As you’d expect, the Mazda CX-5 has stability control and a collection of six airbags. It also comes with Smart City Brake Support, which can automatically apply the brakes in an emergency to help you avoid an accident or at least minimise the force of the impact.
An optional Safety Pack adds lane-keep assist, blind spot-monitoring and adaptive cruise control although, disappointingly, this is available only on range-topping Sport Nav trim.
Security measures include an alarm and engine immobiliser, and security experts Thatcham awarded the CX-5 five-out-of-five for resisting being stolen, and four-out-of-five for guarding against being broken into.
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