Mazda CX-5 prices announced

* CX-5 prices start at 21,395 * Diesel CX-5 from 22,295 * All versions come with new Skyactiv tech...

Mazda CX-5 prices announced

Mazda CX-5 prices will start at 21,395, the company has confirmed.

The CX-5 SUV will be the first model from Mazda to include its Skyactiv technology, which brings together new engines, transmissions, body and chassis design to cut CO2 emissions and improve economy.

See also: Mazda CX-5 review

Buyers will have the choice of a 163bhp 2.0-litre petrol engine or a 2.2-litre diesel with either 148bhp or 173bhp. Petrol models are available as two-wheel-drive only, while the lower-powered diesel can come with two- or four-wheel-drive. The higher-powered diesel is four-wheel-drive only.

There are four trims: SE-L, SE-L Nav, Sport and Sport Nav.

Equipment with SE-L models
The entry-level CX-5 comes with:

17-inch alloys
Front foglights
Climate control
Front and rear parking sensors
Smart city brake support where laser sensors detect objects in the road ahead and apply the brakes if a collision becomes imminent.
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Equipment with Sport models
Top-spec CX-5 models get:

19-inch alloys
Bi-xenon headlights
Leather interior
Heated front seats
Powered driver's seat
Reversing camera

Nav versions add 400 to the list price, and an automatic gearbox available on the diesel engines costs 900.

The CX-5 goes on sale in the spring, and customers can pre-order now at Mazda dealerships.

Mazda CX-5 prices
2.0 SE-L 2WD 21,395
2.0 SE-L Nav 2WD 21,795
2.0 Sport 2WD 23,595
2.0 Sport Nav 2WD 23,995

2.2 SE-L (150) 2WD 22,995
2.2 SE-L Nav 2WD 23,395
2.2 Sport 2WD 25,195
2.2 Sport Nav 2WD 25,595

2.2 SE-L (150) 4WD 24,695
2.2 SE-L Nav (150) 4WD 25,095

2.2 Sport (175) 4WD 27,195
2.2 Sport Nav (175) 4WD 27,594

Iain Reid