The CX-5 model had a lot of sales in the past, and Company expects exactly the same thing with the newly 2018 Mazda CX-5. However, in order to achieve that goal, they will refresh the current model, and the approaching one will receive some slight redesigns. We can expect slight modifications in every segment of the car, and that is exactly what the customers want. If you always bring something new, you will certainly have success and fortunately, the Mazda understood that. The small SUV is very popular segment these years, and Mazda is probably the best here.
2018 Mazda CX-5 – Redesign
The exterior design of the recent 2018 Mazda CX-5 will be so nice and everything from the outside will be attractive. However, the design language will be almost unchanged. Of course, the Mazda will provide some redesigns from the outside, and we can start from the front fascia. Here we can see a bit different 3D-front grille compared to the previous model. The headlights will remain exactly the same and they will be connected with the mentioned grille. However, one change is provided here, and that is the introduction of the newly LED technology.
The bumper will remain the same and here we can see fog lights with LED system as well as large air vents that will be very useful in engine cooling. At the sides, this model will ride on aluminum wheels, but we don’t now its size. Also, the entire chassis will be made from lightweight materials in order to save some weight and to improve overall performance.
The interior design of the resulting 2018 Mazda CX-5 will be very elegant and luxurious. The cabin is simply organized in order to provide a high level of comfort and to satisfy all the passengers. It will be able of accommodating up to five passengers, and all of them will definitely enjoy in pleasant ride thanks to the well-shaped seats covered with leather upholstery. Also, the seats will be adjustable in so many ways. Besides leather, we can expect nice aluminum details inside. The wooden trim will be most likely optional.
The infotainment system on 2018 Mazda CX-5 will be upgraded. The dashboard is simply organized and it is quite easy to manage with it. At the middle, we can see 7-inch touchscreen display. We can also expect electric power steering, cruise control, dual zone climate control, as well as a lot of safety and connectivity options.
2018 Mazda CX-5 – Powertrain Options
The eagerly awaited 2018 Mazda CX-5 will be powered by a 2.0 L inline-4 engine that will have the capability of generating up to 155 horsepower as well as a 150 lb-ft of torque. The second engine will be a 2.5 L inline-4 engine with the max power output of 184 horsepower and with a torque of 185 lb-ft. Both engines will be mated to a 6-speed manual transmission system. Also, the automatic transmission is optional. The power from the engine will be transferred to front wheels. According to EPA, we can expect rates of 26/33 mpg – city/highway.
2018 Mazda CX-5 – MSRP and Release Date
This model will have a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price of around $23.000 for the base variant. When can we expect it? We can expect this model on the dealerships probably at the second half of this year. The September is most likely.