Overview, price and specifications – sporty crossover SUV!
There’s a lot to like about the 2023 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover SUV. With its sporty design, it’s one of the most attractive models in the segment. Additionally, the CX-5 offers excellent performance, especially with its available turbocharged engine. On top of that, it has a premium and technologically sophisticated interior. Find out what we know about the release date, price, specifications and features of the new Mazda CX-5 2023.
When will the 2023 Mazda CX-5 be available for purchase?
The release date of the new 2023 Mazda CX-5 will be in the fall of 2022. It will be available for purchase at Mazda dealerships in the United States and various international markets. Additionally, trim levels offered for the 2023 CX-5 include 2.5 S, 2.5 S Select, 2.5 S Preferred, 2.5 S Carbon Edition, 2.5 S Premium, 2.5 S Premium Plus, 2.5 Turbo and 2.5 Turbo Signature.
The Mazda CX-5 is built at Mazda’s Aki plant, Hiroshima, Japan.
How much does the 2023 Mazda CX-5 cost?
The starting price of the 2023 Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV ranges from MSRP $26,700 for the 2.5 S version to MSRP $39,650 for the 2.5 Turbo Signature version. Additionally, the 2023 CX-5 costs a bit more than the 2022 CX-5, which has a starting base price of $26,250 MSRP.
2023 CX-5 Specs: Engine Options, Fuel Economy and Towing
The new 2023 Mazda CX-5 offers two engine options. The base 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine generates 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque, while the turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine develops 256 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque. Additionally, all CX-5 models are equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission and an all-wheel-drive system.
When equipped with the turbo engine, the CX-5 can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.1 seconds. For added efficiency, the crossover SUV gets an estimated gas mileage of up to 24 mpg city/30 highway. Additionally, the CX-5 can tow up to 2,000 pounds.
2023 CX-5: Seat Capacity, Passenger Space and Cargo Space
The 2023 Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV seats up to five passengers, with a total passenger volume of 104 cubic feet. Also, for storage, it has a rear cargo capacity of 29.1 cu.ft. and a maximum cargo capacity of 58.1 cu.ft.
What’s new for the 2023 CX-5?
The 2023 Mazda CX-5 is a carryover model, with no major changes for the new model year. However, a similarly sized model joins Mazda’s lineup: the all-terrain capable 2023 Mazda CX-50. Additionally, the 2023 CX-5 offers a new premium paint color option: Rhodium White.
What crossover SUVs compete with the Mazda CX-5?
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Crossover SUV competitors of the Mazda CX-5 include the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue, Hyundai Tucson, Hyundai Santa Fe, Chevy Equinox, Subaru Forester, Volkswagen Tiguan, Kia Sportage and the Ford Escape.
Additionally, for warranty coverage, the 2023 CX-5 has a 3-year/36,000-mile base warranty and a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.
As mentioned earlier, the release date for the new 2023 Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV will be in the fall of 2022. With a starting base price of $26,700 MSRP, the 2023 CX-5 costs slightly more than the CX- 5 2022.
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