This SUV crossover offers two engine and transmission choices and comfortably seats five people. Powered by either a 155–hp SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY 2.0L 4–cylinder or a 184–hp 2.5L SKYACTIV®-G engine, the Sport trim level also offers drivers the choice of having a SKYACTIV®–MT 6–speed manual transmission. The Touring and Grand Touring come standard with the SKYACTIV®–Drive 6–speed automatic transmission. Standard features of the Mazda CX–5 include Push Button Start, cruise control, front-wheel drive, Dynamic Stability Control and Traction Control Systems, daytime running lights, intermittent rear wiper/washer, and 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels.
Available features include High-Intensity–Discharge (HID) Bi–Xenon headlights with auto leveling, Adaptive Front–lighting System (AFS), halogen fog lights, rain–sensing windshield wipers, power sliding–glass moonroof, heated side mirrors, dual–zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth hands–free phone and audio capability, Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry, auto–dimming rearview mirror with Homelink, 6–way or 8–way power driver's seat, heated front seats, Leather–trimmed seats, steering wheel and shift knob, SMS text auto delivery and reply, Mazda Navigation System, Pandora compatibility, Bose Centerpoint Surround Sound audio system with AudioPilot and nine speakers.