2013 MAZDA CX-5 NAMED “TOP SAFETY PICK” BY INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY

Posted on 20. Mar, 2012 by in Mazda Canada

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– All-new compress crossover SUV receives top reserve rating from IIHS –

IRVINE, Calif. (March 20, 2012) – The all-new 2013 Mazda CX-5 compress crossover SUV was currently famous as a “Top Safety Pick” by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).  The CX-5 perceived a organization’s top probable pile-up reserve rating of “Good” in all 4 tests conducted.

“The 2013 CX-5 is Mazda’s initial prolongation car to accept a full apartment of SKYACTIV®[1] technologies, that focuses not usually on fuel potency though also on reserve and stability,” pronounced Jim O’Sullivan, boss and CEO, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO).  “Earning a ‘Top Safety Pick’ eminence from a IIHS serve exemplifies Mazda’s loyalty for formulating products that offer a best of all that consumers want: fuel economy, performance, doing and, many importantly, safety.”

Vehicles accept ratings formed on formula from a Institute’s evaluations on front, side and back impact pile-up tests as good as a roof strength exam (implemented in 2010), that measures passenger insurance in a eventuality of a rollover.  Each vehicle’s altogether analysis is formed on measurements of penetration specific to any pile-up angle and a repairs impact on pile-up exam dummies positioned within a vehicles during a time of collision. 

The CX-5 Sport starts during a rival $20,695[2] MSRP, that is good next a segment’s stream sales leaders.  Paired with a SKYACTIV-MT six-speed primer transmission, a entry-level Sport is versed with high-level customary amenities such as 17-inch aluminum amalgamate wheels, daytime using lights (DRL), push-button start, a tilt-and-telescopic steering column, steering-wheel-mounted audio and journey controls as good as auxiliary and USB tie ports.  CX-5 Sport also boasts best-in-class fuel economy with an EPA rating of 26 city and 35 highway.

Available options for CX-5 models embody a SKYACTIV-Drive six-speed involuntary transmission, Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio connectivity, a 5.8-inch tone hold shade monitor, rearview camera, leather seats, a TomTom technology-based in-dash navigation system, a Bose® Surround Sound System, a Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) complement and bi-xenon auto-leveling headlights with a pivoting Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS).

All CX-5s are versed with a all-new SKYACTIV-Body and all-new SKYACTIV-Chassis, that safeguard a car structure as reinforced and still as it is firm and absorbs impacts.  The SKYACTIV-Chassis weighs reduction than stream Mazda platforms and includes a front strut cessation and a multi-link back format along with an collection of pattern changes.  The SKYACTIV-Body is comprised of 61 percent high-tensile steel, formulating a lighter, stronger physique with higher handling.  The all-new CX-5 also is a initial prolongation car to implement 1,800MPa ultra-high tensile steel, that are employed in a front and back fender beams and formula in tools that are 20 percent stronger and 10.6 pounds lighter than prior era bumpers.

Other customary reserve apparatus includes 6 airbags (front, side and full side-curtain), 4 circle hoop brakes, anti-lock brakes (ABS), daytime using lights (DRL), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), a Traction Control System (TCS), a fold-away stop pedal assembly, front and back press zones, three-point reserve belts for all seating positions, front seatbelt pretensioners, Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) and a tire vigour monitoring complement (TPMS).

Founded in 1959, a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is an independent, non-profit, systematic and educational classification dedicated to shortening deaths, injuries and skill repairs that outcome from crashes on a nation’s highways and roads.  The Institute, along with associate a Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI), supports highway reserve efforts and collision impediment by car pile-up reserve tests as good as consumer education, such as motorist function and alley designs.  For some-more information, revisit www.iihs.org.

Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees a sales, marketing, tools and patron use support of Mazda vehicles in a United States, Canada and Mexico by scarcely 900 dealers.  Operations in Canada are managed by Mazda Canada, Inc., located in Ontario; and in Mexico by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.  For some-more information on Mazda vehicles, revisit a online Mazda media core during www.mazdausamedia.com.  Product B-roll might be systematic online by visiting The News Market during www.thenewsmarket.com/mazda

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[1]  SKYACTIV is a purebred heading of Mazda Motor Corporation (MC).

[2]  Starting cost is manufacturer’s suggested sell cost (MSRP).  MSRP does not embody $795 end assign (Alaska $840), title, taxes, license, options and play fees.  Actual prices set by play and might vary.

 

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