2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2017 Mazda CX-5

2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2017 Mazda CX-5

Mazda's popular compact crossover SUV model is back with the 2018 Mazda CX-5. A perfect compromise between the lean Mazda CX-3 and the weighty and spacious Mazda CX-9, the Mazda CX-5 provides balanced amounts of space, power, comfort, and style. So, how has the 2018 Mazda CX-5 improved since the 2017 Mazda CX-5?

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 is more of a refresh rather than a complete redesign. However, that doesn't mean there aren't changes to love, including adjustments to style, technology, and tweaked engineering. Let's begin by examining the build and standard output of each model below.

2018 Mazda CX-5


2017 Mazda CX-5

2.5L Inline 4 Baseline Engine 2.5L Inline 4
Yes Cylinder Deactivation No
28 MPG Combined Fuel Economy 27 MPG
$24,150 Starting MSRP $24,045

2018 Mazda CX-5 Johnson City, TN

The build, primarily, has stayed the same from the 2017 model to the 2018 model of the Mazda CX-5. However, under the hood, you'll find some notable changes. Although power output has remained consistent, fuel efficiency has been slightly improved. Additionally, while costing less than a $100 more than the 2017 model, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 includes such updated features as:

  • Predictive i-ACTIV AWD®
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control
  • SKYACTIV®-G Engine
  • Heated Seats
  • MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment
  • Active Driving Display
  • Bose® 10-Speaker Audio with Centerpoint® 2 and AudioPilot® 2
  • Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Power Rear Liftgate
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Smart City Brake Support
  • And more!

Here at Bill Gatton Mazda, we have plenty of new 2018 Mazda CX-5 models in stock. You can schedule a test drive with the 2018 Mazda CX-5 or any other Mazda model available in our inventory. Additionally, for further help or information, please feel free to contact us. Our staff can be reached through online communication, by phone, or directly at our dealership located in Johnson City, Tennessee. Feel free to visit and experience the joys of the 2018 Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV yourself!

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