Mazda CX-5 2.2d Sport 5dr Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
Mazda CX-5 2019 Right hand cornering shot
Add to shortlist
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 Right hand cornering shot
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 left rear cornering
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 RHD dashboard
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 RHD rear seats
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 RHD infotainment
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 RHD front right cornering
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 left rear cornering
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 left panning shot
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 RHD front seats
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 boot open
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 Right hand cornering shot
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 left rear cornering
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 RHD dashboard
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 RHD rear seats
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 RHD infotainment
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 RHD front right cornering
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 left rear cornering
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 left panning shot
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 RHD front seats
  • Mazda CX-5 2019 boot open
RRP £31,660What Car? Target Price£30,661
Review

The Mazda CX-5 is one of the best large SUVs you can buy. Why? Well, it may not have the additional practicality of seven seats that a Peugeot 5008 comes with as standard, but it's well priced, very well equipped, safe and classy inside. Stick with the 2.0 petrol in entry-level SE-L trim for the best value for money, although the diesels are well worth a look if you do above average mileage.

get the best price

Trim: Sport

On top of SE-L you get 19in alloys, a reversing camera, electric tailgate, leather seats, which are electrically adjustable and heated in the front, a heated steering wheel, a head-up display, keyless entry and a 10-speaker Bose sound system. Definitely worth looking at if your budget can stretch to it.

Engine: 2.2d

The pick of the diesels. It pulls hard from 1000rpm all the way to the red line, so it actually feels more like a turbocharged petrol than a diesel. Comes with a six-speed manual gearbox as standard and in this guise offers the best fuel economy in the lineup. You can have an auto 'box if you prefer.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.9 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

49.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

494

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

151

g/km

Also consider

Honda CR-V

2018 - present

Great on interior space, comfortable and tidy to drive, but th...

Seat Tarraco

2019 - present

The Seat Tarraco has plenty to recommend it, including an enjo...

Peugeot 5008

2017 - present

Stylish, practical and good to drive – one of the best se...

Kia Sorento

2018 - present

Comfortable, refined and with a spacious interior