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Sporty, sophisticated and smooth, the 2017 Mazda CX-5 has been fully redesigned for the new model year. This popular SUV by Mazda now features sleek exterior styling and some new bells and whistles in its reconfigured cabin. The CX-5 stands out in the sport utility market with great handling and a youthful appearance, and both remain intact for the new model year. The redesigned CX-5 is also quieter on the open road, resulting in a better long-range driving experience. Are you interested in visiting your local Mazda dealership to take this SUV for a test drive? If so, read on for important information about the 2017 Mazda CX-5 and to learn more about its best options.8 Active Questions | Add a Question
The new Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV is available in three trim levels: the Sport, Touring and Grand Touring. All trims are equipped with a rearview camera and the Mazda Connect infotainment system.
The 2017 Mazda CX-5 Sport gets a small but useful equipment list. Its features include LED headlights, 17-inch wheels, Bluetooth compatibility, cloth upholstery and a four-speaker sound system.
The CX-5 Touring is a significant step up from the base Sport model. This trim gets keyless ignition and entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, additional speakers, seat lumbar supports, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alerts and simulated leather seats.
The Grand Touring trim is the CX-5's best option. It gets 19-inch wheels, a power liftgate, a Bose sound system, headlights that move on turns and various high-tech safety features. A special optional upgrade package adds a heads-up display, heated rear seats and a power-adjustable front passenger seat.
The newly redesigned CX-5 has just one engine option, but it offers more power over last year's model. The CX-5 gets a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 187 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque.
Fuel efficiency is a strength of the 2017 Mazda CX-5. It earned EPA fuel ratings of 24 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.
All trims of the CX-5 are available in all-wheel drive. Front-wheel drive is standard on this crossover.
The new CX-5 actually offers less total volume of cargo room than before its redesign. However, the available space is more efficient. The rear seats in the overhauled CX-5 fold down flatter than before, allowing you to take better advantage of the crossover's maximum cargo capacity.