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[YesAuto Purchase Manual] When the previous generation of Changan Mazda CX-5 was launched, it filled the gap of domestic Mazda's compact SUV. When you buy this class of models, you have another choice. However, four years later, the styling of that year has gradually failed to meet the aesthetic needs of consumers. Today (September 21, 2017), we ushered in its new generation model. The appearance and interior of the new car have undergone more obvious changes. Especially the appearance, it looks more dynamic, so in this article we will discuss which model is the most worth buying.

Brand new Mazda CX-5 guide price
Model Price (ten thousand yuan)
2.0L manual two-wheel drive comfort type 16.98
2.0L automatic two-wheel drive comfort type 17.98
2.0L automatic two-wheel drive smart type 18.98
2.0L automatic two-drive smart sharing type 19.98
2.0L automatic four-wheel drive smart sharing type 20.98
2.5L automatic two-wheel drive Zhizun type 21.98
2.5L automatic four-wheel drive smart type 22.98
2.5L automatic four-wheel drive flagship 24.58

● Static performance review

Before talking about the configuration, let's do a brief review of the static performance of the new Mazda CX-5 to see if the performance of the new car meets your tastes.

The longer and narrower headlights and the thicker chrome-plated grille make the new car no longer have the cuteness of the old model. It has become a lot more energetic. This evolution is in line with the current general trend. I think Most consumers should like this appearance.

Body size comparison
Model/Project Length(mm)
Width (mm) Height (mm) Wheelbase (mm)
New Mazda CX-5 4555 1842 1685 2700
Old Mazda CX-5 4555 1840 1710 2700
Nissan X-Trail 4675 1820 1722 2706
Honda CR-V 4585 1855 1679 2660

The side of the body has not changed much, and it still has a solid and full profile. In terms of body size, the new model has a seat difference in width and height from the old model, while the length and wheelbase remain the same. It is a more mainstream compact SUV. figure.

Let’s talk about body color and rims. The new Mazda CX-5 has 6 paint colors to choose from. This time the main products are Crystal Soul Red and Platinum Steel Gray. I personally think that Crystal Soul Red is more beautiful, and it looks like that. The rhythm of light and dark interlacing, this feeling is very “Mazda”, the old model chooses the hybrid red paint color to add money to choose, and the new car is expected to be the same. After all, this kind of paint is more expensive and understandable. . The rim style is much simpler. The 2.0L model uses 17-inch wheels and the 2.5L model is 19-inch. The shape is not exaggerated and it is easy to accept.

Although the shadow of the old model can be seen at the rear of the car, there are many changes. It looks more “angry”, mainly due to the prominent lines and the smaller and more energetic taillights. I like this change very much. So “silly”.

New Mazda CX-5 interior theme (color)
Model Interior theme (color)
2.0L manual two-wheel drive comfort type Beige warm interior
2.0L automatic two-wheel drive comfort type
2.0L automatic two-wheel drive smart type Black sports interior
2.0L automatic two-drive smart sharing type
2.0L automatic four-wheel drive smart sharing type
2.5L automatic two-wheel drive Zhizun type Premium black sports interior
2.5L automatic four-wheel drive smart type Premium black sports interior / Premium white sports interior
2.5L automatic four-wheel drive flagship

Coming to the interior, you will find that the center console of the new Mazda CX-5 doesn't look so bloated, it's a lot simpler and more efficient, and it uses a floating center control screen, which is in line with the current trend. Regarding the interior color, the new Mazda CX-5 can be roughly divided into three types according to the configuration level. Low-profile beige, medium-matched black, and high-profile, you can choose between black and white. They are all very regular colors. If you can come back If there is a kind of brown, I think everyone will agree.

In terms of riding space, the new Mazda CX-5 performed well. Taking the 1.73-meter experiencer as an example, there are two punches in the front and rear headroom, and the rear legroom has reached the level of more than two punches, which is enough for family use. . The performance of the trunk is also gratifying, not only the size is considerable, but also the regularity, and the space utilization rate is high.

The power system did not bring us any surprises. The Mazda business card-style Chuangchi Blue Sky 2.0L and 2.5L naturally aspirated engines were still used, and there was no increase in parameters. Only the lowest model in the whole series uses a 6MT manual gearbox, and the remaining models are 6AT manual gearboxes. The suspension is also a combination of front McPherson + rear multi-links that is common in this level.

