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2017 Mazda CX-5 Preview: Everything Interested Buyers Should Know

By James Yu , Mar 06, 2017 03:10 AM EST
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The 2017 Mazda CX-5 is set to be delivered by the end of March and many people are already excited to get their hands on it. Due to this, a lot of people are also starting to do some research about what the 2017 Mazda CX-5 offers and here are a few things interested buyers should know.

2017 Mazda CX-5: Looking Beyond The Powertrain

Most of the details regarding the powertrain of the 2017 Mazda CX-5 have already been revealed. It will carry over its previous 2.0-liter and 2.5-liter four-cylinder SKYACTIV-G engines capable of 155 and 187 horsepower respectively. In addition, a 2.2-liter SKYACTIV-D turbodiesel good for 173 horsepower is also set to arrive later this year. The question now, is how the 2017 Mazda CX-5 performs?

2017 Mazda CX-5: Gaining Weight With Benefits

According to a report, the 2017 Mazda CX-5 has gained an additional weight of 50kg. This, however, is for good reasons as the 2017 Mazda CX-5 has gained better noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) cancellation. Apparently, the 2017 Mazda CX-5 is making use of natural sound smoothers inside the engine's piston pins and the result is a more refined CX-5.

2017 Mazda CX-5: Better Overall Performance

According to a report, the 2017 Mazda CX-5 has an all new G-Vectoring Control (GVC), which is basically in charge of functions such as throttle position, the rate of steering wheel rotation and the speed of the 2017 Mazda CX-5. It was mentioned that the new GVC allows the 2017 Mazda CX-5 to have better agility and maneuverability, and precision during cornering. This basically gives the 2017 Mazda CX-5 a better overall performance on the road.

2017 Mazda CX-5: Test-Drives Prove It

After the 2017 Mazda CX-5 has made its official debut at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, it has been test-driven by several trusted reviewers and the CX-5 has proven itself to be an SUV worth buying. Naturally, different drivers had different driving styles and each had something they did not like about the 2017 Mazda CX-5 but at the end of the day, reviewers still recommend that CX-5 to the market.

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