SUV shoppers already know that if they are looking for a compact option that won’t break the bank in terms of purchase price or fuel costs that the 2018 Mazda CX-5 is a great option. Now, thanks to the Top Safety Pick+ award given to the 2018 CX-5 when equipped with an Adaptive Front Lighting system, SUV shoppers will also know that they can turn to the 2018 CX-5 for added safety assurance. The Top Safety Pick+ rating is the highest safety rating possible and was given to the Mazda SUV by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Gives Mazda SUV Highest Possible Rating
To receive the Top Safety Pick+ award from the IIHS, vehicles must achieve specific scores on a number of crashworthiness tests including driver-side small overlap front, roof strength, head restraint, passenger-side small overlap front, headlight function, and more. Like we mentioned above, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 receives the Top Safety Pick+ when equipped with Mazda’s Adaptive Front Lighting system. Models without the lighting system earn a Top Safety Pick rating.
2018 Mazda CX-5 Safety Features
Depending on trim level, the following active safety features are available on the 2018 Mazda CX-5:
- Adaptive Front Lighting
- Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
- Distance Recognition Support with Forward Obstruction Warning
- High Beam Control
- Hill Launch Assist
- Lane Departure Warning
- Lane Keeping Assist
- Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop and Go
- Smart City Brake Support
- Smart Brake Support
For more information on the safety systems available on the 2018 Mazda CX-5 or an in-depth explanation of how they work, SUV shoppers can visit the Bill Gatton Mazda dealership in Johnson City, TN. The easiest way to experience what the 2018 CX-5 has to offer is by scheduling a test drive online so we can be sure to have a 2018 Mazda CX-5 model ready and waiting when you arrive. We look forward to seeing you at the dealership.