Mazda CX-5

Price $25,900 – $35,100
Fuel consumption 7.6 – 10.2 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 87%(view ratings)
Mazda’s popular SUV has undergone a few styling modifications over the course of 2017, including thinner, more discrete headlights and taillights. The G-Vectoring Control system is now standard on all versions. Available in three trim levels, the CX-5 offers two engines including a 2.5L four cylinder paired with an automatic gearbox. All-wheel drive is also available as an option. The GT comes standard with a panoramic sunroof and 19-inch wheels.

Detailed ratings

The Car Guide rating 87%
Fuel economy 6/10
Reliability 8/10
Safety 9/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 9/10
Overall 9/10

What's new in 2018



  • Dynamic style
  • Fun ride
  • Surprisingly quiet ride
  • Easy to access back seats


  • Underwhelming 2.0L engine
  • Still waiting for the diesel (expected this fall)
  • Not many storage compartments
  • Nothing good to say about the navigation system