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By 2016, the Mazda CX-5 Gets an update in the form of minor style, best interior materials, revised suspension tuning settings, added soundproofing and an interface updated information and entertainment. New options include LED headlamps, cruise control Adaptive, rear transverse traffic and lane departure warning alert, while Bluetooth is now standard in all areas. In addition, a mid-year update brings 2016.5 separated model (production after January 2016) that include a seats of camera (except Sport manual transmission), heating of the standard rear-view mirror for the navigation of the standard setting and Touring Touring and Grand Touring.
With its large capacity, good consumption, driving positions and strengthen the capacity to carry out time lack, SUV compact crossover has the mass appeal. In fact, this is one of the most popular vehicle segments. And within that class, the stands of 2016 Mazda CX-5 as one of our favorite selections.
What pushes this Mazda in front of the class is that, besides the fundamental requirements, also has a cabin well cut, ratings of excellent safety and a smooth, quiet ride, comfortable seats, good visibility. The CX-5 also has a very rare thing in this thread: a fun driving that it comes in your way you need and sports management. With the larger engine that is standard in most trim levels, the CX-5 also offers an impressive combination of peppy acceleration and fuel economy. If you are driving to work, run errands or somewhere, let children 2016 Mazda CX-5 is pleasant to drive and more comfortable and easy to live with as a favorite pair of jeans. These features also make the CX-5, a road of great travel companion.
2016 Mazda CX-5 is a compact crossover five-passenger SUV available in Sport trim levels, Touring and Grand Touring. All trim levels offer a choice of drive front wheel (drive FWD) or all-wheel (drive AWD).
Sport with the engine of 2.0 liters and manual transmission comes with alloy wheels 17 inch, accessories power, air conditioning, cruise control, a driver seat adjustable in height, steering wheel with tilt and telescopic, connectivity and a rear seat folding 60/40-split, cellular Bluetooth audio and a four-speaker CD player sound system , one/USB iPod interface and auxiliary audio jack.
The 2016 front wheel drive Mazda CX-5 Sport comes with a choice of two engines. You can choose a four-cylinder 2.0 engine liters with 150 horsepower and 155 pound-feet of torque, combined with a six-speed manual transmission or a four cylinder engine 2.5-liter with 185 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque, combined with a six-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is optional on the Sport models with the 2.5 engine litres. The larger engine is standard on the Touring and Grand Touring models.
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The EPA estimates of fuel for Sport FWD, version 2.0 liter 29 combined mpg (26 city/35 Highway). All FWD CX-5 engine of 2.5 litres wins an identical 29 mpg combined (26/33), while those with combined rate 26 drive all-wheel (drive AWD) (24 city/30 Highway).
Each 2016 Mazda CX-5 comes with traction control, stability and antilock brakes, front side airbags and side curtain airbags. A function of automatic notification of faults is optional on sport and standard on the Touring and Grand Touring, which will also have a blind spot and rear cross-traffic alert systems.
Available on Touring and Grand Touring, Smart City brake support system uses a sensor laser to detect stationary (such as stopped cars or pedestrians) objects in front of the vehicle at speeds of up to 19 km/h if the driver does not respond to a notice, the CX-5 can automatically apply brakes. The Grand Touring can also be with the package i-ActiveSense that control features adaptive cruise control, smart brakes warning (automatic brake allows faster speeds of the city’s system), runoff and automatic high beam. The CX-5 automatic equipped, lock remote door is possible through optional Mazda Mobile smartphone of the initial application.
Regardless of trim level, 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 and of high quality and soft-touch surfaces together with details of good taste in piano black or metallic. The CX-5 with white gauges black letters are also highly readable.
The version of 2016 the CX-5 brings you an advanced Infotainment System. With a 7-inch screen (compared to the previous 5.8 inches) and a multi function remote control intuitive, the new system is one of the best. Most drivers should be able to find a good comfort front seats and driving position is excellent on long trips.
Mazda rear seat is spacious and offers enough space for his legs. Back seat offers an innovative folding mechanism on Touring and Grand Touring trim, 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 34.1 cubic feet of luggage space. It grows to a competitive 64.8 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 I don’t feel as strong during the merger and going through maneuvers in the real world. For the majority of buyers of small crossover, the 2.5 liter four-cylinder engine is much better due to their high power and almost identical fuel economy. In addition, the six-speed automatic shifts quickly and smoothly and is one of the most sensitive transmissions in this class. Mazda still makes a very good manual transmission, but since it is only available with the 2.0 liter engine, his appeal is fairly limited.
Easily the most impressive thing about the 2016 Mazda CX-5 is its sporting character. Even if you are just looking for a small crossover to drive to work every day, you will notice that your steering, brakes and suspension can be unusual for a vehicle of this class. It’s a good vehicle for messages in, and if there’s a road with twists and turns, the CX-5 can be a lot of fun. On the road, the Mazda rides so Snug as most other crossovers, turning it into a road trip well. Read also : Top Luxury SUV 2015 Mazda CX-9