2016 Mazda CX-5 redesign, diesel

The CX-5 is Mazda’s brand new model which is still in its early stages and it is the best selling model from Mazda currently. For Mazda to maintain this trend in today’s ever increasing competition, its Japanese manufacturer is working on a mild facelift for this sports utility vehicle as a 2016 year model. The current Mazda CX-5 is a luxurious crossover which comes with superior safety features, impressive fuel consumption and excellent performance which when combined, they form an excellent package for car buyers. Indeed, it is a fun auto to drive in anywhere. Upon its release, the 2106 Mazda CX-5 will be up against other opponents like Honda CR-V, Honda Evade and Chevy Rav4.

2016 Mazda CX-5 front

2016 Mazda CX-5: Exterior and Interior

When one talks of technology, the 2016 Mazda CX-5 will come with the most recent technological features both inside and outside. 2016 Mazda CX 5 will come with a sharper front end and a new grille which will have horizontal bars. Again, it will have aggressive looking headlights and redesigned fog lamp openings. Its taillight will also be different while the alloy wheels will be redesigned too. This car will be the first Mazda model to be built on the KODO-Spirit of motion blueprint perspective. This platform has always resulted in stylish lightweight SUV’s with modern and muscular shapes. This model will acquire a slanting rear spoiler and double exhaust which will add to its fantastic appearance. Again, the 2016 Mazda CX-5 will be offered in 17 inch tires and an optional 19 inch aluminum alloy tires on the high trims. In addition, this model will have an optional ceiling holder for storing extra luggage.

Inside, 2016 Mazda CX-5 will conveniently accommodate five adult travelers unlike other lightweight sports utility vehicles which seem crowded when 3 adults occupy the rear seats. It will also have ample head and leg room both at its front and rear seats. Again, its 34.1 feet cargo space will be big enough for its passengers’ luggage.

2016 Mazda CX-5 interior

2016 Mazda CX-5: Engine Options

Information regarding its engine is not yet released. Nevertheless, there are rumors concerning the likely powertrains of this new model. A number of people are for the opinion that the 2016 Mazda CX-5 will retain the current engine line up. One of these engines is a 2.0 liter inline 4 cylinder. This engine produces 155 horsepower and a torque configuration of 150 lb-ft. The second engine option in this redesigned model is likely to be a 2.5 liter inline 4 unit. Its power output is rated at 184 horsepower and 185 pounds-feet of torque. Unlike the power trains, this model’s suspension and transmission mode is expected to be changed. As for its transmission mode, this 2016 Mazda CX-5 is expected to come with a 6 speed automatic and manual transmission which shall be optional.

2016 Mazda CX-5 rear

2016 Mazda CX-5: Price and Release Date

The base price is likely to be around $ 21 545, and this price is specifically set for the manual option. The automatic option will go for about $ 22 945. These price variations will depend on the engine options but there will not be a drastic difference from the current model’s price. According to speculations, the 2016 Mazda CX-5 is likely to be launched during the Los Angeles Auto Show in November o 2015.

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