Mazda CX-5 2.0 e-Skyactiv G MHEV Takumi 5dr Auto Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

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RRP £38,535What Car? Target Price£36,170
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors

The Mazda CX-5 is one of the best family SUVs that you can buy. Why? Well, while it lacks the additional practicality of seven seats (which the Peugeot 5008 comes with as standard), it's well priced, very well equipped, safe and classy inside. The 2.0 petrol engine with entry-level Centre-Line trim offers the best value for money, but the diesel engine is well worth a look if you do above-average mileage.

If you’re after all of the bells and whistles, you’ll want top-spec Takumi because it comes with luxuries including Nappa leather seats, Adaptive LED headlights, a 360-degree camera, ventilated front seats and a Driver Assistance Pack.

If you’re a private buyer who doesn’t do lots of miles, this is the one for you – it’s also our chosen engine. While it isn’t quite as fast as its rivals, the 163bhp means that there’s ample performance on offer and you’ll never struggle to reach motorway speeds or to overtake slow-moving traffic. It’s fairly efficient, so you won’t spend too much time at the pumps.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.2 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

522

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

155

g/km