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What Changed

The second generation CX-5 debuts for the 2017 model year. The new model is very similar in size to its predecessor. A 2.5l four-cylinder engine is the standard on all models.

Comparison to Prior Model

2017 Mazda CX-5 2016.5 Mazda CX-5
2017 Mazda CX-5 2016.5 Mazda CX-5
Price Range ($) $24,045 - $30,695 $21,795 - $29,870
Length (in) 179.1 178.7
Wheelbase (in) 106.2 106.3
Width (in) 72.5 72.4
Height (in) 65.3 65.7
Track (in) 62.8 62.4
Exterior Volume (cu. ft.) 425.0 424.0
Curb Weight (lbs.) 3527-3655 3212-3589
Legroom Total (in.) 80.6 80.3
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 102.8 103.9
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 30.9 34.1
Driven Wheels
  • FWD
  • AWD
  • FWD
  • AWD
Engines
  • 2.5l I4 (185-bhp)
  • 2.5l I4 (187-bhp)
  • 2.0l I4 (155-bhp)
  • 2.5l I4 (184-bhp)
Transmissions A6 A6, M6
City MPG 23-24 24-26
Highway MPG 29-31 30-35
Combined MPG 26-27 27-30
Style Not Rated Not Rated
Utility Not Rated Not Rated
Livability Not Rated Not Rated
Value Not Rated Not Rated
Fun Not Rated Not Rated
Velocity Index 47 47
Equipment: Good
  • $24,045 (2WD)
  • $25,345 (AWD)
  • $23,595 (AT)
  • $21,795 (2WD)
  • $24,895 (AWD)
Equipment: Better
  • $29,395 (2WD)
  • $30,695 (AWD)
  • $28,570 (2WD)
  • $29,870 (AWD)
Equipment: Best
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