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Mazda CX-5 2022

The 2022 Mazda CX-5 range of configurations is currently priced from $31,390. Our most recent review of the 2022 Mazda CX-5 resulted in a score of 7.6 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Family reviewer Nedahl Stelio had this to say at the time: The Mazda CX-5 is an easy choice for a family mid-size SUV. It drives really well, looks stylish on the road and has decent interior space.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Nedahl Stelio liked most about this particular version of the Mazda CX-5: Exterior design, Smooth drive, Space efficiency

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 2022 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 2022 Price and Specs

The Mazda CX-5 2022 is currently available from $31,390 for the CX-5 Maxx (fwd) up to $52,580 for the CX-5 Akera (awd).

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Mazda CX-5 Model Body Type Specs Price
Akera (awd) SUV 2.2L Diesel 6 SP AUTO $52,580
Akera (awd) SUV 2.5L ULP 6 SP AUTO $49,580
Akera Turbo (awd) SUV 2.5L ULP 6 SP AUTO $52,080
GT (awd) SUV 2.2L Diesel 6 SP AUTO $50,190
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Mazda CX-5 2022 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2022 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 2022 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 2022 Q&As

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

  • Which mid-size, diesel SUV should I buy?

    Mazda’s SUV range (CX-5 and CX-8) are popular with their owners and have a good reputation in the trade. Crucially, they’re also available with a turbo-diesel engine, so they fit your criteria on that basis. We’d also suggest you take a good look at the South Korean brands’ offerings (Hyundai and Kia) as these are also highly rated by the trade and those companies have been involved with small-capacity diesel engines for decades, so the technology is pretty well sorted.

    It’s interesting that you’ve had a good run from your Holden Captiva as that is far from the experience of many owners and former owners of this particular vehicle. As the Captiva ages it is very likely to start giving trouble, so the best advice is to trade up to a newer vehicle sooner rather than later.

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  • 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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  • How can I replace a damaged compliance plate?

    Given that it’s just a small piece of stamped aluminium, a car’s compliance plate is a big deal as it confirms that the vehicle to which it’s attached meets all relevant rules and regulations to be used on the street. The laws vary from State to State, but in WA right now, it seems that replacing a damaged compliance plate with a new one is not permitted. Instead, what you may have to do is to apply for an exemption to have a compliance plate fitted to that particular vehicle.

    According to the WA authorities (who I contacted about this) “If a vehicle’s original compliance plate is destroyed or lost, it cannot be replaced, however the vehicle owner can apply…for an exemption from having to fit a compliance plate”. There’s a process to be followed including having the car inspected and, if the vehicle is deemed to qualify for the exemption, a note will be made on its registration record to reflect the fact that it doesn’t require a physical compliance plate. This inspection will confirm that the vehicle is legal and hasn’t been stolen or written-off.

    My concern is that it’s something you’re going to have to explain to a buyer when you sell the car on. Even though a car with this exemption is perfectly legal and shouldn’t present any insurance hassles, some buyers might be leery of a car without a compliance plate. For that reason, I’d be doing everything I could to preserve the original compliance plate. Unless there was a fire that melted it, even a bent and buckled compliance plate may be able to be straightened and left attached to the car. That would certainly be my preference.

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  • What may have caused my Mazda CX-5 to suddenly stall?

    There are literally hundreds of things that could have caused the engine to suddenly stop. It could be anything from an electrical failure to a broken crankshaft to a seized torque-converter to an empty fuel tank. And practically anything in between. The dash lights illuminating when the engine stopped is actually quite normal, as the lights are trying to warn you that something’s wrong (in case you hadn’t noticed).

    The fact that it won’t restart is no real clue, either, as you haven’t told me whether the engine turns over and won’t fire, or won’t turn over on the starter at all.

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Mazda CX-5 2022 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 2022 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2022 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 2022 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2022 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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