Time to renew also for Mazda CX-5 which leads to 2023 and a model year improved with several innovations from the point of view of the engine and from the clothing available. The compact SUV thus emerges in the name of comfort and range, with the Hiroshima-based house already opening orders for the CX-5 2023, with the price list of the top-wheeled model of the Japanese brand starting. from 36,700 euros.
The biggest news of Mazda CX-5 2023 under the bonnet, with the introduction of the M Hybrid 24 V system along with the 165 bhp 2.0-litre and 194 bhp 2.5-litre petrol engines, is now better than ever. According to the Japanese automaker, in this configuration the small SUV’s engines can reduce fuel consumption by between 5% and 8% compared to the previous version. MHEV technology it uses the energy available during deceleration and by turning on the ISG which acts as an electric motor to support the internal combustion engine. The 24V lithium-ion battery is located between the wheels, reducing its impact on the interior space, helping to improve weight distribution and contributing to safety in the event of a collision. The range of engines includes petrol units, a 2.2-liter turbine diesel with two power levels: 150 PS and 380 Nm of torque, available with front-wheel drive and Mazda i-Activ AWD, as well as . with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission, with 184 HP and 450 Nm of torque and all-wheel drive associated with an automatic gearbox.
The new CX-5 also offers several new features in terms of comfort and standard equipment. Like the heated steering wheel and front seats that are now available on all versions, as well as a Qi wireless charging base for the phone integrated into the center console. A compact SUV also offers touch screen display of the infotainment system, supported by Apple Carplay and Android Auto. Standard high-speed USB-C sockets have also been added to ensure connectivity. The body color now includes the new Rhodium White Premium tint, a pure white inspired by Japanese aesthetics which, thanks to its great depth, brightness and refined grain, emphasizes the play of light and shadow on the surfaces, and emphasizes the solidity of the shapes. as well as the elegance of Kodo’s design.
Also new is the design settings, which are now four: Center Line, Exclusive Line, Homura and Takumi. To these are added special offers Faida and Newground. The Center Line trim level has standard equipment that is already very rich, which includes 19 alloy wheels, Full LED headlights, parking sensors and a video camera, infotainment and navigation, Apple CarPlay and wireless connectivity systems of Android Auto and safety such as rear and lane monitoring. control. The Exclusive Line trim adds more features such as a power tailgate, a BOSE sound system with 10 speakers, LED headlights and a full set of driver assistance systems.
Homura’s layout is characterized by sports behavior with gloss black colors for the front grille, lower parts of the bumpers and exterior rear view mirrors and 18-inch alloy wheels that give the bodywork an elegant and powerful look at the same time. The cabin features unique black leather/suede upholstery with red stitching. The Takumi trim level, on the other hand, offers the familiar interior trim with soft-touch nappa leather and the luxurious weave of real wood grain, which adds electrically adjustable seats, including those for induction. air; outside, however, we find chrome details that emphasize the quality of the car. The first of two special editions, The Advantage, is based on the Center Line and adds performance and safety features such as a power liftgate and key driver assistance systems. The Newground special edition, on the other hand, starting with Faida, is characterized by its off-road appearance due to the presence of special features such as the lower front and rear decorations in silver satin exterior and exclusive Lime of Green. internal finish. The list price then increases to 50,050 Euros for the Takumi version equipped with a 184 HP 2.2-liter diesel engine, the first units of the Mazda CX-5 2023 will arrive for sale in February.