CX-5 SKYACTIV-G High 2.0
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The Mazda CX-5 is one of the most popular cars that Mazda offers. This C-segment SUV ranges in price from RM132,000 to RM174,000. With numerous engine options to choose from including naturally aspirated petrol, diesel, and turbocharged petrol engines, the Mazda CX-5 offers Malaysians plenty of choices when it comes to high-performing family SUVs.
Mazda CX-5 Variants
There are five Mazda CX-5 variants in Malaysia; four two-wheel-drive (2WD) with three being petrol and one being diesel-powered, as well as an all-wheel (AWD) drive petrol variant. The 2WD models are 2.0G MID, 2.0G HIGH, 2.5G HIGH, and 2.2D HIGH. The AWD is named 2.5G Turbo.
Mazda CX-5 Pricing
The price of a new Mazda CX-5 in Malaysia starts from RM132,000 for a 2.0G MID, RM148,000 for a 2.0G HIGH, RM160,000 for a 2.5G HIGH, RM166,000 for a 2.2D HIGH, and RM174,000 for a 2.5G Turbo.
The Mazda CX-5 has eight colors to choose from; Sonic Silver, Deep Crystal Blue, Snowflake White Pearl, Jet Black, Machine Gray, Soul Red Crystal, Arctic White, and Meteor Gray.
The Mazda CX-5 has a premium look and feel to its interior - It has a good mix of metal and wood trim on the dashboard (except on the 2.0G MID) as well as soft-touch materials throughout. The leather steering wheel (tilt and telescopic) houses the audio controls, Bluetooth, and cruise control switches. There is also an engine start/stop button, dual-zone auto climate control with rear air conditioning vents, one-touch power windows with anti-pinch function, an auto-hold switch, and a Sport Mode Drive Selection Switch.
The reverse camera has distance and width guide lines as well as a 360-degree monitor. The 360-degree view, however, is not available on the 2.0G MID variant. On the driver’s seat for all variants except the 2.0G MID, there is a 10-way power adjustment for tilt, lift, lumbar, slide, and recline with a 2-position memory function.
The Mazda CX-5 in Malaysia has LED lights all-around which include LED headlights with auto on/off and auto-leveling, LED daytime running lights (DRLs), LED taillights, and LED reverse lights. There is also a power tailgate with a programmable height function, rain-sensing variable-intermittent windshield wipers, and Mazda advanced keyless entry. The LED taillights, programmable power tailgate, and advanced keyless entry are available on all Mazda CX-5 variants except the 2.0G MID.
All Mazda CX-5 variants have the same length which is 4,550 mm and width which is 1,840 mm. However, there is a slight height difference between the 2.0L and other variants (2.2L and 2.5L) with the 2.0G MID and 2.0G HIGH measuring 1,675 mm tall while the 2.2D HIGH, 2.5G HIGH, and 2.5G Turbo are 5 mm taller at 1,680 mm. Boot capacity with the rear seats up is 442-liters which is expandable to 1,342-liters with the seats folded down.
Music and navigation are controlled on a 7-inch Mazda Connect Infotainment System with Voice Command and a Multi-Function Commander Control which is a control knob located below the shift stick. It supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for easy access to a connected smartphone’s contacts, music, and more. This system has an AM/FM tuner with an auxiliary audio input jack, CD player, and four USB ports. There is also Mazda’s Full Color Windshield-Projection Active Driving Display (Heads-Up Display) on the 2.5G AWD Turbo that displays the speed, navigation, and other information within the driver’s driving view. All variants except the 2.0G MID and 2.0G HIGH get a 7-inch TFT LCD Multi-Info Display.
The 2.0L SKYACTIV-G engine in the 2.0G MID and 2.0G HIGH Mazda CX-5 variants produces a maximum power of 162 PS at 6,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 213 Nm at 4,000 rpm.
The 2.5L SKYACTIV-G engine in the 2.5G HIGH variant produces a maximum power of 192 PS at 6,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 258 Nm at 4,000 rpm. On the other hand, the turbocharged 2.5L engine on the AWD 2.5G Turbo variant produces more maximum power and torque. It produces 228 PS at 5,000 rpm and 420 Nm at 2,000 rpm.
The 2.2D HIGH diesel-powered variant with its 2.2L SKYACTIV-D engine produces a maximum power of 188 PS at 4,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 450 Nm at 2,000 rpm. All variants have a SKYACTIV DRIVE 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode. Fuel capacity is 58-liters while fuel consumption is estimated to be 6.9 L/100 km. The CX-5 Turbo has the highest performance and can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.1 seconds.
The Mazda CX-5 in Malaysia features advanced safety technology such as the i-ACTIVSENSE (available on the High + variants only), Mazda i-Stop Idling Technology, and G-Vectoring Control Plus (GVC Plus). i-Stop Idling is a smart technology that turns off the engine when the car stops and restarts it when the car starts moving again. This feature saves fuel, especially in stop-and-go traffic.
GVC Plus is Mazda’s vehicle dynamics control technology that improves the handling of the car for better control on winding and slippery roads, as well as when avoiding obstacles. However, GVC Plus also refines the overall ride quality which provides better comfort for all passengers.
Other standard safety features include six SRS airbags (front driver, passenger, side, and curtain airbags), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Traction Control System (TCS), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Walk Away Lock, and an Engine Immobilizer Anti-Theft System. Inside, the car has ISOFIX and seat belts with pretensioner, load limiter, and height-adjustable anchorages.
i-ACTIVSENSE is Mazda’s advanced safety suite that has advanced features including Adaptive Front-Lighting System (AFS), High Beam Control (HBC), Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Lane-Keep Assist System (LAS), Driver Attention Alert (DAA), front and rear Smart Brake Support (SBS), and lastly, Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC)
With five Mazda CX-5 variants available in Malaysia, there’s certainly the right car for everyone. With its premium interior, advanced Mazda i-ACTIVSENSE safety features, and sporty driving dynamics, the CX-5 is a good choice for anyone looking for a stylish, large SUV that drives well.