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Mazda CX-5 2021

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 range of configurations is currently priced from $30,980.

This is what Tung Nguyen liked most about this particular version of the Mazda CX-5: Style, High-end interior, Punchy performance

The Mazda CX-5 SUV competes with similar models like the Toyota RAV4, Kia Sportage and Subaru Forester in the Under $40k category category.

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1800 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Mazda CX-5 2021 Price and Specs

The Mazda CX-5 2021 is currently available from $30,980 for the CX-5 Maxx (fwd) up to $52,580 for the CX-5 Akera (awd).

Pricing guides

$41,780
Based on Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)
Lowest Price
$30,980
Highest Price
$52,580
Mazda CX-5 Model Body Type Specs Price
Akera (awd) SUV 2.2L Diesel 6 SP AUTO $51,330
Akera (awd) SUV 2.5L ULP 6 SP AUTO $48,330
Akera Turbo (awd) SUV 2.5L ULP 6 SP AUTO $50,830
Akera Turbo (awd) 100TH Anniv SUV 2.5L ULP 6 SP AUTO $52,330
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Mazda CX-5 2021 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2021 Mazda CX-5 are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1840mm x 1675mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Mazda CX-5 2021 Dimensions  include 1675mm height, 1840mm width, 4550mm length.
Mazda CX-5 Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
Maxx (fwd) SUV 1675x1840x4550 mm 193 mm
Maxx (awd) SUV 1675x1840x4550 mm 193 mm
Maxx Sport (fwd) SUV 1675x1840x4550 mm 193 mm
Maxx Sport (awd) SUV 1675x1840x4550 mm 193 mm
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Mazda CX-5 2021 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Mazda CX-5 2021 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Will the stop/start function damage the turbo in my Mazda CX-5?

    The advice to always idle a hot turbocharged engine down was based on a period in time when turbochargers didn’t have the water-cooled bearings they do now. With modern turbos such as the one in your Mazda, the bearing shouldn’t get hot enough to need idling down (cooling gradually while the engine idles, pumping oil through the turbo bearing).

    That said, I would imagine that the Mazda’s engine management software incorporates a line of code that will not allow the stop/start function to operate if the engine was at a high enough temperature that anything (turbo included) might be damaged by shutting the engine down suddenly. That same logic also ensures that the stop/start is disabled if the battery is low on charge, if the air-conditioner is running flat out or any other condition exists that requires the engine to be running. If you’re still concerned, you could always disable the stop/start function manually when you come to a stop after a drive and manually idle the engine for a minute or two before shutting it off. I appreciate mechanical sympathy, and so, obviously, do you, Steven.

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Mazda CX-5 2021 Towing capacity

The Mazda CX-5 has maximum towing capacity of 1800kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Mazda CX-5 Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
Maxx (fwd) SUV 2.0L,ULP,6 SP MAN 1800kg
Maxx (fwd) SUV 2.0L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 1800kg
Maxx (awd) SUV 2.5L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 1800kg
Maxx Sport (fwd) SUV 2.0L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 1800kg
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Mazda CX-5 2021 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2021 Mazda CX-5 is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Mazda CX-5 currently offers fuel consumption from 5.7 to 8.2L/100km. The Mazda CX-5 is available with the following fuel types: Diesel and ULP.

Mazda CX-5 Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
Akera (awd) SUV 2.2L,Diesel,6 SP AUTO 6L/100km
Akera (awd) SUV 2.5L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 7.5L/100km
Akera Turbo (awd) SUV 2.5L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 8.2L/100km
GT (awd) SUV 2.2L,Diesel,6 SP AUTO 5.7L/100km
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Mazda CX-5 2021 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2021 Mazda CX-5 will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted.

Mazda CX-5 Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
Maxx (fwd) SUV 225x65 R17 225x65 R17
Maxx (awd) SUV 225x65 R17 225x65 R17
Maxx Sport (fwd) SUV 225x65 R17 225x65 R17
Maxx Sport (awd) SUV 225x65 R17 225x65 R17
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