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2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Mazda CX-5

Red 2019 Mazda CX-5 in Snowy Field vs Red 2018 Mazda CX-5 on a Country Road

With the recent debut of the updated and refined 2019 Mazda CX-5, many families in search of a compact crossover want to know – what are the differences? With an updated engine lineup, an expanded model lineup and additional tech features, the refined Mazda CX-5 builds on an already award-winning platform. Take a closer look with this 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Mazda CX-5 comparison.

No matter which Mazda CX-5 model year you choose, you will enjoy the same elite level of performance, luxury, style and technology that have made the Mazda CX-5 a household name and a stand out in the compact crossover segment. With room for five passengers in a luxury-infused cabin and a versatile 30.9 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row that will expand to 59.6 cubic feet with the rear seats laid flat, the Mazda CX-5 is tailor-made for family adventures.

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2019 Mazda CX-5 VS 2018 Mazda CX-5
$24,350 Starting Price $24,150
187-Horsepower 2.5-Liter SKYACTIV®-G 4-Cylinder Base Engine 187-Horsepower 2.5-Liter SKYACTIV®-G 4-Cylinder
Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve and Signature Trim Levels Sport, Touring and Grand Touring
250-Horsepower Turbocharged 2.5-Liter SKYACTIV®-G 4-Cylinder Available Engine Option N/A

Differences Between the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and 2018 Mazda CX-5

An expanded model lineup makes the 2019 Mazda CX-5 stand out in this 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Mazda CX-5 comparison and provides more luxurious trim levels for drivers to choose from. With the latest Mazda CX-5 edition you will have five trim level options – Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve and Signature. An upgrade to the all-new, top-of-the-line Mazda CX-5 Signature trim provides next-level luxury and class with Caturra Brown Nappa leather upholstery, layered wood interior trim, satin chrome interior accents, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a smorgasbord of high-tech features.

Under the hood, the Mazda CX-5 will feature the same 187-horsepower 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G four-cylinder engine that has been a highlight of the compact crossover’s design. Paired with the six-speed SKYACTIV®-Drive automatic transmission, the front-wheel drive Mazda CX-5 will achieve 25 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway – 24 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway when you add i-ACTIV AWD®. To make the sporty Mazda CX-5 even more athletic, the new Grand Touring Reserve and Signature trim levels will employ a turbocharged SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T four-cylinder engine that will manufacture 250 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque with premium, 93-octane fuel. G-Vectoring Control Plus technology is standard for all 2019 Mazda CX-5 models and contributes to nimble handling.

At the heart of the Mazda CX-5 cabin, you will find a standard 7-inch MAZDA CONNECT™ touchscreen infotainment system that provides one-touch access to Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities. Features that will now be available for the 2019 Mazda CX-5 edition include ventilated front seats, a customizable 7-inch multi-information display, power-folding mirrors and a 360-degeree camera system. Safety is a highlight of the Mazda CX-5 crossover, which comes standard with Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Smart City Brake Support, Dynamic Stability Control and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System.

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Overhead View of Red 2019 Mazda CX-5 with Sunroof
Close Up of Red 2019 Mazda CX-5 Rear Exterior
2019 Mazda CX-5 Steering Wheel, Dashboard and Touchscreen Display
Cutaway View of 2019 Mazda CX-5 Interior