021, according to Japanese website BestCarWeb. The report suggests the next-generation Mazda 2 will be offered with a hybrid 1.5-litre turbo petrol three-cylinder – similar to the Toyota Yaris Hybrid's specification, but with the added benefit of a turbocharger...

2021 Mazda CX-5 gets infotainment, equipment upgrades in the US – Australia next

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 will receive a bigger infotainment screen, a new specification grade and fresh standard and optional equipment for its top-spec variants in the United States, with some of the changes set to make their way Down Under soon...

2020 Mazda CX-5 pricing and specs

The Mazda CX-5 has received new standard equipment for 2020, gaining key safety and driver technology features, plus reduced cabin noise, across all variants. Pricing for the base Maxx Skyactiv-G 2.0L manual FWD is up $100 to $30,980 (plus on-road costs), while the range-topping Akera Skyactiv-D 2.2L auto AWD has gone up $200, starting from $51,330 (plus on-road costs)...

2014-2015 Mazda CX-5 recalled for lighting fix

Mazda has recalled model-years 2014 to 2015 examples of its popular CX-5 SUV to address a problem with its LED light signature. Affecting 7443 vehicles, the recall centres on the CX-5's daytime running lights (DRLs), which could flicker while driving or fail to illuminate. In the event that the vehicle's headlights are not also on, inactive DRLs could reduce its visibility...

Mazda 3, 6, CX-5 recalled

Mazda Australia has issued a recall for 35,476 diesel versions of its Mazda 3, Mazda 6 and CX-5 model lines over concerns build-up of carbon deposits could cause premature wear of certain engine components. According to the Japanese brand, "The affected vehicles may accumulate carbon deposits in the intake shutter valve"...

2018-19 Mazda CX-5, Mazda 6 & 2019 Mazda 3 recalled

Mazda Australia has recalled the 2018-19 CX-5 and Mazda 6, and the 2019 Mazda 3, over concerns about the powertrain control module. According to the company, the software controlling the cylinder deactivation function mightn't operate correctly, and could make an intake valve rocker arm move out of position, putting it at risk of making contact with 'other internal engine parts'...