Mazda CX-5 2.2d [184] Sport 5dr [Safety Pack] Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

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  • Mazda CX-5 2022 interior dashboard
  • Mazda CX-5 2022 interior rear seats
  • Mazda CX-5 2022 interior infotainment
  • Mazda CX-5 2022 left tracking
  • Mazda CX-5 2022 front right tracking
  • Mazda CX-5 2022 alloy wheel detail
  • Mazda CX-5 2022 grille detail
  • Mazda CX-5 2022 headlight detail
  • Mazda CX-5 2022 rear lights detail
  • Mazda CX-5 2022 interior front seats
  • Mazda CX-5 2022 boot open
RRP £34,815What Car? Target Price£33,520
Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors

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

If your budget can stretch to it, Sport 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 MPH9.2 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

50.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

510

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

147

g/km