Whether you need a vehicle to cruise the city streets or to take a long journey into Limpopo’s undiscovered treasures, the new Mazda CX-5 offers not only sophisticated technology to make the drive most comfortable, it also provides reliability and innovation to make the impossible, possible.
From perfecting the rotary engine and winning the Le Mans endurance race in France the first time Mazda entered, to breaking the world record for the most sold two-seater convertible in history, Mazda has a long journey driven forward by the desire to defy convention.
The desire is the fuel behind everything Mazda creates and achieves and with SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY and KODO – Soul of Motion design Mazda resulted in innovative beautiful cars.
The CX-5 was designed with detail in mind and speed and grace is the unique combination that defines the core of the vehicle. It is bold, elegant and mature and sets a new standards for the Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) class.
The new front grille and LED headlamps, rear combination lamps and newly designed alloy wheels complement the flowing lines along the CX-5’s profile. Together they produce a form and road stance that redefines modern SUV design.
The Mazda CX-5 is pushing the boundaries of an SUV as its represents breakthrough performance with efficiency, a smooth ride and athletic responses. Both petrol and diesel engines offer plenty of torque using little fuel. Automatic and manual transmissions have been developed to increase responsiveness while all elements of the chassis have been refined to provide a higher quality ride that never compromises on performance.
It represents the latest evolution of SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY that has defined a thrilling new generation of Zoom-Zoom performance and with three engine types available you will discover improved responsiveness on acceleration and enhanced fuel efficiency.
The SKYACTIV-G petrol engines deliver impressive fuel economy along with powerful torque at low to mid-range speeds. This combines with linear acceleration response and an exhilarating powerful feel, allowing you to enjoy a quality ride in all situations. The 2,0 litre delivers 121 kW of power and 210 Nm of torque using only 6,8 litre of fuel per 100 km.
The clean-running SKYACTIV-D 2,2 litre diesel engine produces 129 kW of power and a muscular 420 Nm of torque using from as little as 5,8 litres of fuel per 100 km. It also features a natural sound smoother and natural sound frequency control which reduces and suppresses cabin noise.
In the cabin the CX-5 represents the latest in connectivity and infotainment. USB ports are situated in the front and rear of the cabin to accommodate all devices. Comfort, technology and spaciousness meet quality finishes everywhere. The elegant crafted cabin surrounds the driver with carefully positioned controls.
The full-colour Head-Up Display means crucial driving information is right there in the driver’s line of sight. From the higher, more angled centre console to the redesigned instrument panel, as well as the use of space and storage across front and rear rows, the new Mazda CX-5 is a triumph of design.
The CX-5 hosts various safety features to maximise the safety of the driver and every passenger. Built with a rigid body frame, every model is equipped with six airbags, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA) as well as Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD).
The new CX-5 is available at BB Mazda Polokwane at the corner of Rissik and Schoeman streets, Polokwane. The dealership can be contacted on 015 001 0200.
Story: RC Myburgh