New Mazda CX-5 2022 : Standard All-Wheel Drive, Mild-Styling Freshened

New Mazda CX-5 2022 – The increasing homogeneity of SUV and crossover markets is a terrifying prospect for drivers who enjoy driving, however, there are a few good things to consider for car enthusiasts. Mazda is an automaker whose family cars have a balance between utility and sport, and if the improvements that are planned in  2022 CX-5 can be any sign that the tradition will not end. The minor refresh planned for 2022 will include a subtle design refresh both inside and outside as well as a streamlining of turbo model trim as well as the standard all-wheel-drive throughout the entire lineup.

2022 Mazda CX-5 All-Wheel Drive Specs
2022 Mazda CX-5 All-Wheel Drive Specs

New Turbo CX-5 Models

Its Carbon Edition Turbo and CX-5 Grand Touring Edition Reserve are gone, and replaced by 2 new models: CX-5 2.5 Turbo and the CX-5 2.5 Turbo Signature. Both turbo models distinguish themselves from the CX-5 lineup with distinctive style. The Turbo features a unique glossy black exterior trim, and the Turbo Signature with paint-matched body and cladding, shiny silver-finished wheels, interior trim made of woodgrain as well as Nappa the leather seats. The standard for 2022 Mazda’s iActiv AWD system does not just provide enhanced traction during bad weather conditions but is also tuned to improve performance during everyday driving. Mazda

Engine Specs

This 2.5-liter turbo four-cylinder engine remains unchanged with a rating of 250 horsepower, and 320 pounds of torque when it is running premium fuel. The base engine is the same 2.5-liter four-cylinder that produces an impressive 187 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. Additionally, Mazda touts a more efficient six-speed auto transmission, however, no details on the specifics of the tune are available.

Mazda’s i-Activ All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system, previously available for $1400 that is now standard across the CX-5 lineup along with the remainder of the CX lineup which comprises three models: the CX-30, CX-5, and CX-9. (The CX-3 was discontinued at the closing in 2021.) Other teaks for hardware include enhancements to the dampening control of suspension and increased frame stiffness to dampen undesirable vibrations, cut down on road noise and make the cabin quieter and provide better quality ride comfort. Furthermore, the 2022 CX-5 will also feature Mazda Intelligent Drive Select (Mi-Drive) which is the latest system from Mazda’s drive-mode division, which allows drivers to control the performance of the vehicle using an inside-cabin switch.

Redesign

The outside of the whole range has been softened by new front- and rear-end styles. The hood line has been extended to an innovative three-dimensional grille creating a solid forward-leaning appearance when the car is seen in a curved view. The new headlight design has two LEDs in a rectangular shape The taillights have been similar to the style, and the new alloy wheel designs provide fresh perspectives. Every one of the 2022 CX-5 models will feature interior improvements similar to improvements that are found throughout the Mazda catalog. Additionally, the seats have been revamped with better padding and support for comfort and stability.

2022 Mazda CX-5 All-Wheel Drive Interior
2022 Mazda CX-5 All-Wheel Drive Interior

2022 Mazda CX-5 Rumors

This could be the final year for the second-generation CX-5 which was introduced in 2017. The following CX-5 is likely to be the 2023 model, which will arrive late next year. There are also rumors of the CX-50 crossover version of the CX-5 which will feature a six-cylinder engine and a hybrid system that runs at 48 volts that are designed to take Mazda more upmarket.

2022 Mazda CX-5 All-Wheel Drive
2022 Mazda CX-5 All-Wheel Drive

Although the compact CX-30 ultimately replaced the CX-3 however, there could be the need for both traditional and coupe crossovers, in the future. CX-5 alone, which accounts for the majority of the Mazda sales. CX-5 2022 will go on sale during the 4th quarter of 2021. The pricing will be released closer to its launch date.