● Configuration analysis

After we understand the static state, let's talk about the configuration. The new Mazda CX-5 has launched two models with a total of 8 specific configurations. In the end, which one is the most cost-effective, let's compare.

Brand new Mazda CX-5 guide price
Model Price (ten thousand yuan)
2.0L manual two-wheel drive comfort type 16.98
2.0L automatic two-wheel drive comfort type 17.98
2.0L automatic two-wheel drive smart type 18.98
2.0L automatic two-drive smart sharing type 19.98
2.0L automatic four-wheel drive smart sharing type 20.98
2.5L automatic two-wheel drive Zhizun type 21.98
2.5L automatic four-wheel drive smart type 22.98
2.5L automatic four-wheel drive flagship 24.58

Note: Due to the new launch, the model pictures are not complete, and the pictures for the configuration display are all 2.5L automatic four-wheel drive flagship models, please understand.

◆ 2.0L manual two-drive comfort type/2.0L automatic two-drive comfort type

Guide price: 169,800 / 179,800

The entry-level version of the new Mazda CX-5 is called Comfort, which is divided into manual and automatic versions. Except for the difference in the gearbox, the other configurations of these two models are exactly the same. Let’s put it together and let’s take a look. How do the basic models perform?

2.0L manual two-wheel drive comfort type/2.0L automatic two-wheel drive comfort type basic configuration
External configuration

17-inch wheels, rear radar, LED headlights, headlights turn off with delay, exterior rearview mirror LED turn signals,

Shark fin antenna

Internal configuration

Automatic start-stop function, multi-function steering wheel, steering wheel four-way adjustment,

Rear air conditioning vents, fabric seats, 8-way manual adjustment for the main driver's seat, 4-way manual adjustment for the passenger's seat,

Rear seat ratio down, rear seat backrest angle adjustment, 6 speakers

Security configuration Main/passenger airbags, front side airbags, front/rear head airbags, ESC, hill assist
Comfortable configuration

The height of the headlights is automatically adjusted, the exterior mirrors are electrically heated, the exterior mirrors are electrically folded,

One-button lift of the main driving window, dual-zone automatic air conditioning, one-button start, electronic handbrake with automatic parking

The configuration of the two comfortable models is actually not high, there is no central control screen, and no sunroof, these are still very important for friends considering this level of models. However, there is a key to start but no keyless entry, which is considered normal performance. The better one is that the passive safety configuration is not shrunk compared to the high-end models. At this price, ESC is the standard configuration of the whole series. In addition, all the series come standard with LED headlights and rear air-conditioning outlets, which are at this level. For the model, it is worthy of praise.

The difference between these two cars is 10,000 due to the difference in the gearbox, which is more reasonable. If you have a low configuration demand, buy a comfortable one, don’t worry about driving and safety, if you are not satisfied with the configuration, let’s continue Look towards higher configurations.

◆ 2.0L automatic two-drive smart type

Guide price: 189,800

The next configuration is the 2.0L automatic two-wheel drive Zhishang type, which is 10,000 more expensive than the 2.0L automatic comfort type. Let's see what kind of configuration upgrades we can exchange for this money.

Configuration comparison of 2.0L automatic two-wheel drive comfort type/2.0L automatic two-wheel drive Zhishang type
Project/model 2.0L automatic two-wheel drive comfort type 2.0L automatic two-wheel drive smart type
Manufacturer's guide price (ten thousand yuan) 17.98 18.98
Spread (ten thousand yuan) +1.0
LED daytime running lights
LED front fog light
LED tail light
Automatic folding of exterior mirrors
Electric sunroof
Four windows one key lift
Leather steering wheel
Keyless entry
Automatically lock when leaving the car
Remote control lift windows
Cruise control
Rear central armrest + cup holder + USB charging port
Front radar
Reverse image
Tire pressure monitoring
MZD CONNECT MZD CONNECT System
Original GPS navigation

The 2.0L automatic two-wheel drive smart model with a higher configuration is 10,000 more expensive than the 2.0L automatic two-wheel drive comfort model. It can be exchanged for many configurations, such as sunroof, MZD CONNECT Mazda Yuelian system (including 7-inch screen, CarPlay , CarLife, WIFI, voice control, etc.), keyless entry and four-window one-key lifting function. The addition of these configurations can improve a lot of comfort. In terms of cost performance, it is very high. If the pursuit of power and four-wheel drive is not high If so, it is recommended to buy this.

