You will love how the 2019 Mazda CX-5 handles the snowy, winter roads! Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® takes the CX-5 for a spin on this episode of Car Coach Reports.
Horsepower: 187 to 227 hp.
Price: From $24,350
Model tested: Signature AWD
Tight handling and steering, enjoyable to drive
Attractive and upscale cabin for a premium details
New optional turbocharged engine provides plenty of power
Quiet at highway speed
Small center screen
Less rear legroom and cargo room than most competitors
More powerful engine for Grand Touring Reserve and Signature trims
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone
Available ventilated front seats and around view parking camera
CX-5 safety features:
Smart Brake Support
Sounds an alert and applies the brakes when it detects the risk of an imminent front crash.
Lane Keeping Assist
Provides gentle steering guidance to prevent you from inadvertently drifting out of your lane.
Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
Alerts the driver to vehicles approaching from the rear when, say, reversing from a parking stall.
NHTSA Overall Rating – 5 star
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