Sometimes automakers will release new model years for a vehicle without bothering to inform the driver of what they can expect out of the newer model. Does it even pay to upgrade when you could just go with the older model and get the same features? We understand your questions and concerns, and that’s why we’d like to give you a fair comparison between the 2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2017 Mazda CX-5.
The good thing about the 2018 model is that it more or less retains all the features you came to love from the 2017 model. That means the same easily-configurable cargo space and audio and connectivity features. Engine specs and features remain largely the same, because why change something if you already have the perfect formula in place? Check out some additional specs and features in the table below.
2018 Mazda CX-5
2017 Mazda CX-5
|Standard||Cylinder-Deactivation Technology||Not Available|
|Standard||Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring||Available|
There are a few more changes you can expect to see out of the 2018 CX-5 model. For starters, the number of trim levels have been reduced. While this may seem like a change not worth being excited about, you should be because this will condense features and thus add more value to your vehicle. The three trim levels for the CX-5 are the Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring.
Aiming to make their vehicles even more efficient, Mazda continued their march toward progressiveness by including cylinder-deactivation technology in the CX-5. New for 2018, this technology will shut down the outside two cylinders in the I4 engine during slower speeds and while idling to help increase fuel economy. Looking for more technology in your CX-5? You’ll get it with Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, which is now standard on all trims. This adds even more value to your CX-5, and who doesn’t want that?
If you’re interested in either of these two models, come check them out here at Hall Cars in Brookfield! We’ll be happy to show you around and help you find your perfect match. Give us a call or schedule a test drive today!