◆ 2.0L automatic two-wheel drive smart sharing type/2.0L automatic four-wheel drive smart sharing type

Guide price: 199,800/209,800

Coming to the smart sharing type, it is also divided into two specific configurations. The difference between them is a set of timely four-wheel drive system, and the other standard configurations are completely the same.

Configuration comparison of 2.0L automatic two-wheel drive Zhishang type/2.0L automatic two-wheel drive smart sharing type/2.0L automatic four-wheel drive intelligent sharing type
Project/model 2.0L automatic two-wheel drive smart type 2.0L automatic two-drive smart sharing type 2.0L automatic four-wheel drive smart sharing type
Manufacturer's guide price (ten thousand yuan) 18.98
19.98
20.98
Spread (ten thousand yuan) +1.0
+1.0
Timely four-wheel drive system
Automatic headlights
Headlight welcome lighting function
Induction wiper
Roof rack
Instrument panel trim Silver Metal wood grain Metal wood grain
Electric tailgate
Leather seats
Main driver seat 10-way ESC
Main driver's seat memory function
Heated front seats

Heating optional package

(Including front windshield, steering wheel, rear seat electric heating)

The inner rearview mirror is automatically anti-glare

There are two types of smart sharing models, of which the 2.0L automatic four-wheel drive smart sharing model is the top configuration of the 2.0L model. Compared with the previous configuration, the 2.0L automatic two-wheel drive smart sharing type is 10,000 more expensive. It has more configurations such as automatic headlights, sensor wipers, electric tailgate and main driver's seat memory, and the convenience of use is further improved. In addition, the car The roof rack is also a very practical configuration for SUVs, which provides convenience for loading the roof box. On this basis, the 2.0L automatic four-wheel drive smart enjoyment model also has four-wheel drive functions. It is the cheapest four-wheel drive vehicle in the whole series. It is worth 10,000 more. But refer to the power of the 2.0L with four-wheel drive version in the old model. It's not very good, so it's best to buy a 2.5L four-wheel drive.

◆ 2.5L automatic two-wheel drive Zhizun type/2.5L automatic four-wheel drive Zhizun type

Guide price: 219,800 / 229,800

Next, enter the model equipped with a 2.5L engine. There are three models of the new Mazda CX-5 using this engine. The two low-end models are called Zhizun. The biggest difference between the two is the four-wheel drive system. See how they compare. What are the additional features of the 2.0L smart-sharing model?

2.0L automatic two-wheel drive smart enjoy type/2.0L automatic four-wheel drive smart enjoy type/2.5L automatic two-wheel drive smart type/2.5L automatic four-wheel drive smart type

Configuration comparison

Project/model

2.0L

Automatic two-drive smart sharing type

2.0L

Automatic four-wheel drive smart sharing type

2.5L

Automatic two-wheel drive Zhizun type

2.5L

Automatic 4WD Zhizun

Manufacturer's guide price (ten thousand yuan) 19.98
20.98
21.98 22.98
Spread (ten thousand yuan) +1.0 +1.0 +1.0
engine 2.0L 2.0L

2.5L

2.5L

Timely four-wheel drive system
Wheel size (inch) 17 17 19 19

Color 3.5 inches

Trip computer display

Heating optional package

(Including front windshield, steering wheel, rear seat electric heating)

HUD head-up display system
Blind Spot Monitoring System
Reversing warning system

Technology Security Optional Package

(Including low-speed brake assist, lane departure warning, automatic high beam)

Single CD
10-speaker BOSE audio

To the next level, there are two Zhizun models. This comes to the model equipped with a 2.5L engine. The difference between the two is only with or without a four-wheel drive system. If the driving form is the same, comparing 2.5L and 2.0L models, the difference between the two two-wheel drive vehicles is 20,000, and the two four-wheel drive vehicles are also 20,000. In addition to the power, the additional configuration includes 19-inch wheels, HUD head-up display system and Color driving computer display screens, etc., are generally cost-effective for the increased price, so in comparison, if there is no rigid demand for four-wheel drive, and the configuration requirements are relatively high, these four models are still 2.0L two-wheel drive high-equipped ( 2.0L automatic two-drive smart sharing type) is more worth recommending.

