You will love how the 2019 Mazda CX-5 handles the snowy, winter roads! Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® takes the CX-5 for a spin on this episode of Car Coach Reports.
Specs: Horsepower: 187 to 227 hp.
Price: From $24,350 Model tested: Signature AWD
Pro: Tight handling and steering, enjoyable to drive Attractive and upscale cabin for a premium details New optional turbocharged engine provides plenty of power Quiet at highway speed
Con: Small center screen Less rear legroom and cargo room than most competitors
What’s new More powerful engine for Grand Touring Reserve and Signature trims Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone Available ventilated front seats and around view parking camera
Safety: CX-5 safety features: Smart Brake Support Sounds an alert and applies the brakes when it detects the risk of an imminent front crash. Lane Keeping Assist Provides gentle steering guidance to prevent you from inadvertently drifting out of your lane. Rear Cross-Traffic Alert Alerts the driver to vehicles approaching from the rear when, say, reversing from a parking stall. NHTSA Overall Rating – 5 star
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