Posted on 16. Apr, 2012 by in Mazda Canada

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All-New Compact Crossover SUV Earns Mazda a Third “Interiors” Award

IRVINE, Calif. (April 16, 2012) – The all-new 2013 Mazda CX-5 currently was named to WardsAuto World‘s 10 Best Interiors list, as comparison by a publication’s editors.  A visitor to a compress crossover SUV segment, during 35 miles per gallon (mpg), CX-5 boasts a best highway fuel economy of any SUV sole in North America – including variety – interjection to SKYACTIV®[1] TECHNOLOGY, a brand’s innovative engineering truth on fuel-saving technologies.

“To apart itself from a competition, a 2013 CX-5 had to offer not only a same facilities and options as other compress crossover SUVs, though be better, stronger and smarter than those other offerings,” pronounced Jim O’Sullivan, boss and CEO, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO).  “For CX-5 to be respected with such a graphic endowment is a covenant to Mazda’s ardent courtesy to each fact – from dynamics and engineering to reserve and design.”

All new or significantly altered prolongation vehicles are authorised for examination by a editors of WardsAuto.  Interiors are rated formed on element selection, ergonomics, motorist information, safety, altogether value, hold points/comfort, fit and finish as good as aesthetics/design harmony.  There is no cost top for car entries.  The 2013 CX-5 Grand Touring was entered this year.

Previously famous as “Auto Interiors of a Year” as partial of a Automotive Interiors Show hold annually in Detroit, WardsAuto became a pretension unite in 2005, renaming a awards to Ward’s 10 Best Interiors in 2011.  The Mazda5 and MAZDASPEED3 were comparison for a prestigious list in 2008 and 2010, respectively.

The 2013 CX-5 starts during $20,695[2] and facilities high-level customary interior apparatus such as a SKYACTIV-MT six-speed primer transmission, cloth chair upholstery, energy windows with a driver’s side one-touch automobile open/close, push-button start, a tilt-and-telescopic steering column, steering-wheel-mounted audio and journey controls as good as auxiliary and USB tie ports.

As tested, a CX-5 Grand Touring adds customary oppulance cabin amenities in a form of a SKYACTIV-Drive six-speed involuntary transmission, leather-trimmed chair upholstery, exhilarated front seats, an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s chair with energy lumbar support, a leather-wrapped steering circle and change knob, dual-zone involuntary meridian control, a 5.8-inch in-dash tone guard with rearview camera, a energy moonroof, 40/20/40-split fold-down back seats, Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio connectivity with steering-wheel-mounted controls, a Bose® Surround Sound System, HD RadioTM Technology and Sirius Satellite Radio. 

A Technology Package is accessible for a Grand Touring indication and includes an in-dash TomTom-based navigation system, bi-xenon auto-leveling headlights with a pivoting Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS), an auto-dimming rearview counterpart with Homelink®, an anti-theft alarm and Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry.

CX-5 Grand Touring models start during $27,045.  The CX-5 Touring mid-level indication starts during $23,895.

Recently named a “Top Safety Pick” by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), all

CX-5 models exaggerate best-in-class fuel economy.   Front-wheel-drive (FWD) models versed with SKYACTIV-MT are EPA-rated with an estimated fuel economy of 26 city/35 highway/29 combined.  When versed with SKYACTIV-Drive, FWD models accept an mpg rating of 26 city/32 highway/29 combined.  SKYACTIV-Drive is customary on all-wheel-drive (AWD) models, that lapse an estimated EPA fuel economy rating of 25 city/31 highway/28 total mpg.

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 and Mexico by scarcely 700 dealers.  Operations in Mexico are rubbed 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 charges. Actual prices set by play and might vary.


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