Mazda CX-5 2022 launched, 4-wheel drive is standard equipment
The 2021 upgrade of the Mazda CX-5 brings certain changes that must be paid close attention to the user to be able to recognize.
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After a series of leaked photos from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China, the new version of the Mazda CX-5 has officially launched in the North American market with some slight upgrades and evolutionary design compared to before.
In terms of design, the Mazda CX-5 2022 is equipped with a new radiator with a mesh design with 3D depth. Surrounding the grille is a thicker chrome brace, but no longer extends to the end of the headlights as before. The headlights and taillights have a pair of rectangular LED lights that look sharper and more modern.
At the rear, the rear of the Mazda CX-5 2022 has less changes. New taillight cluster with 2 rectangular lights inside, similar to headlights. Below are small reflectors, located higher than before and exhaust pipes integrated into the new black panel on the rear bumper. In addition, the braille stamp on the rear trunk door is also applied with its new font, similar to the Mazda CX-30.
In terms of equipment, the Mazda CX-5’s Grand Touring Reserve configuration has been removed and replaced by the 2.5 Turbo version with a number of design upgrades such as glossy black wood cladding on the outside with red stitching and trim on the side. in.
The more advanced 2.5 Turbo Signature version has body-colored copper wheel arches and bright silver alloy wheels, wood-panelled interior and newly designed Nappa leather seats for added comfort and convenience.
The 6-speed automatic transmission on the Mazda CX-5 2022 has been upgraded to reduce response lag and for smoother acceleration. The modified suspension system helps reduce aftershocks and noise transmitted into the cabin.
In particular, an important update on the Mazda CX-5 2022 in the North American market is that the 2-wheel drive system will be available by default on all versions. It is known that Mazda has announced that it will follow Subaru to equip AWD for all product lines, but the first phase of this strategy will temporarily be limited to the SUV segment.
In North America, the price of the Mazda CX-5 2022 has not been announced yet. After opening for sale, this model promises to put a lot of pressure on rivals Honda CR-V and Hyundai Tucson.
Standard equipment of the KONA 1.6 Turbo includes 18-inch alloy wheels, Full-LED headlights, LED taillights, fog lights, 10.25-inch Supervision digital instrument cluster, 8-inch entertainment screen with Apple integration. CarPlay and Android Auto, 6-speaker audio system, leather seats, automatic air conditioning, electric driver’s seat, smart key, push-button start, wireless charging, gearshift paddles, interrupt/start system engine and tire pressure control system.
The N Line version is also equipped with conveniences on the same number of adjustments such as exclusive N Line wheels, leather and suede seats, electric front passenger seats, ventilated and heated front seats, and with black ceiling lining instead of gray.
Both versions are equipped with Smartstream G engine block, 1.6 T-Gdi capacity, for a capacity of 195 horsepower and 265 Nm of torque. Comes with a Smartsteam 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox and front-wheel drive system, giving the ability to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 7.7 seconds.