A basic classification between cars would tell us that SUV and sports car are two different classes. Each having its own set of advantages. Now let’s think what if a combination of an SUV and a Sports car was possible. Voila! 2017 Mazda CX-5 makes it possible. Mazda has always been a popular car designer and have always incorporated latest technologies. This car is expected to live up to their reputation.
2017 Mazda CX-5 Interior and Exterior Design
This 2017 Mazda CX-5 is to come with a new front fascia and the latest Mazda Connect Interface is to be present. The exteriors are a bit softer, which changed from their previous model. It is to be more futuristic and eye-catching. The headlamps with new and bold graphics look stunning. Grilles in the front are also new. A pair of turn lights is placed on the rear view mirrors caps too.
Talking about aerodynamics of this car, the Autocar magazine has rated it as one of the best turnout since 2010. Fog lights and LED is a fascinating feature of this car. It can hold around 6 people and there’s a lot of space for cargo and legs. Without any concern everyone can opt for this car as it has been rated among 2017 SUVs.
The interior of 2017 Mazda CX-5 is regenerated with a more intuitive 7 inch touchscreen interface placed a bit higher over the center console for better viewing. There is a 3 spoke steering wheel with multi-tasking buttons are given a classy leather finish. Smartphone integration is standard, and is a necessity nowadays. Currently that’s all we can say about the system.
2017 Mazda CX-5 Engine and Transmission
One with 2.0- liter inline-four giving 155 horsepower and a turning of 150 lb-ft of torque. Another type of engine, more powerful one, with 2.5-liter inline-four, developing 184 horsepower and 185 lb-ft of torque. These engines are to be placed in the front as usual under the hood.
The fuel economy this extraordinary crossover is halcyon. The ‘SKYActive’ Technology creates 13:1 ratio of combustion and that is the reason of its good fuel economy. Automatic transmission also adds to an amazing fuel economy. This car is expected to have a combined fuel economy of 29 mpg for FWD and 28 mpg for AWD (2 liter engine). And for 2.5 liter engine, the same is to have 27 mpg for FWD and 26 mpg for AWD.
2017 Mazda CX-5 Price and Release Date
2017 Mazda CX-5 as the name suggest, so is to be available in the year 2016-2017. As stated by the General Manager of Mazda, it will be released in mid summers of 2017. Price is to start from around $28000 to $30000 (as mentioned above). The design of this futuristic car is a step towards the advancement of the cross breeding of classes of cars. The efficiency of this combination can result in the more and more production of such cars. Car buyers from East Dundee and Schaumburg are restless to have this ride as soon as it releases.