Mazda CX-5 2.2d Sport 5dr Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £31,610What Car? Target Price£30,410
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.

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On top of SE-L you get 19in alloys, a reversing camera, a powered tailgate, a sunroof, 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.

This is the pick of the diesels. It pulls well from 2000rpm all the way to the red line and gets from 0-62mph in 9.9sec. It comes with a six-speed manual gearbox as standard and, with it, 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

50.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

494

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

147

g/km

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