We are here to celebrate the CX-5 again! This stylish yet affordable SUV has racked up awards and dominated the competition. Now, it has another staggering lead over its rivals.
The 2023 Mazda CX-5 wins best compact SUV for the money
2023 may need a bigger shelf for all of its awards. The Mazda CX-5 was just named by US News & World Report. It defeated rivals such as Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 for this prestigious title.
starts at $26,700. This price is MSRP, so it doesn’t include the $1,275 destination tax or dealership markups. The top-of-the-line Mazda CX-5 2.5 Turbo Signature trim raises the cost to $39,650.
Eight trim levels are available, and each model comes with an impressive list of standard technologies and safety features designed to suit your needs while delivering the brand’s renowned driving dynamics.
With the standard 2023 CX-5, you get 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic LED high beams, rain-sensing wipers, remote keyless entry, push-button start, cloth seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a 10.25-inch display. inch infotainment system.
Is it worth it to switch to the turbocharged engine?
The turbocharged engine is reserved for higher trim levels, such as the Turbo and Turbo signature trims. The cheapest model that the turbo is available with starts at $36,850.
With the standard 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine, you get 187PS and 186Nm of torque. It helps the Mazda CX-5 accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in about 8.7 seconds, which is the average for the class.
The turbocharged 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine delivers up to 256PS and 320Nm of torque. It can reach 60 mph in about 6.6 seconds.
If you want sportier acceleration, then it’s worth it. Otherwise, the standard engine is still great and is coupled with several award-winning features.