The Mazda CX-5 has the merit of being the best-selling model of the Japanese firm. Not surprisingly, since its launch in 2012, it has managed to sell a total of 3.2 million units in more than 130 countries. Its design, technological endowment, modern engines and dynamic behavior have earned it to establish itself as one of the references in the large SUV segment. Thus, for 2022, Mazda has wanted to update the whole, focusing on almost all areas to offer a more premium product if possible.
On an aesthetic level, the new Mazda CX-5 2022 features a front end with a grille that maintains the wing shape, but that now shows a more aggressive design. The light groups have also received changes, both the front and the rear, while the chromatic offer grows with the incorporation of the color Zircon Sand.
Inside, the Japanese SUV maintains the understated, spacious and premium vibe of the previous model, as well as the 10.25 »central screen compatible with Apple Car Play and Android Auto. However, a novelty of the Mazda CX-5 2022 is a Qi wireless charging tray, located in the center console.
In the boot, to facilitate loading and unloading, the sill of the tailgate is at the same height as the loading floor, which is reversible and is made up of two pieces. In the Newground finish, one side of the floor is waterproof and is ideal for carrying wet or dirty objects. The boot capacity has been increased, although the exact figure has not been announced.
Among its extensive standard equipment we can highlight the 19 ”wheels, daytime running lights with LED technology, the rear view camera or a comprehensive safety package with systems such as traffic and cruise assistant or the adaptive Smart Full LED headlights. The model is also available in six new trim levels: Origin, Evolution, Newground, Zenith, Homura and Signature.
In sense, the acabado Newground It is another of the great novelties, designed for those who want a more offroad approach. Thus, the specific fenders and trims have a silver finish, which are combined with black mirror caps and lime green grille. Added to this are 19 ”wheels with a diamond-cut type finish.
In terms of engines, the new Mazda CX-5 2022 will be available with two gasoline blocks and another two diesel. In gasoline it will be associated with 2.0 SKYACTIV-G of 165 CV and the 2.5 SKYACTIV-G of 195 CV, both with a cylinder disconnection system. These may be associated with a manual or automatic gearbox, both with six relationships. For its part, in diesel we find a single block, the 2.2 SKYACTIV-D with 150 or 194 hp of power. The main novelty in this regard is the use of a driving mode selector for the petrol versions. If they also have an all-wheel drive system, they will have an extra mode called Off-Road.
This renovation has also been extended to the Mazda CX-5 platform, the Slyactiv-Vehicle-Architecture, for which have increased the rigidity of the chassis and body, thus achieving a better soundproofing of the vehicle. In the suspension, springs and shock absorbers have been revised to achieve a better distribution of support and, therefore, greater ride comfort. For its part, the seats have been redesigned and now offer a more natural body balance to reduce driver fatigue.
The first units of the Mazda CX-5 2022 will arrive during the month of January at a price of 30.900 euros for the access version with the Origin finish. And to you, what do you think of the new CX-5? Do not hesitate to leave your comments on our social networks.