Let’s talk about the smart enjoyment type. The four-wheel drive is more expensive than the two-wheel drive model. 1 It is reasonable and suitable for friends who have requirements for power and four-wheel drive. If you don’t often go bad, the 2.5L automatic two-wheel drive smart model is in power. It's enough for the configuration and it's worth recommending.

◆ 2.5L automatic four-wheel drive flagship

Guide price: 245,800

Seeing the name of the model, you know that this is the top configuration of the whole series, and the price has reached 245,800. See if the 16,000 that is more expensive than the lower configuration is worth it.

2.5L automatic four-wheel drive Zhizun/2.5L automatic four-wheel drive flagship configuration comparison
Project/model 2.5L automatic four-wheel drive smart type
2.5L automatic four-wheel drive flagship
Manufacturer's guide price (ten thousand yuan) 22.98
24.58
Spread (ten thousand yuan) +1.6
Brake energy recovery system
Steering headlight + headlight cleaning

Technology Security Optional Package

(Including low-speed brake assist, lane departure warning, automatic high beam)

Adaptive cruise
Collision warning system
Medium and high speed brake assist system
10-speaker BOSE audio
Original GPS navigation + TMC real-time road conditions

The configuration level of the top-equipped flagship is in line with expectations. Many of the additions are active safety configurations, such as the configuration that has appeared before in the left area of the steering wheel, and the lane departure assist system button is added. In addition, in the multimedia system, the original navigation function, 10-speaker BOSE brand audio, has been added. As a flagship model, these are the characteristics that should have, but the price of 245,800 is really not cheap, and friends with sufficient budgets are the most trouble-free choice.

● Recommended models

Mazda CX-5 2017 2.0L Automatic Two-wheel Drive Smart Type

Model Homepage| Parameters Configuration| Picture| Word of Mouth| Model Quotation
Manufacturer's guide price

18.98 million

A 5-star recommended guide price of 189,800 2.0L automatic two-wheel drive Zhishang type, regardless of whether it is a 2.0L model, or two-wheel drive, but some of the more important such as the central control screen, sunroof and very practical comfort configuration began to appear from it , And it is only 10,000 yuan more expensive than a model with a lower configuration, which is very worthwhile.

Mazda CX-5 2017 2.5L Automatic Two-wheel Drive Smart Zun

Model Homepage| Parameters Configuration| Picture| Word of Mouth| Model Quotation
Manufacturer's guide price

219,800

Mazda CX-5 2017 2.5L Automatic 4WD Smart Zun

Model Homepage| Parameters Configuration| Picture| Word of Mouth| Model Quotation
Manufacturer's guide price

229,800

Mazda CX-5 2017 2.0L Automatic Two-wheel Drive Smart Sharing

Model Homepage| Parameters Configuration| Picture| Word of Mouth| Model Quotation
Manufacturer's guide price

19.98 million

There are three models recommended by the four-star, and they all have their own advantages. For example, friends who have low power requirements but need configuration can choose the 199,800 2.0L automatic two-wheel drive intelligent sharing type; and for the 2.5L two models This model is recommended to buyers who have a higher pursuit of power. If there is occasional demand for bad roads, the 229,800 2.5L automatic four-wheel drive Zhizun model of the selected series is undoubtedly the most suitable choice.

● Full text summary

In fact, the new Mazda CX-5 launched this time did not surprise us in price, which is consistent with the price range of the old model, but in terms of product strength, this kind of exterior interior is enough to be used to compete with opponents. Challenged. In fact, it is not difficult to find through comparison that, except for the top models, the other models are increased according to the neighborhood of 10,000 yuan, which is more friendly to our consumers. If you hesitate between the two configurations, there is actually a difference. The 10,000 yuan of hard work is enough. The 18.98 million 2.0L automatic two-wheel drive Zhishang model has the highest cost-effectiveness and the configuration is very practical, and has received our five-star recommendation; the other three four-star recommended cars have their own merits and are worth considering. (Hong Bingqing, Home of Wen Auto)

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