What is Most Noticeable in the 2021 Mazda CX-5 Model Series?


The year 2021 brought the Mazda CX-5 model series as yet another strong competitor for the already well-established models in the segment of five-seat compact crossover SUVs. Many say, it is the supreme ride quality and excellent handling prowess that sets up the 2021 Mazda CX-5 models at a higher pedestal than many of its closest rivals, like the Toyota RAV4, VW Tiguan, and Volvo XC40.

To know about the 2021 Mazda CX-5 model series from a closer range, and to experience its drive moves all by ourselves, we booked a test drive with this crossover model at the Mazda dealer Scottsdale. Our test drive turned out to be the reason why we decided to drive it home, and at the same time share with you the reasons that made us notice the virtues of this model so ardently.

Does the Year 2021 Make Any Prominent Difference?

We have already made it clear, that the year 2021 brought the 2021 Mazda CX-5 models to the limelight for the changes done to its lineup. Here the first change we noticed is the introduction of the   Carbon Edition where one gets a special bunch of standard features that includes a better ride height which is obtained from the installation of the big 19-inch wheels.

Inside, the cabins of this particular trim come wrapped in red colored leather upholstery, that will allure people from all ages. The year 2021 also brought in every Mazda CX-5 model a massive 10.3-inch infotainment display, as a standard infotainment feature. Changes are also observed in the powertrain lineup, where a new turbo-4 engine is added to the existing options.

Levels of Comfort and Convenience

All the cabins caged inside the handsome looking 2021 Mazda CX-5 model series come neatly arranged with widespread rows of seats welcoming every occupant alike. Space is abundant in every 2021 Mazda CX-5 model, that automatically lays down the first criterion for a comfortable ride. All this is supported by the selection of high quality materials that soothe down the nerves both visually and tactually.

Trims that come configured with high-spec appearance package enhance the visual appeal to a large extent. The 2021 model year edition also begets the higher trims of the Mazda CX-5 models with Nappa leather upholstered cabin, to elevate the luxurious experience.

Well-Controlled Rides

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 models ensure that every ride in it will be automatically joyrides, where the composure of the cabin comfort will never get hampered, even if the route does not always allow the crossover to sail through smooth surfaces. Every move in the 2021 Mazda CX-5 models stay well-controlled, which should be duly credited to the effective powertrain and drive components.

The 2021 model year lineup of Mazda CX-5 keeps a 2.5-liter inline-4 engine at its base, that can make 187-horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque, when tagged along with a 6-speed automatic transmission. There is an optional 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine present in the current year lineup that is rated at 250 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque, and is preferred by most buyers, confirmed the sales staff of the Scottsdale Mazda dealership.