2016 Mazda CX-5: Deserving the respect it gets

2016 Mazda CX-5 Touring AWD, prices and key specifications

Base Price: $29,870 ($825 destination)

Total Price: $32,885

Body Style/layout: 4-door crossover; front engine/all-wheel drive


Type: 2.5-liter SKYACTIV I4

Displacement, cc: 2488

Block/head material: aluminum/aluminum

Compression ratio: 13.0:1

Horsepower: 184 @ 5,700 rpm

Torque: 185 lb-ft @ 3,250 rpm

Required fuel: Regular unleaded

Fuel economy, EPA est.: 24/30/26 city/highway/combined

Fuel economy, observed: 25 mpg

Transmission: 6-speed automatic



Suspension, front/rear: MacPherson strut, stabilizer bar/multilink, stabilizer bar

Wheels:19-inch alloy

Tires: 225/55R19

Brakes: 4-wheel disc; 11.7-inch-dia. front vented/11.9-inch-dia. solid rear

Steering: Electric power assisted rack and pinion

Turning circle: 36.7 ft.



Wheelbase: 106.3 in.

Length: 178.7 in.

Height: 67.3 in.

Width: 72.4 in.

Curb weight: 3,433 lbs.

Cargo volume: 34.1 cu ft. seats up/65.4 all seats folded

Fuel tank: 15.3 gal.



Airbags: Front, front side, side curtain

ABS, traction control, electronic stability control, Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Smart City

Driver-assist features: Standard rear parking sensors, blind spot detection with rear cross traffic alert, Brake Support with Collision Warning, lane departure system

Warranty: 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain, 3-year/36,000-mile bumper to bumper, 3-year/36,000-mile roadside assistance