In recent years, consumer demands have migrated away from classic, practical four-door sedans and toward crossover vehicles and SUVs. Many major auto brands, including Mazda, have capitalized on these shifting trends in the auto industry by enhancing their lineup of SUVs and crossover vehicles to satisfy consumer demands. The Mazda CX-5 is a compact crossover SUV whose latest model was released for the 2020 model year and is currently one of the trendiest and best-selling SUVs in Mazda’s lineup.
The newest 2020 Mazda CX-5 offers impressively smooth and speedy drive performance with plenty of power, fuel efficiency, an upscale interior and exterior with a luxurious look and feel, and a host of advanced safety and tech features that come standard in this compact crossover SUV. If you’re interested in making the Mazda CX-5 your next vehicle, keep reading for more details on 5 of the best features of the 2020 Mazda CX-5 that make this compact crossover SUV stand out among others in its vehicle class.
Smooth and Powerful Performance
The 2020 Mazda CX-5 does not disappoint with its smooth handling and powerful drive performance on the road. This compact crossover SUV offers impressive power, especially when compared with that of other vehicles in its class.
If you choose to make the Mazda CX-5 your next vehicle, you have 3 different engine options for this compact crossover SUV. The standard base engine of the Mazda CX-5 is a four-cylinder engine that delivers 187 horsepower. The two upgraded engine options for this compact crossover SUV include a powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers up to 250 horsepower and a turbocharged diesel engine that delivers 168 horsepower.
The Mazda CX-5 is agile and able to accelerate quickly and smoothly. Speedy acceleration and smooth handling makes the Mazda CX-5 both fun and easy to drive on an everyday basis for both practical daily transport and for leisure.
Luxurious Look and Feel
The 2020 Mazda CX-5 is comparatively affordable, offering a great value for the amenities it provides with a starting price of just over $25,000 for the base model of the newest CX-5. Although its price is just slightly above average among other vehicles in its class, the Mazda CX-5 offers a luxurious look and feel that sets it apart from other in-class models.
The interior of the 2020 Mazda CX-5 looks and feels very spacious and offers plenty of room for both cargo and passengers, which is impressive for a compact SUV of the CX-5’s size. It is designed with upscale materials that give it a luxurious look and feel and boost the cabin comfort of Mazda’s 2020 CX-5 for drivers and passengers alike. In fact, the interior quality of the newest CX-5 model rivals that of luxury SUVs on the mainstream auto market in terms of upscale materials and passenger comfort.
Efficient Gas Mileage
Efficiency is another major demand among modern consumers who are browsing the mainstream auto market. Drivers overwhelmingly want to keep their carbon footprint smaller and the amount of money they spend on gas lower.
SUVs are not renowned as the most efficient models on the auto market, but some of the best-selling SUVs on the market—the Mazda CX-5 included—have made significant progress in terms of fuel efficiency in recent years.
The 2020 Mazda CX-5 gets up to 25 MPG on city streets and up to 31 MPG on the highway. These gas mileage ratings place the newest CX-5 above and beyond the vast majority of its in-class competitors in terms of fuel efficiency.
The Mazda CX-5 has been criticized for its infotainment system that some drivers consider to be outdated. However, the user-friendliness of the tech features that the newest CX-5 offers make up for its less-than state-of-the-art infotainment system.
Tech-y amenities that come standard for the 2020 Mazda CX-5 include push-button start, Bluetooth connectivity, two built-in USB ports for charging your mobile devices
while on the go, and a Mazda Connect infotainment system with a built-in 7-inch touchscreen display. Additional available tech features include a premium Bose audio system and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity.
Standard Advanced Safety and Driver Assistance Features
One of the brand-new features of the Mazda CX-5 is this compact crossover SUV’s host of newly standard advanced safety and driver assistance features.
Advanced safety features that come standard in the base model of the SUV include but are not limited to lane departure warning, lane keep assist, rear cross-traffic alert, pedestrian detection, forward collision warning, blind-spot monitoring, etc. etc. Available driver assistance features include a heads-up display, traffic sign recognition, and a premium surround-view camera system for easy parking.
The 2020 Mazda CX-5 is one of the top-rated compact crossover SUVs on the mainstream auto market. If you’re in the market for a new car that is both practical and fun to drive, choose the high-performing CX-5 and you won’t be disappointed. Contact us today to reserve your test drive.