Mazda’s successful CX-5 compact, crossover SUV gained a
comprehensive set of upgrades for the 2019 model year and after
the 2017 redesign year, the model has finally got the
turbocharged four-cylinder engine. However, Mazda upgraded also
the response and stability with the new G-vectoring system
while the model introduced also the new range-topping Grand
Touring Reserve and Signature trims. The model made also some
interior and tech enhancements.
As for the next 2020 Mazda CX-5 version, reports reveal several
possible upgrades while Mazda remains silent about its plan.
The sleek and elegant CX-5 could come with some styling tweaks
and the introduction of the diesel engine would further make
the model more competitive.
2020 Mazda CX-5: Design
While Mazda brought significant mechanical and equipment
upgrades for the 2019 model year, the styling of the model
remains in the form shaped by the latest redesign. The CX-5
came with the simpler and more elegant lines after the recent
redesign and keeps the similar dimensions.
The 2020 Mazda CX-5 could get updated front and rear end
styling as the reports indicate. The face of the model will
again be defined with the shield-shaped grille and slim LED
headlights. However, with the several new details in the front
bumper section and refreshed grille and headlights, the next
CX-5 should stay fresh until the next redesign.
The rear side should also get the revised taillights and bumper
while the profile will keep the same shape and form.
Two new trims Mazda introduced for the 2019 version brought
unique interior treatments and model gained also more tech
features including the 360-degree parking view. The models also
come with heated and ventilated front steals plus unique wood
and dark trim accents.
The next version won’t introduce radical interior upgrades
regarding the style and comfort features while there could be
some tech improvements. Every CX-5 will provide Apple Car Play
and Android Auto support. The base version will offer 17-inch
alloy wheels, LEDs, cloth upholstery, a 7-inch touchscreen,
blind-spot monitors, emergency braking, rear cross-traffic
Available in upper grades will be larger wheels, dual-zone
climate control, Bose Audio, Nappa leather, heated and
ventilates seats, etc.
2020 Mazda CX-5: Powertrains
Mazda brought finally, the CX-9 sourced 2.5-liter turbocharged
four-cylinder engine in the 2019 version. The new G-vectoring
Control system came also with the turbo four engine providing
better control and traction thanks to the vertical load
control, varying torque and braking friction.
The 2020 Mazda CX-5 version could gain the turbodiesel engine
available in some markets. A 2.2-liter turbocharged inline-4
diesel should provide around 175 hp.
Two engines available with the 2019 version will return. A
naturally aspirated 2.5-liter inline-4 engine with the
fuel-saving technologies will produce 184 hp and torque of 186
lb-ft. More muscle will provide the versions with the 2.5-liter
turbocharged four-cylinder engine under the hood. The
turbo-boosted engine will pump up to 250 horsepower and torque
of 310 pound-feet.
The front-wheel drive and 6-speed automatic will be standard
combo while the all-wheel drive will also be available.
2020 Mazda CX-5: Release, Price
The arrival of the 2020 Mazda CX-5 will be in fall, 2019. The
price range should stay close to the current with the starting
position around $24, 500.