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The small crossover segment is a crowded one, and the CX-5 sets itself apart thanks both to its attractive styling and its efficient technologies. The company's SKYACTIV engine and transmissions have been designed from the ground up to deliver typical Mazda sporting performance, while also maximizing fuel and mechanical efficiency The CX-5 (along with the popular Mazda3) is the first vehicle to showcase this new philosophy. With room for five adults, a sport-tuned suspension, impressive 26 mpg city and 35 mpg highway fuel economy and loads of available comfort and convenience technologies, the CX-5 is a great alternative to the rest of the crossover field.
The CX-5's base price starts under $21,000.
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What's New for 2013
The CX-5 is a new model in the Mazda lineup of sporting crossover SUVs, slotting in beneath the larger CX-7 and CX-9. The CX-5 seats five adults and derives its 155 horsepower from a new 2.0L 16-valve 4-cylinder engine. The engine can be paired with either a 6-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission.
The CX-5 is a showcase for Mazda's new SKYACTIV technology, which blends maximum efficiency with the sporting performance for which Mazda has always been known. Both the 2.0L engine and the 6-speed transmissions employ SKYACTIV in their design and function.
Also Available: 2014 Mazda CX-5
- Basic Warranty: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
- Drivetrain Warranty: 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
- Roadside Assistance: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
A vehicle’s warranty can significant impact your maintenance costs after you drive off the dealer’s lot, and it’s important to understand the different parts. Typically, a new car warranty includes a Basic warranty, which covers everything except the wear items such as brakes and tires; and a Drivetrain warranty, that covers all the parts that make the car move, such as the engine and transmission.