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Mazda CX-5 trio pounces into SEMA

A trio of custom Mazda CX-5 SUVs developed by Mazda North America's design team has been revealed at this week's 2012 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The three Mazda CX-5 models have each been given their own distinctive style, exhibiting three different looks for the popular family SUV...

Mazda CX-5 to get petrol power boost

The Mazda CX-5 SUV will gain a more powerful petrol engine option in 2013 when the 2.5-litre four-cylinder from the new Mazda6 medium car is slipped under the bonnet. Mazda Europe's vice-president of R&D and general manager, Ichiro Hirose, confirmed the new petrol addition at the launch of the new Mazda6 wagon at the 2012 Paris motor show...

Mazda CX-5, Hyundai i30 among latest five-star Euro NCAP cars

The latest round of Euro NCAP crash testing has delivered four five-star results, with the BMW 3-Series, Hyundai i30, Mazda CX-5 and Peugeot 208 all achieving the maximum safety score. The Mazda CX-5 compact SUV scored maximum points in both side impact tests – the side barrier and the pole test – making it the only car among this test group to do so...

Mazda CX-5 earns top crash test rating in US

The recently launched Mazda CX-5 has been named a ‘Top Safety Pick’ after scoring the highest possible rating in the US-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) crashworthiness testing procedure. The CX-5 earned the Top Safety Pick honour by achieving a “good” rating in the frontal offset, side impact, roof strength and rear crash protection tests...

Mazda CX-5 targets Subaru Forester and Toyota RAV4

The new Mazda CX-5 will challenge the likes of the Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4 and Nissan X-Trail to become one of Australia's best-selling SUVs, says the Japanese car maker. Mazda has this week launched the all-new CX-5, a vehicle that replaces the CX-7 and a model it says will achieve about 12,000 annual sales...

Mazda CX-5 explained (video)

With the Ford Kuga's Australian launch taking place today, Mazda Australia decided it was a good time to remind us what's coming out next week. The all new CX-5 SUV. Unlike the Kuga, the Mazda CX-5 is a brand new model full of brand new technologies. There's a lot to explain and Mazda is tightlipped about pricing, specification or variants...

2012 Mazda CX-5 diesel fuel economy confirmed: 5.7L/100km combined

Mazda Australia has announced the official fuel consumption figures of the incoming Mazda CX-5, confirming the all-new compact SUV will be among the most fuel efficient vehicles in its class. Mazda CX-5 models powered by the brand’s new SkyActiv-D 2.2-litre turbo-diesel engine will use 5.7 litres of fuel per 100km on the combined cycle...

Mazda CX-5 GT Diesel pricing revealed

The flagship model of the new 2012 Mazda CX-5 range will cost more than $50,000 driveaway, according to a new competition being run by the Japanese brand. Mazda Australia is offering a Mazda CX-5 GT Diesel automatic as an online prize, and in the terms and conditions the company lists the vehicle’s value as $55,000 including all dealer and on-road costs...

Mazda CX-5 to kill off CX-7

The 2012 Mazda CX-5 is set to become a full replacement for the Japanese brand’s CX-7 SUV in Australia when it goes on sale around March. Mazda’s CX-7 (below) has had only a relatively short lifespan, having launched in Australia in 2006, but the company’s incumbent Subaru Forester rival is all but officially confirmed to be usurped by the slightly smaller but better packaged and more technically advanced CX-5...

2012 Mazda CX-5 fuel economy revealed at Frankfurt Motor Show

More details of the 2012 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover have been revealed overnight at the Frankfurt Motor Show.   The all-new Mazda CX-5 promises to be a leader in the SUV market from an efficiency perspective, thanks to the widespread implementation of the Japanese brand’s innovative SkyActiv technology. The SkyActiv-D 2...

Mazda CX-5 prototype promotional footage: video

Despite having already revealed the all-new 2012 Mazda CX-5 SUV, Mazda has just released a little preview video showcasing a Mazda CX-5 prototype being driven in France. Mazda will officially unveil the new Mazda CX-5 at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. As previously reported, the Mazda CX-5 will feature a new SUV body modelled on the Mazda Minagi Concept...