The new 2017 Mazda CX-5 is basically an activity car that fits in compact crossover SUV class. Japanese manufacturer is eyeing to make a big change in the market with its 2017 Mazda CX-5 which will come up with lot of new technologies making it distinct from its predecessors. This new model will incorporate the upgraded KODO – Soul of Motion design platform along SKYACTIV technology. This 2017 model will have a lot of changes both in exterior and interior but without destroying the native look of the car. With all these changes it is trying to attract more customers that will make a huge in its sales number.
2017 Mazda CX-5 – Exterior and Interior Features
Whole exterior of 2017 Mazda CX-5 will be changed but it won’t destroy the heritage look of the car. Due to the new changes in design technique, the exterior will look modern and more sophisticated. However these changes are mild, smooth and fresh making it distinct that its old lineup. The front portion will have some minor changes that include new black horizontal slats grill with chrome surrounding, body accent front bumper, lower black skid plates, distinctive looking front bonnet, LED headlamp with auto leveling feature and small projector style fog lamp.
The side part ditches its old streamlined and will come out with new body lines along with mounted style side mirror, large black wheel arch, and new 18-inch alloy wheels. To complement its new changes it will have the large tail bumper with skid plates, polished tips, programmable lift-gate and LED tail light. It might undergo any drastic change but most of the change adds to the makeover. The wheelbase has been increased so that this crossover look slightly bulkier.
Interior of 2017 Mazda CX-5 will be getting the new interface which would be easier to operate and it will be very secure. The whole dashboard has been redesigned dumping the old design of the dashboard. This new dashboard includes black plastic finish with aluminum knobs and covers. The seating package will be upgraded to leather bolstered seats, power folds able seats and memory settings for driver seat.
Other than this the central console will be upgraded with 7-inch touch screen panel with upgraded Mazda Connect Infotainment system. It might also avail a digital cluster gauge with touch screen facility . The whole front area will be equipped with different type of modern gadget that enhances the aesthetic interior look. Other than this there is a great improvement in safety features like Radar cruise control, Smart Brake Support etc.
2017 Mazda CX-5 – Engine and Fuel Economy
The 2017 Mazda CX-5 won’t come out with any power unit changes and it will retain the old SKYACTIV engine. It will have the same 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 155 HP, and the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with 185 HP. This might cause a setback to the sales chart but there is less chance. It might come up with new transmission system offering both forward wheel drive and all wheel drive.
The fuel economy might change by a little margin, but the overall performance will stay as the old lineup of 2017 Mazda CX-5. It is important to note that it will continue to have the best fuel economy in this class of car.
2017 Mazda CX-5 – Release Date and Price
The new 207 Mazda CX-5 will be release at the half of 2016, the price for base model will be $ 22,000.