Mazda CX-5 Will Arrive in 2022 With Slight Cosmetic Changes

The new image of the CX-5 maintains the essence of its predecessor. Incidentally, it incorporates more technologies and a new, more adventurous finish.

Mazda CX-5

Mazda just announced the launch of its new CX-5. The SUV The largest of the Japanese manufacturer’s range will arrive updated, as it is based on the one presented in 2018, in the first month of 2022. Slight aesthetic changes, more technologies and a mechanical base that is maintained with two gasoline and two diesel are its new arguments.

The essence of Mazda CX-5, which by the way has already been completely removed from its official website, remains in the model that we will see on our roads from next year. As changes in the front we can point out a new lighting, which is now no longer “underlined” by the chrome piece that is smaller. This continues to skirt the grille underneath, with a new three-dimensional effect. Also new are the bumper shapes, which have a large central opening in the middle.

Mazda CX-5

In the back area of ‚Äč‚Äčthis new Mazda CX-5 the changes are also subtle. In addition to the lights, as it happened in the front, a new hood is released that sees the location of the brand’s logo and its shapes in the lower part modified. From the brand we are told that with these changes the sill of the gate is at the same height as the loading floor, which is reversible. What’s more, boot capacity has increased slightly thanks to a new distribution of its lower part.

Facing inland east Mazda CX-5 does not release a new dashboard. Therefore, the same minimalist style that represents the brand’s models remains, with the multimedia screen on the top and the buttons positioned in the same way, including those on the steering wheel. It is curious that it has not been used to incorporate a digital instrumentation panel that most of its competitors have, while now it will have a wireless charger for mobile phones.

Mazda CX-5

New Mazda CX-5: its engines

Nor will this new Mazda CX-5 with hybrid engines, like other smaller models in the range of the Japanese manufacturer. Therefore, the offer will be two engines of Skyactiv-G gasoline with powers of 165 and 194 CV (in this it has cylinder deactivation to consume less) and other two diesels with 150 and 184 hp, respectively. The two most powerful of each fuel can also equip the i-ACTIV AWD all-wheel drive.

Depending on the chosen engine, it will be possible to choose between manual or six-speed automatic transmissions, while in the automatic petrol transmissions, a driving mode selector will be available for the first time called Mazda Intelligent Drive (Mi-Drive).

Mazda CX-5

New Mazda CX-5: equipment and technologies

As in the previous model, the new Mazda CX-5 will continue to maintain a wide range of finishes to choose from. To those already known Origin, Evolution, Zenith, Homura y Signature, another known as Newground Aimed at clients looking for a slightly more country aesthetic. It will differentiate itself by adding silver bumpers to both bumpers, mirrors with black housings, 19-inch wheels and upholstery like imitation leather. The lime green will represent this finish with a detail on the front grille, on the textile seams and on the moldings of the air vents. In addition, the boot floor has a waterproof surface.

Mazda CX-5

Regarding technologies, the new Mazda CX-5 It will have the traffic and cruise assistant (CTS), which moves the car in slow traffic situations, or the adaptive Smart Full LED headlights (ALH) that go from 12 to 20 LED modules. As standard it will already have the rear view camera and the Mazda Connect multimedia system on the 10.25-inch screen compatible with both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. All this for a price starting from 30,900 euros.

The latest improvements that we will find in the new Mazda CX-5 They are an increase in the rigidity of the chassis and body, a revision of the suspensions (springs and shock absorbers) and redesigned seats. From the brand they affirm that with all these “measures, both driving dynamics and general ride comfort have been notably improved.”