Mazda’s mid-sized 5-passenger CUV has desperately indispensable a some-more absolute engine given a initial era was introduced behind in 2012. According to the 2019 Mazda CX-5 U.S. sequence guide, leaked to a universe on Reddit, it’s finally removing a some-more absolute engine it deserves. By tossing 250 horsepower value of CX-9 2.5-liter turbo engine into a CX-5, it competence finally have a courage to compare a sporty visuals.
The comfortless box of anemia found in a naturally aspirated CX-5 has not gotten improved with age, now shutting in on dual years into a second generation. It’s got scarcely all else in a corner, from good looks to good utility. But with a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine with 187 horsepower, it wasn’t enough.
The turbocharged engine will be accessible in dual new upmarket trim packages—Grand Touring Reserve and Signature—for a CX-5, introduced as partial of this visible and opening refurbish for a 2019 indication year.
The Grand Touring Reserve package adds auto-fold mirrors, trade pointer approval software, and a exhilarated steering circle as customary over a Grand Touring package. This package can't be systematic with any other drivetrain choice than a turbocharged four-cylinder and customary all-wheel drive. The CX-5 GTR package starts during $34,870.
The Signature package adds a dim china finish to a 19″ amalgamate wheels, good brownish-red Nappa leather-trimmed seats, timber interior trim, a singular steering wheel, and LED lighting everywhere. This package also adds 360-degree perspective monitoring, as good as parking sensors front and rear. This package is also disdainful to a turbo-four and all-wheel expostulate combination. Buyers will need to partial with $36,890 for this ultra-lux CX-5.
Also announced during a same time, Mazda is adding Android Auto and Apple CarPlay formation to all CX-5 Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, and Signature models. The bottom Sport models will make do without.