2021 Mazda CX-5 | Milwaukee

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The CX-5 has done it again. The 2021 Mazda CX-5 claimed the Best Crossover spot on Car and Driver’s "10Best" list for the second year in a row. Other review sites and publications have given it similar rave reviews.

Today, we’ll be taking a look at some of the features that have made such a good impression on buyers and critics. Keep reading to learn more about connectivity features, the standard safety suite, and powertrain options.




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Connectivity Suite

Every 2021 CX-5 has plenty of infotainment features. Standard tech includes Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, 10.25-inch touchscreen, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and two USB ports. Upper trims add premium features like integrated navigation, a 7-inch digital gauge display, a premium 10-speaker Bose audio system, SiriusXM satellite radio, and a universal garage door opener, alongside a few others.

Safety Features

The 2021 CX-5 has the i-Activsense safety suite. Vehicles with this suite (such as the CX-5) have forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking and pedestrian detection, lane departure warning with lane keep assist, blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert, automatic high beams, rain-sensing automatic wipers, and a rearview camera. As with connectivity features, higher trims get more driver assistive features, such as front and rear parking sensors, traffic sign recognition, reverse automatic emergency braking, a surround-view parking camera system, adaptive headlights, driver attention monitoring, and a heads-up display.

Powertrain Options

The 2021 CX-5 sports one of two engines: a 2.5-liter four-cylinder and its turbocharged variant. The 2.5-liter produces 186 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. The Sport, Touring, Carbon Edition, and Grand Touring trims all come with this engine. The 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder variant bumps performance considerably. With regular fuel in the tank, it pumps out 227 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. With premium fuel, those numbers go up to 250 horses and 320 lb-ft. The turbo engine is standard for Carbon Edition Turbo, Grand Touring Reserve, and Signature trims. AWD is available on Sport, Touring, Carbon Edition, Carbon Edition Turbo, and Grand Touring trims and is standard on the Grand Touring Reserve and Signature trims.

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