Best Crossover 2015
If you are buying a vehicle compact and versatile, with a relatively affordable price, a small crossover SUV is one of the best options available. With the exceptional fuel economy, functional interior and well built, estimates of stellar security and excellent overall driving experience, elegant 2015 Mazda CX-5 is one of our favorites in this class. If there is a small crossover in your future, that Mazda should be on your list.
Although there are many reasons such as 2015 CX-5, this Mazda is one of the vehicles to facilitate your life. It is very comfortable to work or to perform tasks with the kids, and you won’t have problems view outside or in the parking lot. Likewise, the 2.5-liter engine is standard on more offers strong acceleration trim levels while returning their fuel economy leader in its class. If you venture out of town for the weekend, you’ll find that the CX-5 soft, usually quiet cabin and comfortable seats make a great vehicle of trip. Finally, in comparison with other small crossovers that can be seen, this Mazda is very fun to drive, thanks to its accuracy and sports management.
The base sport comes with 17-inch wheels, power accessories, air conditioning, cruise control, height-adjustable driver’s seat, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, a 60/40 split seat folding rear and a sound system of four speakers with CD player, auxiliary audio and a USB/iPod interface connector. Bluetooth optional audio package adds Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a touch screen interface, HD radio, Pandora Internet radio failure of automatic notification, read SMS text and audio system controls. Independent options include fog lights, rear parking sensors and remote turn-on (automatic transmission models only).
The tour includes sport and the contents of the Bluetooth audio equipment package. Also has a more powerful engine without key and input, a camera, a blind-spot warning system, a six-way power driver, rear seats 40/20/40-split-folding, a sound system of six speakers, improved fabric upholstered, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a sound system of six speakers. The sunroof and Bose audio option package adds a moonroof and nine-audio system-speaker enhanced Bose.
2015 front wheel drive Mazda CX-5 Sport comes with a 2.0 litre four-cylinder engine that produces 150 horsepower and 155 pound-feet of torque. 1 6-speed manual transmission is standard, and a six-speed automatic is optional. With AWD, the automatic is standard. Please note that Mazda built only sport the CX-5 with the 2.0 liter engine and AWD for a brief period before the larger 2.5 liter engine (see below).
Each 2015 Mazda CX-5 comes with anti-lock brakes, stability and traction control, front side airbags and side curtain airbags. An automatic crash notification function is standard and optional on the sport on the Touring and Grand Touring, which also a blind spot warning system.
Best Crossover 2015 SUV
Optional on Touring and Grand Touring, brake support system Smart City employs a laser to detect stationary objects (such as cars stopped or pedestrians) in front of the vehicle at speeds of up to 19 km/h if the driver does not respond to an ad, the CX-5 can automatically apply the brakes.
Regardless of trim level, the cockpit of the Mazda CX-5 is attractive, modern and functional. The mature and not involved in false project rendered is wood or high gloss chrome trim. On the other hand, the materials are simple, high quality and soft-touch surfaces set, with limited use of metallic satin details. The CX-5 with white gauges black letters are also highly readable.
On the other hand, the electronic touch screen interface of the CX-5, which is available with or without navigation, is hardly acceptable. The screen is small, and the system is sometimes slow to process touch input. Navigation software TomTom home will take you to your destination, but there is no ability to scroll on the screen of the map and navigation in most competitors have better graphics.
The drivers for most Mazda CX-5 will be able to find a good driving position and the comfort of the front seat is excellent on long car rides. The back seat is spacious and offers enough space for his legs. Although the pads on the bottom of the seat may be a bit designs for adults, they have an innovative folding mechanism on the Touring and Grand Touring, which decreases the seat bottom before folding the backrest at the top to provide a flat load floor closely. With all seats occupied, there are 34 cubic feet of luggage space which grows at a competitive 65 cubic feet with the rear seats folded.
Equipped with the base 2.0-liter engine, the Mazda CX-5 offers competitive power on paper, but out in the real world, don’t feel strong during melting and passing maneuvers. For the majority of buyers of small crossover, the 2.5 liter four-cylinder (which is standard on most configurations) is a much better option due to its high power and tiny fuel economy penalty. Anyway, the six-speed automatic shifts quickly and smoothly and is one of the most sensitive transmissions in this class. Mazda offers a manual transmission too good, too, but given that is only available in CX-5 liter engine with 2.0, its appeal is limited. Read : Most Fuel Efficient SUV : 2016 Lexus NX