At the auto show in Los Angeles 2016 the world premiere of a Mazda CX-5 II generation crossover, which was released after only five years after the release of the previous generation model. Perhaps this explains the not too significant change trends. As expected, the appearance of Mazda CX-5 2017-2018 new body received an evolutionary design, retaining the basic features of its predecessor. Nevertheless, here is completely the other bumper, other, more expressive grille with fine mesh, front and back lighting has become more narrow, and the window-sill line acquired chromed moldings. As a result, the new Mazda CX-5 2017 is still sports a dynamic appearance that turned aggressive and fresh. The design of the crossover exterior looked through some of the features of the junior SUV Mazda CX-3 and CX-9 flagship. By the way, with an eye on the last performed and interior design of car. Manufacturer significantly reshaped the front panel, new steering wheel and power the air conditioning system, 7.0-inch screen multimedia system is now performed free-standing and the central tunnel was higher and heavier than before. Plus it has been improved vibration and noise isolation, altered system of folding rear seat backs. Specifications The new Mazda CX-5 2017 is built on the same chassis as the first-generation car (MacPherson front and rear), but of course more modernized. The design of the increased use of ultra steels, which allowed to raise the stiffness of the body torsion by 15.5%. Overall crossover dimensions have not changed: the length of Mazda CX-5 II is 4 545 mm (- 10), the value of the wheelbase (2 700) and width (1840) remained the same, and the height increased by 20 mm (up to 1690). Also the front desk pushed back by 35 mm to improve the visibility and the amount of luggage formally increased to 505 liters compared to 503 earlier. The already good handling model designed to improve the system of G-Vectoring Control, extended by 10 mm front track, new front shock absorbers with a larger diameter rod hydraulic silent blocks, slightly lowered center of gravity and enhanced attachment of the steering mechanism. The powertrain lineup for the new Mazda CX-5 2018 remained the same engines – a 2.2-liter diesel Skyaktiv-D, as well as gasoline “Quartet” Skyaktiv-G displacement of 2.0 and 2.5 liters. However, their power is not specified, but it can be assumed that the company has worked hard to improve their fuel efficiency. Combine engines paired with six-speed manual and automatic transmissions, the default drive is the front, but for a fee is available and connected full i-Activ AWD. The appearance under the hood a 2.5-liter turbo engine from the older Mazda CX-9 II has not yet been announced.
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Sales of the Mazda CX-5, the new body will start on the Japanese market in February 2017. Probably, we have to first machines will get no earlier than summer and autumn, and prices are expected grow. Among the additional options crossover got a projection screen, electric boot lid, a Bose sound system with 10 speakers, adaptive cruise control, Traffic Sign Recognition function and so forth.