Mazda CX-5 2.2d SE-L 5dr Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

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RRP £30,690What Car? Target Price£29,550
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.

Entry-level SE-L is our favourite trim as it helps to keep costs down but still gives you lots of luxuries. They include 17in alloy wheels, privacy glass, automatic headlights, rain-sensing windscreen wipers, electronically heated and folding wing mirrors, front and rear parking sensors, driver seat adjustable lumbar support, dual-zone climate control, a 10.25in infotainment system with DAB, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone mirroring, built-in sat-nav with five years of free map updates, and adaptive cruise control.

Thanks to the additional torque on offer, the entry-level diesel engine pulls far more strongly from a standstill and actually covers 0-60mph in almost the same time as the most powerful petrol engine. On top of that, official figures say it’ll manage 50mpg, making it a great choice for people who cover lots of miles.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.9 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

50.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

510

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

147

g/km