Mazda

Mazda CX-5

Price $28,500 – $43,550
Fuel consumption 7.6 – 10.8 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 82%(view ratings)
The Mazda CX-5 is a popular Japanese SUV that impresses with sharp styling, a refined interior and sporty driving dynamics. Ride quality is commendable, too. Drivers looking to spice up their daily commutes should put it high on their list. For 2021, there are two four-cylinder engines to choose from, including a turbocharged 2.5-litre unit that generates up to 250 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque when using premium fuel.

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Test Drives2021 Mazda CX-5: The Shining Star Next to the Rising Star
While the new CX-30 is undoubtedly the rising star in the lineup, the Mazda CX-5 still shines the brightest—at least in terms of Canadian sales. As the fifth-most popular SUV in 2020, it moved up a spot to ninth among the top 10 best-selling trucks and SUVs. Therefore, it’s easy …
Previews2021 Mazda CX-5: Five Things to Know
The Mazda CX-5 is the brand’s best-selling product in Canada and it continues to evolve. Two years ago, we saw the addition of a top-line Signature model powered by a new turbocharged 2.5-litre engine, and just a couple of months after the equally new 2.2-litre diesel finally hit the market.
Test Drives2020 Mazda CX-5: The Go-to Compact SUV
There’s no need to change a winning recipe. The 2020 Mazda CX-5 returns as a right-sized compact SUV with many available configurations and options designed to meet the needs of a large number of people. Since launching in Canada eight years ago, the exceptionally skilled and refined CX-5 has risen …

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NewsMazda CX-5, CX-9 Get Pleasant Updates for 2021.5 Model Year
Mazda ’s 2022 models will arrive in late summer or in the fall, but before that the company is making some changes to two of its popular products. As part of a mid-year update, the 2021.5 CX-5 and CX-9 both get extra tech starting with a standard 10.25-inch centre display …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Toyota RAV4
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Compact SUVs are a big deal in Canada. They are the best-selling vehicles as a whole, with available all-wheel drive, a higher driving position and a more spacious interior than …
NewsNext-gen Mazda CX-5 Could be Genuine Luxury SUV
Those who keep track of how Mazda products are evolving know that the brand is trying to move upscale and rise above its traditional competitors in terms of luxury and refinement. Prices are up as a result, but the door is open for a new type of customer to become …
News2020 Mazda CX-5 to Receive More Torque, Extra Features
On the heels of the refreshed CX-9 , Mazda is announcing similar changes to its most popular vehicle, the CX-5 . This comes a year after the addition of a top-line Signature model powered by a new turbocharged 2.5-litre engine, and just a couple of months after the equally new …
NewsHere’s How Much the Mazda CX-5 Diesel Will Cost You
Back in April at the New York Auto Show, we learned that the long-awaited diesel version of the Mazda CX-5 would go on sale in late summer. What the company failed to mention at that time was how much the vehicle would cost. We now have the answer. The 2019 …
New York2019 Mazda CX-5 Gets a Diesel Engine… For Real
Forget about the long-promised diesel version of the Mazda6 sedan. On Wednesday at the New York Auto Show, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature Diesel was announced as the brand’s first diesel-powered vehicle in North America. Some will say it took more than a while, but I guess it’s better late …
NewsAJAC Announces its 2019 Canadian Car of the Year Category Winners
During the Montreal International Auto Show, The Automobile Journalist Association of Canada revealed its category winners of its 2019 Canadian Car of The Year program. In the Small Car category, the 2019 Kia Forte took the title, and AJAC journalists gave it the highest subjective value rating. It beat the …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Mazda CX-5
Year after year, The Car Guide publishes its Best Buy awards in a wide variety of categories, helping consumers make the right decision when they shop for a new vehicle. Obviously, this includes sport utility vehicles of various sizes, including the compact SUV segment. This year, the Mazda CX-5 won …

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Mazda CX-5: 2018 Best Buy in its class by the Car Guide
The Mazda CX-5 won us over with its terrific style and handling. Redesigned for 2018, the CX-5 now features more dynamic styling. Its chassis features additional weld points and uses more solid steel. The windows are also thicker than before and soundproofing has been added to make the vehicle more …
Motoring TV
Review: 2017 Mazda CX-5
You may notice lots of Mazda 3 vehicles on the roads, especially in the province of Quebec, yet it's the CX-5 which is Mazda's sales star, at least in Canada. Yet despite this success story Mazda decided it was time to take the CX-5 uptown. (This segment originally aired on …
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Test Drive: 2016 Mazda CX-5
2015 is "very rapidly turning into the year of the SUV or crossover," says Graeme Fletcher. With so many new models hitting dealer lots this year, it's easy to become numb to what's out there. But then there's this: The 2016 Mazda CX-5, a vehicle that has to be considered …