2016.5 Mazda CX-5 Performance Capabilities


Like many drivers in Connecticut you may be in the market for a practical crossover SUV that also gives you a fun-to-drive experience behind the wheel! The 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 serves up confident yet fuel-efficient performance along with available all-wheel drive thanks to the impressive and holistic engineering and design approach of SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY. On top of all that, you’ll also enjoy responsive, sporty handling as you traverse the streets of East Hartford and Glastonbury. When you’re ready to take this Mazda crossover for a spin, visit Mazda of Manchester for a test drive.

SKYACTIV® Powertrains

The 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 is offered with two different SKYACTIV®-G engine options, both of which utilize Variable Valve Timing (VVT) and come mated to either a six-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission.

  • 2.0L SKYACTIV®-G Engine – The 2.0L DOHC 16-valve four-cylinder base engine comes standard on the Sport trim and sends out a total output of 155 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque.
  • 2.5L SKYACTIV®-G Engine – Available on the Sport trim and standard on the Touring and Grand Touring trims, the 2.5L DOHC 16-valve four-cylinder engine features Advanced Direct Injection and produces a total of 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque

Confident Handling

If you’re looking for a crossover that drives with the personality of a sports sedan, the 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 has you covered. This model has been built with a responsive steering system, and its rigid yet compliant 4-wheel independent suspension is made up of MacPherson struts with a stabilizer bar and multilink rear suspension with a stabilizer bar. If you upgrade to the 2.5L SKYACTIV®-G engine, you’ll also have access to the confidence-inducing engineering of this model’s all-wheel drive system.

Fuel Economy

In addition to promoting a feeling of authority for drivers behind the wheel, the 2016.5 Mazda CX-5’s SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY also helps this crossover achieve great fuel economy:

  • 2.0L SKYACTIV®-G Engine – The Sport trim’s base engine comes with a front-wheel drive system and gets an impressive EPA-estimated 35 mpg highway and 26 mpg city.
  • 2.5L SKYACTIV®-G Engine – Move up to the 2.5L SKYACTIV®-G four-cylinder engine, and you’ll have the option of a front-wheel drive setup that gets an EPA-estimated 33 mpg highway and 26 mpg city or an all-wheel drive setup that gets 30 mpg highway and 24 mpg city.

Get a Taste for the 2016.5 Mazda CX-5’s Performance Capabilities

You no longer have to wait to get behind the wheel of a stylish and performance-oriented crossover with practical dimensions and great fuel economy. Come to Mazda of Manchester, just 10 minutes from Hartford (Exit 63 off I-84 East or West) to check out the 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 today. You’ll find us open seven days a week at 80 Oakland Street in Manchester, CT, and you can contact us online or give us a call at (860) 645-4100 at any time with questions.