Mazda CX-5 2.2d [184] Exclusive-Line 5dr Auto Review

Category: Family SUV

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RRP £38,335What Car? Target Price£35,983
Fuel type:
diesel
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 your budget can stretch to it, Exclusive-Line is a great way to get lots of extra luxuries, and Mazda expects this to be the bestselling trim. It includes 19in alloy wheels, a reversing camera, black leather seats, wireless phone-charging, a clear head-up display, a digital driver display, a heated steering wheel and wiper de-ice.

As with the two petrol engines, the most powerful diesel option isn’t all that much faster or more efficient than the entry-level version. That means we’d stick with the 2.2 Skyactiv-D 150 if diesel is your chosen fuel.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.3 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

43.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

510

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

160

g/km