2018 Mazda CX-5: An Introduction

May 16th, 2018 by

2018 Mazda CX-5Everyone who has seen the 2018 Mazda CX-5 has fallen in love with it. You want to know why? Because it continues to offer drivers many of the updates and refinement of more expensive SUVs without putting a sizable hole in your pocket. Keep reading for all the details!

Best Selling Vehicle

The Mazda CX-5 is Mazda’s best-selling vehicle here in the United States. It’s been named among Car and Driver’s 10Best 2018 Trucks and SUVs and as a Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). For this year, Mazda has further improved on the efficiency and performance of the CX-5. There’s new cylinder-deactivation technology the reduces fuel consumption by shutting down two outside cylinders. In North America, Mazda is the only automaker to offer this type of technology.

2018 Mazda CX-5Quick Specs:

  • 2.5-liter four-cylinder SKYACTIV™-G engine
    • 187 horsepower at 6,000 rpm
    • 186 lb-ft torque at 4,000 rpm
  • SKYACTIV™-DRIVE 6-speed automatic
  • Front-Wheel Drive or available i-ACTIV All-Wheel Drive
  • Standard G-Vectoring Control vehicle dynamic enhancement
  • Standard cylinder-deactivation


2018 Mazda CX-5Newly Standard for 2018:

  • Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert now standard on all models, as well as
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel now standard
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob is now standard, not to mention
  • 19-inch alloy wheels (CX-5 Touring trim level and above)
  • Automatic on/off headlights (CX-5 Touring trim level and above), as well as
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers (CX-5 Touring trim level and above)
  • Full i-ACTIVSENSE suite is now standard on CX-5 Touring models: High Beam Control, Lane Departure Warning, Lane-Keep Assist, Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop and, not to mention, Go function and Smart Brake Support (CX-5 Touring trim level and above)
  • 2-position memory driver’s seat (CX-5 Grand Touring trim level)
  • 6-way power adjustable passenger seat (CX-5 Grand Touring trim level)

2018 Mazda CX-5New Equipment for 2018

Standard cylinder-deactivation

Updated Packages:

New Sport i-ACTIVSENSE Package (previously only available on CX-5 Touring model): High Beam Control, Lane Departure Warning, Lane-Keep Assist, Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop and Go function, Smart Brake Support, automatic on/off headlights, rain-sensing windshield wipers

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Are you ready for a test drive yet? Beach Mazda has an excellent selection of 2018 Mazda CX-5 in stock. Give us a call today so our Mazda experts can help you decide which one is right for you!

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