Mazda CX-5 (here is one of the many tests we have dedicated to) is an SUV that in the editorial office has won over all those who have had the opportunity to drive it. New for the 2023 model year is that a gas Technology to add 165 bhp 2.0 and 194 bhp 2.5 strong-hybrid of the Mazda M Hybrid 24V system.
HOW HYBRID WORKED For those who have just listened, a “soft” combination is one with a electric motor and one battery very small, which is not enough to make the car move with the (warm) engine off, but which nevertheless to recover energy under standstill and make a small contribution to acceleration, to be able to reduce consumption of oil”between 5% and 8% compared to the previous model with gasoline engines,” says Mazda.
Mazda CX-5 2023, 3/4 rear
DIESEL DOESN’T CHANGE Alongside the new petrol hybrid engines, a range of Mazda CX-5 2023 includes those assessed Diesel The 2.2 liter bi-turbo engine is available in two power levels: 150 HP and 380 Nm of torque or 184 HP and 450 Nm. The first is available in combination with front wheel drive or all-wheel drive Mazda i-Activ AWDwith a manual gearbox or one by one six-speed The output of the most powerful version is even more limited, it is only available with a wheel drive and automatic transmission.
SCOPE Some innovations are also in the price list, and the steering wheel heated front seats which is now available for all versions. In a row they enter four new designs: Station Line, Exclusive Line, Homura and Takumi, plus special editions Benefits and the New Stadium.
Mazda CX-5 2023, interior
LEVEL FROM BASIC LEVEL The arrangement The center line it has 19 alloy wheels as standard, Full LED headlights, parking sensors and a video camera, infotainment and navigation, compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto wireless and a range of driving aids including blind spot monitoring and warning. get out of the way. The arrangement Unique Line it adds a power tailgate, a 10-speaker BOSE sound system, matrix-type LED headlights (which draw a shadow cone around other cars so they don’t see them) and a more complete set of driver assistance systems.
TOP EQUIPMENT The arrangement Homura it is unique for its sporty finish, with 18” alloy wheels and a gloss black finish for the front grille, the lower parts of the bumpers and the exterior rear view mirrors. On board, the upholstery in black leather and suede fabric, with red stitching, is standing. The arrangement Takumias well as chrome exterior finishes, it offers an interior in soft nappa leather and real wood finishes, which adds electrically adjustable seats and ventilation.
Mazda CX-5 2023, dashboard
SPECIAL EDITION The first of two special editions, the profit, is based on the Center Line and adds an electric gate and key driver assistance systems. Special edition New Stadiumon the other hand, it stands out from the Faida for an off-road look thanks to the satin silver finish on the bumpers and Lime Green on the interior.
PRICE On sale starting in February, the all-new 2023 Mazda CX-5 is available to order today at prices starting at 36,700 euros from the 2.0-liter 165 HP Center Line gasoline hybrid version with front-wheel drive and 6-speed gearbox, to 50,050 euros for the Takumi version with a 184 HP 2.2-liter diesel engine with all-wheel drive and an automatic gearbox.